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The Deal with Mortgages: Part 2

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There are more than 400 types of mortgage products on the market, and it’s hard to know whether you’re selecting the right one. Canadians are turning to mortgage brokers to help wade through the selection and save money. MORE

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The Deal with Mortgages: Part 1

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There are several elements to consider in a mortgage. The amortization period is how long it will take to pay off the total loan, which typically ranges from 5 to 25 years; most Canadians finance their homes for 25 years. MORE

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Get Your Game Face On

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Interest rates are still at historically low levels. If you’re paying high interest rates on your debt, it’s time to have a tough conversation with your lenders. Like an outside lineman protecting his star quarterback, you need to fight hard to protect your net worth. MORE

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4 Tips When Buying Your First Home

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You’ve been saving up and it’s almost time to finally buy your first home. Congratulations! Buying a home is one of the most meaningful, exciting investments we make in our lives. By now, you probably have a good idea of what you want – high-rise condo or house, city or suburb, and so on – but there are many things to consider as you prepare. To help you navigate through some of the immediate, critical decisions, here are four tips when buying your first home. MORE

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How Tax Refunds Help Save on Your Home

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You’ve planned well, you’ve worked hard and a tax refund is on its way. What’s next? There are so many temptations that tax refunds can help satisfy – new cars, new clothes, the list goes on. But why not let this money work even harder for you? MORE

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