With Canada’s hottest housing markets showing no sign of cooling in the near future, co-op housing may be seen as a practical alternative. Read on to find out whether it’s a good option for you.
It’s a huge honour to be a bridesmaid or groomsman at a friend or family member’s wedding – but being part of the nuptuals can cost big bucks! Here’s a breakdown of the costs you’ll incur as a wedding party member, and how you can avoid overspending.
With the Canadian dollar currently hovering around 77 cents US, American buyers are flocking north to get a good deal on a cottage. But is it only our low loonie that’s drawing attention to our pristine lakes and cozy cabins?
There’s nothing quite like giving an international student the experience of a lifetime by welcoming him or her into your home. But there are a number of things to consider when hosting a student – including how it may affect your insurance.
No more school, no more books and at least six more weeks to entertain your kids. Summer’s a great time to have family experiences but outings and trips can get expensive. Guest poster Désirée Fawn shares her top 5 and frugal ideas for keeping kids busy.
As expected, the Bank of Canada has decided to keep the overnight lending rate at 0.5 per cent. Read on for more on how this will affect your mortgage and the factors behind keeping the status-quo.
Thinking of buying a home in the next few years? One way to build up your down payment is through investing. Here’s now this process compares to putting your savings into a TFSA or HISA.
Turmoil across the pond – a majority of British voters have thrown their support behind a Brexit following a referendum on the subject on June 23rd. We take a look at just how the UK’s departure from the European Union would affect Canada.