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Don’t let back-to-school shopping crash...

A startling new survey reveals that back-to-school shopping is putting a serious strain on Canadian families, and you don’t want to be one of those people. According to the survey results, Canadians are looking to spend $883 per family on back-to-school supplies and clothing! That is $325 more on average than spent on holiday gifts last year! That’s a big number, and this kind of a bill puts a big strain on many household finances and even 40 per cent of families admit hat it takes months for them to pay off that bill. It may be because doting moms and dads have a hard…

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26 Jul 2017

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Affordability is increasing in Calgary

While measures have been made on a federal level to cool hot housing markets in Canada, the National…

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13 Jul 2017

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Why the Bank of Canada changes rates

This week, the Bank of Canada raised their interest rate for the first time in seven years. But…

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29 Jun 2017

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Albertans know how to get rich and stay...

Despite the downturn in our province, turns our Albertans are the most likely to become successful and financially…

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14 Jun 2017

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Forget what you heard, entrepreneurs...

It’s a common belief that if you’re self-employed, the homeownership dream will always be out of reach. But…

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8 Jun 2017

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Why more mortgage consumers are working...

The CMHC recently released their 2017 Mortgage Consumer Survey results, which outline key trends about home buying and…

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25 May 2017

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Where to invest in Calgary real estate...

Buying a home is a big investment, but how can you ensure that you are making a smart…

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18 May 2017

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Canadian Seniors are Struggling with...

A new report released today, shows that non-mortgage debt among Canadian seniors is growing. According to Equifax, non-mortgage…

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10 May 2017

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A Snapshot of First-Time Home Buyers

  Genworth Canada┬árecently polled over 1,800 first-time homebuyers in Canada in their ‘2017 Homeownership Study’,┬áto get a feel…

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5 May 2017

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One year later: how the wildfires are...

Albertans are currently reflecting on the wildfires that plagued so many people one year ago in our province.…

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19 Apr 2017

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What we should teach our kids about...

Today is ‘Talk With Our Kids About Money Day’, and this should serve as a great reminder of…

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12 Apr 2017

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Last-Minute Tax Filing Tips

Tax deadline is looming, and if you’re still panicked about getting your tax return in before the April…

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6 Apr 2017

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The downside of paying mortgages early

There are many reasons why someone may want to pay off a mortgage early, for some people the…

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