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Why you should not panic about the Bank of Canada rate increase...

Why you should not panic about the Bank of Canada rate increase...

July 12, 2017 | Posted by: Natalie Wellings

This should come as no surprise since the media has been all over this story lately. Yes- the Bank of Canada increased their prime lending rate by 0.25%! It is important to keep some perspective on t ... [read more]

Value that's hard to beat!

Value that's hard to beat!

June 21, 2017 | Posted by: Natalie Wellings

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value”- Albert Einstein Mortgage Brokering is extremely competitive. Not only are we competing with our fellow Mortgage Brokers but we are ... [read more]

No change to key interest rate- Bank of Canada

No change to key interest rate- Bank of Canada

April 19, 2017 | Posted by: Natalie Wellings

Once again, the Bank of Canada announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at ½ percent, despite stronger-than-expected global and domestic economies. While ... [read more]

Variable rate holders- no change to your mortgage rate!

Variable rate holders- no change to your mortgage rate!

April 12, 2017 | Posted by: Natalie Wellings

The Bank of Canada is keeping the target for the overnight rate at ½ percent. In a rather brief interest rate announcement, the Bank noted that, while there are 'significant uncertainties' that ... [read more]

Money Talk

Money Talk

April 5, 2017 | Posted by: Natalie Wellings

This time of the year there is lots of chatter going on out there about investing, since the deadline to contribute to RRSP’s for the 2016 tax year is March 1st. Naturally, all of this ... [read more]

HOW MUCH ARE YOUR GRANDCHILDREN COSTING YOU?

HOW MUCH ARE YOUR GRANDCHILDREN COSTING YOU?

March 29, 2017 | Posted by: Natalie Wellings

Although Millennials are waiting to have children until they're a little older (and more financially secure), a new study from TD Ameritrade reveals they're still receiving quite a bit of he ... [read more]

BREAKING: CMHC announces increase to insurance premium rates

BREAKING: CMHC announces increase to insurance premium rates

March 22, 2017 | Posted by: Natalie Wellings

In an announcement made earlier today, the cost of CMHC insurance will increase, starting on March 17th 2017. For buyers with the minimum 5% down payment, the premium will rise from 3.60% to ... [read more]

Resolve to pay your mortgage off faster

Resolve to pay your mortgage off faster

March 15, 2017 | Posted by: Natalie Wellings

With the New Year just beginning, there's no better time to set some goals for the year ahead. But while health and fitness tend to be top-of-mind these days-particularly after the food-fest known as ... [read more]

Merry Christmas & Thank you!

Merry Christmas & Thank you!

March 8, 2017 | Posted by: Natalie Wellings

The best part of the Christmas season is that work slows down enough that I can take some time to reflect on what has happened in the last year. 2016 was a great one, despite the rough times in Albert ... [read more]

Tips to stay within budget at Christmas

Tips to stay within budget at Christmas

March 1, 2017 | Posted by: Natalie Wellings

The holidays can be a financially stressful time of year-particularly when you have lots of people on your Christmas list. And while we'd all love to have the foresight (and discipline) to save for th ... [read more]

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