Bank of Canada Raises Interest Rate to 0.75 Per Cent For the first time in seven years, the Bank of Canada has raised its target for the overnight rate to 0.75 per cent from 0.50 per cent. The last time the Bank of Canada increased the rate was back in 2010 and for the last two years, the overnight rate has been sitting at 0.50 per cent.
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Could you use a little less stress in your day? Need a little boost in office productivity? Then maybe the answer lies in your favourite four-legged best friend. With almost half of all Canadian households owning a pet, it's not such a crazy idea that people would enjoy pets in the office too.
The Reality of the Millennial Homeownership Dream If you're a millennial in Canada, or the parent of one, a recent HSBC survey suggests that the dream of homeownership isn't dead, it just requires some help-and work-to bring the dream of buying a home to life.
The Cost of Mortgage Loan Insurance in Canada Buying a house can be costly, and for the majority of us, the only way to make that dream a reality is to get a mortgage. Yet, with housing prices being what they are, many Canadians find it difficult to save up the needed 20 per cent down payment to avoid paying for mortgage loan insurance.
CMHC to Increase Mortgage Insurance Premiums The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is increasing its mortgage loan insurance premiums. The new mortgage loan insurance premium increase will come into effect on St. Patrick's Day, March 17th, 2017. Will you be affected?
What Impacts Your Home Insurance [Infographic] From the roof to the basement to the garage, there are many things that go into your home insurance rate. But what specifically affects your home insurance rate? As you make your house your home, we've identified 21 things that may influence the rate you pay for your home insurance coverage, and illustrated a few of them in this Kanetix.ca infographic.
Home Insurance Savings Guide: 21 Things That Impact Your Rate Your home is probably your biggest investment and the best protection for that investment is home insurance. But what specifically affects your home insurance rate? As you make your house your home, we break down some of the things that may influence the rate you pay for your home insurance coverage.
Tips to Save Once You Decide Tie the Knot
Life's big moments come with big changes. When you get married, you enter a whole new world of personal finance opportunities. From honeymoons to home insurance, get the most financially from your new life together and say, "I do" to savings.
Tips to Pay Off Your Home Mortgage Sooner
If you intend to pay off your home mortgage as quickly as possible, then you're in the majority; a survey claims that more than 75 per cent of new homeowners said being mortgage-free sooner was their goal. Of course wanting to be mortgage-free sooner is easier said than done, but there are some tips that can help you reach your goal quicker.
Title Fraud in Canada: Keeping the Roof over Your Head, Yours
Real estate fraud in Canada is a booming business, and while the vast majority is perpetrated against financial institutions in the form of mortgage fraud, it's title fraud that hits home and strikes fear in homeowners. Learn how it happens and how to protect yourself.
Tips to Save Once You Decide to Tie the Knot Planning to pop the question this Valentine's Day? Life's big moments come with big changes. When you get married, you enter a whole new world of personal finance opportunities. From honeymoons to home insurance, get the most financially from your new life together and say, "I do" to savings.
Halloween Safety: 8 Tips for Keeping Pets Safe It might be one your favourite times of the year, but Halloween can be downright scary for your pets. The holiday is full of Halloween hazards for your dog or cat, but there are some simple ways you can keep them safe.
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