Tag: saving money

down payment minimum

Saving for a Down Payment

By: Elias Kellendonk

Any down payment that totals less than 20 per cent of the property value will require mortgage default insurance, and be considered a high ratio loan.

Refinance / Consolidate

Refinance and Consolidate Your Mortgage

By: The Super Broker

Debt consolidation or a Mortgage Refinance can cost effectively remove debt, and can make the financing of your future projects that much easier.

financial planning

Why wait until New Year's Day? Start thinking about financial strategy now

By: The Super Broker

The most popular New Year’s resolutions are often the hardest to keep, especially when it comes to counting calories, quitting vices, losing weight and, of course, saving money.

Life insurance

Don't forget about life insurance coverage when saving for your dream home

By: The Super Broker

Young, first-time homebuyers who are saving up for their dream home and brushing up on mortgage terminology may be easily sidetracked by the latest and greatest home projects Pinterest has to offer.


Older Canadians less likely to pay off loans quickly

By: The Super Broker

Retirement is meant to be a time for relaxing and enjoying the rewards of your years spent working and building wealth. Unfortunately, some Canadians are relaxing a little bit too much and not taking steps to get out of debt sooner.

Managing debt in current economy

By: The Super Broker

BMO Financial Group, in an effort to educate consumers in financial literacy, is issuing one money management tip per week during 2012. The latest: Pay down debts before a rate increase.

Canadian Home Builders' Association

As builders predict rising house prices, cost-saving options remain for buyers

By: The Super Broker

Home builders across Canada are reporting that the cost of building a new home is going up, and rising home prices might not be far behind.

Canada Money

Money saving tips for tax payers

By: The Super Broker

With tax season approaching, the Royal Bank of Canada has some tips to help you save money.


Top retirement tips for Canadian consumers

By: The Super Broker

You know you need to begin saving for retirement, but you don’t know where or when to start.

Canadians of all ages seek retirement before 65

By: The Super Broker

Canadian baby boomers and younger members of Generation X and Y disagree and many important national issues, but retirement isn’t one of them.

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