How long should our debt stick around? If you’re like many Canadians, the answer is “as long as it takes”. With so many of our life’s milestones dependant on borrowing – from getting a diploma to buying a home – many of us will be in pay-off mode for decades.
What does it really take to pay it all off sooner? One man shares his story of aggressively paying down his mortgage – and whether it was worth it. Read on for the full story.
I’m Mortgage-Free By 30 – Here’s How
Think it’s impossible to pay your mortgage down in just four short years? Sean Cooper did it – all before turning 31. It’s a major accomplishment – but came with plenty of sacrifice and commitment. Read on to learn more about Sean’s mortgage journey – and what he plans to do now that he’s mortgage free!
Read Sean’s Blog | I’m Mortgage-Free By 30 – Here’s How
No Move From the U.S. Fed – And Why Canadians Should Care
The U.S. Federal Reserve opted to hold American interest rates at current levels last week. It means the cost of borrowing won’t be changing any time soon south of the border – but there are big implications for Canadians and economies across the globe.
Check out our breakdown of how the U.S. Fed rate decisions affect your finances, and what to look for in the future.
Read Barry’s Blog | No Move From the U.S. Fed
Why Paying Student Debt Takes Longer Than You Expect
Students may be overly optimistic about paying off their debt – a new study finds most think they’ll pay down their loans within five years – yet that expectation is often far from reality.
Read Andrew’s Blog | Why Paying Student Debt Takes Longer Than You Expect>
Does Your College Student Have the Right Insurance?
Does your college student have the right insurance? From contents insurance to travel coverage, don’t be caught off guard. Here are a few common areas where coverage gaps occur.
Read Gordon’s Blog | Does Your College Student Have the Right Insurance?
Ontario Tuition Costs Are Canada’s Highest
A new report finds Ontario tuition costs are Canada’s highest, and have grown 248% since 1993! What can Ontario students do to counter these rising costs?
Read Derek’s Blog | Ontario Tuition Costs Are Canada’s Highest