Articles By Justin Dallaire:

A man reviews documents following a change in the Bank of Canada's overnight rate

Financial literacy

What the Bank of Canada’s latest overnight rate hike means for your finances

What the Bank of Canada’s latest overnight rate hike means for your finances
A newly renovated basement that remains empty, except for an office chair and computer monitor

Real Estate

How to know if a secondary suite or basement apartment is legal—and a worthwhile investment

The potential to earn rental income sounds great, but...

How to know if a secondary suite or basement apartment is legal—and a worthwhile investment
A man in a suit holds a miniature house in his hands

Real Estate

Buying a second home: How it works in Canada

Whether it’s for yourself or it’s an investment, here’s...

Buying a second home: How it works in Canada
Young twin girls hold hands and dance, excited by their family's purchase of another home.

Real Estate

It’s possible to be a first-time home buyer twice—here’s how

Some government programs are flexible with the definition of...

It’s possible to be a first-time home buyer twice—here’s how
View of the upper floor of a house under beautiful skies

Real Estate

The Canadian mortgage stress test, explained

Most home buyers in Canada will encounter the stress...

The Canadian mortgage stress test, explained
The front-end of a damaged vehicle

Auto Insurance

What is direct compensation property damage and why do I need it?

We look at what direct compensation property damage ...

What is direct compensation property damage and why do I need it?
A car on a highway at sunset

Auto Insurance

The best car insurance in Canada: Your complete guide

What is car insurance, how much does it cost,...

The best car insurance in Canada: Your complete guide
A car's windshield is damaged by a fallen branch

Auto Insurance

What is comprehensive insurance and what does it cover?

Everything you need to know about comprehensive insurance, including...

What is comprehensive insurance and what does it cover?
A woman prepares a wall to be painted

Renovations

Tips for nailing a home reno this year

Whether you’re handy or not, learn how to spruce...

Tips for nailing a home reno this year