RRSPs: Your Essential Questions Answered
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RRSPs: Your Essential Questions Answered

At this time of year, it seems like the financial world is awash with information on what is a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), the benefits of having one, and how to start one. But there are still a few planning points that Canadians either aren’t aware of or don’t know how to fully put to use… Continue reading »

New Year, New Mortgage Rules: Why You’ll Soon Have a Harder Time Qualifying for a Mortgage
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New Year, New Mortgage Rules: Why You’ll Soon Have a Harder Time Qualifying for a Mortgage

In 2018, new Ontario mortgage applicants likely won’t be able to afford the same home, as stricter mortgage rules come into place. And while those with a fixed rate mortgage are not impacted by interest rate increases implemented by the Bank of Canada, their affordability will be affected as well. For example… Continue reading »

OSFI’s New Mortgage Rules: Why Homebuyers Should Apply Now
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OSFI’s New Mortgage Rules: Why Homebuyers Should Apply Now

Effective Jan. 2018, all Canadians applying for a new mortgage will be subject to a stricter stress test to assess if they could still make mortgage payments in the event interest rates rise. The new guidelines will reduce how much you can afford… Continue reading »