Is a U.S. credit card the right fit? If you travel to the U.S. often, live in a border community or fly south for the winter, these payment options can save you from paying extra fees.
Planning to trade snow and slush for warm beaches and sunshine? Many Canadian snowbirds flee the winter months for kinder climates down south. Before taking flight though, there’s a number of loose ends to tie up. Here’s our checklist for newbie snowbirds…
Despite the weak Canadian dollar, winter-weary snowbirds and March breakers are still heading south for vacation. If you’re one of these people, you probably understand that you need to pack more than just sunscreen for protection. Even if your travel budget is tight, spending a bit extra on travel insurance could save your family thousands…
The low loonie has put a cramp in snowbirds’ style, limiting their spending power while dwelling south of the border. How can Canadians still make the most of their warm weather getaways? Read on for the full story.
Canadians are living with a lower loonie reality, as the dollar continues to slide against the U.S. greenback. How can consumers cope with less spending power? Read on for our breakdown.
It’s important that snowbird seniors are covered from a financial and insurance point of view with they travel south – but today’s lower loonie may mean extra financial challenges this winter. Here are 7 tips for coping financially.
Canadian-owned U.S. properties can be a great investment, as the American market experiences an uptick. But, there are tax rules you should know about – especially if you rent your unit or plan to see. Gordon Powers breaks it down.
Considering getting a US mortgage? Buying property stateside can be a great investment – but there are some key differences to expect when applying for an American mortgage. Here’s what you need to know.
Considering buying a vacation home south of the border? Snowbird destinations like Florida and Arizona may offer relief from the cold and snow – but Canadian buyers can get frozen out by American mortgage rates. Here are 3 options for financing that U.S. home, from our friends at The Housing Block.