U.S. Federal Reserve Raises Rates Again
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U.S. Federal Reserve Raises Rates Again

For the third time in six months, the U.S. Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate – this time, by a quarter-point. The announcement, widely predicted by economists, is the latest vote of confidence in the U.S. economy. It’s also an indication that Federal Reserve Chairperson, Janet Yellen, is seeking to normalize rates from the rock bottom lows they’ve sat around since the financial crisis in 2008. Continue reading »

Is Holding onto Your Old Property When You Buy New a Good Idea?
Buying A Home / Growing Your Money / Home Ownership / Lifestyle / Lifestyle News / Mortgages / Mortgages 101 / Personal Finance / Personal Finance News / RSM News / Savings / Selling Your Home / Taxes / Your Budget

Is Holding onto Your Old Property When You Buy New a Good Idea?

Is it worth holding onto your current residence as an investment property when you buy new? We’re taking a look at the benefits and drawbacks and questions you need to ask yourself before making the decision. Continue reading »

A Look-Ahead to Canadian Housing Trends for 2017
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A Look-Ahead to Canadian Housing Trends for 2017

It’s less than three months until we begin a brand new year. So what will Canada’s housing markets look like in 2017? We go over the biggest factors at play as well as what we can expect in the home design department. Continue reading »

Bank of Canada Calls Soaring House Prices in Toronto and Vancouver “Unsustainable”
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Bank of Canada Calls Soaring House Prices in Toronto and Vancouver “Unsustainable”

There’s no slowdown in sight for home prices in Vancouver and Toronto, and that has the Bank of Canada worried. Here’s what Governor Stephen Poloz is saying about its impact on our local and greater economies. Continue reading »

Spring Clean Your Finances in 5 Easy Steps
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Spring Clean Your Finances in 5 Easy Steps

Spring is a time of renewal and change, and what better way to ring in the season than with a good spring cleaning? It isn’t just your home you should consider though; chances are your personal finances could use some attention too. A good clean could save you hundreds of dollars! Continue reading »