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10 things you should do if you want to buy a home...

Will 2018 be the year you step into homeownership? Or perhaps you can finally afford that investment property? If real estate tops your list of goals for the coming year, here are 10 things you should do to buy a home: Check your credit rating (and start repairing it if need be): more great advice on this can be found on my past blog posts. Start saving: whether this means opening a TFSA or various other account, look into this with your financial planner. Think about extra revenue streams: if your income isn’t quite where you need it to be, perhaps looking into a second…

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20 Dec 2017

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How to avoid gift card money traps

Gift cards have long been a saviour for the holiday procrastinators and last-minute shoppers, but while gift cards make…

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6 Dec 2017

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Bank of Canada leaves rates alone

Today, the Bank of Canada announced that rates would remain unchanged at one per cent, as they expect…

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30 Nov 2017

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Don’t let the holidays break the...

It’s officially the season of giving, and for most people that means spending a little more this month.…

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23 Nov 2017

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How Canadians can solve their debt...

According to a new report released today by the OECD, Canada is leading the world when it comes…

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9 Nov 2017

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Financial Literacy Month: Credit 101

November is celebrated in the financial community in Canada as ‘Financial Literacy Month’: This year’s FLM theme “Take charge…

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25 Oct 2017

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Halloween can be expensive,...

It is no secret (especially for those with kids) that Halloween can be expensive. Between costumes, candy and…

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18 Oct 2017

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How to prepare for homeownership: a 12...

One year before your mortgage approval comes through, you should be putting irons in the fire to get…

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12 Oct 2017

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Jeremy Nagel to be featured on new real...

We are excited to announce, that Jeremy Nagel will be featured on an upcoming television show, Homes and Lifestyles,…

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21 Sep 2017

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Why debt management always starts with...

The headlines have painted a stark reality of Canadians’ debt levels, claiming things have surpassed critical threshold. Statistics…

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14 Sep 2017

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How to protect yourself from online...

This summer has been full of major scams in the news, like the $11-million loss at MacEwan University,…

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8 Sep 2017

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What your kids won’t learn in...

It’s September. The kids are back in school. It’s time to focus on education, but there’s some key…

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6 Sep 2017

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Letters to Parliament – Proposed...

Hello friends and colleagues, I’m sure by now many of you have heard the news in some fashion about the monumental changes the Liberal’s proposed on July 18th for small business owners that will make it even harder for entrepreneurs and small businesses to survive in Alberta and across our country. I encourage you all to send letters to the Prime Minister, Finance Minister and your MP to raise…

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