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Loans

Calculating cost savings on a 3- vs. 5-year mortgage

Mortgages

3-year versus 5-year mortgage: How to choose your term

Interest rates are still high but set to come down, which is a key factor in picking a mortgage...

3-year versus 5-year mortgage: How to choose your term
Fireworks for the June 5 BoC lower rate announcement

Mortgages

Making sense of the Bank of Canada interest rate cut on June 5, 2024

Making sense of the Bank of Canada interest rate cut on June 5, 2024
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Mortgages

Mortgage broker vs. bank—which will save you more money?

The pros and cons of using a mortgage broker and going to a bank directly.

Mortgage broker vs. bank—which will save you more money?

Debt

Why young people keep getting caught in debt traps and how to break the cycle

Ever-increasing credit card limits, lifestyle creep and a rising cost of living are contributing to a rise in debt...

Why young people keep getting caught in debt traps and how to break the cycle

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The real costs of buying a car

What a car loan can do to your credit and borrowing capacity, and how interest and add-ons really do...

The real costs of buying a car
Woman playing a game of Monopoly, wondering how their credit score could affect hers.

Debt

Couples and credit scores: How your partner’s credit can affect yours

Couples and credit scores: How your partner’s credit can affect yours
Two students who are taking courses for skill training, thanks to government grants.

Careers

Grant money for school: How to get the funds to develop your skills—and advance your career

From government grants to corporate scholarships, Canada offers plenty of financial support to motivated learners who know where to...

Grant money for school: How to get the funds to develop your skills—and advance your career
A retired couple cheers to having found a way to fund their retirement

Ask a Planner

Should retirees consider a home equity sharing agreement (HESA)?

Home owners have a new way to tap their home equity. How does the HESA compare to a reverse...

Should retirees consider a home equity sharing agreement (HESA)?

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A man is tapping his credit card to pay for something, to symbolize how accustom to debt Canadians have become.

Debt

How much credit card debt does the average Canadian have?

How does your credit card debt stack up against the average Canadian’s? Find out as we dive into how...

How much credit card debt does the average Canadian have?

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