50+ with little or no Mortgage? You Need a Line of Credit! + MORE May 15th

Mortgages in Canada can be a murky subject – one that we hope to shed some light on with a series of highly informational articles.
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IMF Cautions Against Relaxing Mortgage Rules, Says Market Still Heated in Canada + MORE May 24th

The housing market remains the biggest threat to Canada’s economic health. That is according to a report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), published this week after an official visit to Canada. They are responding to calls by several real estate boards in Canada to ease the new B-20 stres.... More »
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The Best Credit Cards for Students in 2019 + MORE May 18th

If you’re a student in college or university, you understand that every penny counts. Tuition is high, textbooks are expensive, and it’s hard to maintain healthy eating habits while living off-campus when all you can afford are those packets of Sidekicks pasta for $1. This is where a good rewar.... More »
50+ with little or no Mortgage? You Need a Line of Credit!
Contrary to media reports about our ‘record personal debt levels’, it’s extremely prudent to ensure you have access to emergency money.
The line of credit popularity that took place in the ’90s wasn’t a bad thing. It allowed us to borrow at low rates to invest or spend as needed. Many successful investors have been doing this for decades. Borrowing to invest makes smart financial success. Don’t let anyone tell you differently.
We’re seeing more reasons for Canadians to get a secured line of credit now: Age; Income; and Qualification.

If you’re 50 or older and have a mortgage coming due, or maybe you have no mortgage, you should strongly consider getting a secured line of credit instead of just renewing your mortgage.
If you’re retiring, opting for a reduced work schedule or anticipating a reduction in your income for any reason, please act now!
If you don’t think this applies to you, guess again. The new mortgage rules have made it much tougher to qualify…

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A Conservative win in the October federal election would mean an end to stress testing mortgage switches, as well as additional measures aimed at improving housing affordability. Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer made that promise on Friday while speaking to the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA). “Housing affordability has become a critical issue across the […]

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