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         The Latest Rate Increase:         What Does It Mean For You?

Posted on Sep 23, 2022

The Not So Great News

As many of us would now know, the 2nd of September raised interest rates up 75 points to 3.25%. According to Reuters, the Bank of Canada believes that it may need to continue to raise rates to fight stubborn inflation. So more rate rises may still be on the horizon.

Now For The Good News

While this may feel like a gloomy start to...

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Is Inflation nearing a peak? Some economist think so...

Posted on Jul 21, 2022

Despite June’s headline CPI inflation reading rising to a near-40-year high, it was less than markets had expected.That could signal that inflation is finally nearing a peak, which would be welcome news to the Bank of Canada as it plans its next rate hike on September 7.In June, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) accelerated to an annual rate of 8.1%—i...

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5 Easy Tools To Save You Some Money During Rising Inflation

Posted on Jun 29, 2022

With inflation on the rise, no one is escaping the impact of higher prices. 

According to Statistics Canada, inflation has risen to 7.7%, the highest increase since 1983. Gas prices rose by 12% in the month of May alone and have seen an overall 48% increase compared to this time last year. Grocery bills have increased by 9.7% in the past year.

At the...

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Posted on Jun 21, 2022

Have your circumstances changed since you last reviewed your mortgage?

As a home owner, it's important to stay up to date on the home financing options available to you so that your mortgage remains suitable and relevant to your current lifestyle and circumstances.

Setting up a mortgage check-up can provide you with peace of mind in knowing you will...

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Our Top 10 Tips to Prepare Your Home to Sell in the Spring Market

Posted on Apr 14, 2022


Fresh warm air, budding flowers and green grass bring excited buyers that are ready for a change. Spring often sees an influx of buyers for a variety of reasons: warm weather has people out and about looking, buyers with kids are often preparing to move in the summer to work around school schedules, or the fresh newnes...

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Prepaid credit cards can help with impulsive or emotional spending: Experts

Posted on Feb 23, 2022

TORONTO — Ellie Clin uses a Wealthsimple Cash prepaid Visa to pay for gifts, takeout, groceries, entertainment and other non-essential expenses and saves her bank’s Visa card for larger purchases and monthly bills.“I’ve never been good at formal budgeting with spreadsheets and receipts. When I was using my main bank account for personal and enterta...

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