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Could Your Mortgage Use A Spring Check-Up?

Could Your Mortgage Use A Spring Check-Up?

By Jon McKay Pride Mortgage Agent Now that spring has sprung, it’s a perfect time for your annual mortgage health check-up. If you make time for a quick review each spring, it may yield you some fruitful financial savings. Your ...

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Managing Your Housing Costs

Managing Your Housing Costs

More than 25 percent of Canadian households spend over the affordability threshold on housing, according to Statistics Canada’s National Household Survey. The threshold, set by the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), is defined as 30 percent of household income ...

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How To Keep Your Emotions From Dictating Your Financial Future

4 Tips from World-Renowned Financial Advisor You’ve probably heard of emotional eating, but financial advisor Matthew T. Shafer says emotional investing is a problem that needs to be recognized society-wide, especially since the economy has been in such sharp focus ...

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Single Ladies Buying Homes

Single Ladies Buying Homes

By Jon McKay Pride Columnist It’s becoming increasingly apparent that a greater number of women are now taking the reigns when it comes to home purchases. There’s a growing trend among single women – and, more precisely, professional single women ...

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Retirees’ Options For Accessing Home Equity

Retirees’ Options For Accessing Home Equity

Close to 11 million Canadians – 60 percent of the workforce – do not have access to a workplace pension plan, according to the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP), which suggests that a looming pension crisis may lie ahead ...

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5 Important Tips For Buying A New Condo

5 Important Tips For Buying A New Condo

NC – It’s no secret that there’s an ongoing condo boom in Ontario – just look around you. Our cities are going up vertically, and that means more and more people are enjoying high rise living. So if you are ...

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Using Home Equity To Your Advantage

Using Home Equity To Your Advantage

By Jon McKay Pride Columnist Canadians purchase homes for a variety of reasons. Some want the stability of owning their own home, while others also look at home ownership as an investment vehicle. No matter what the reason, the truth ...

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