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Top financial wellness habits

Gaining financial wellness: 7 Healthy Habits Most of us know the importance of physical wellness, but financial health habits also play a vital role in living your best life. From…

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Is that bargain really a good deal? Global News Morning BC

  Stores often offer big discounts on products at the end of summer hoping consumers will shell-out money on these bargains. But splurging on sale price items isn’t always the…

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What is Legacy Planning, and why is it important?

After lifetime of careful money management and wealth building, it’s sensible to plan for your later years and beyond so that your assets can be shared and enjoyed by those…

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Financing vs cash: which is better when buying a car?

There are two main ways of buying a new car: in cash (paying the total cost in full with your savings), or with auto financing. Although it might seem like…

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How to boost your auto loan application

Cars are expensive—sometimes really expensive. And it’s rare to have cash ready to go in the bank when your old car dies or you need an upgrade. That’s was auto…

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When should you consider refinancing your mortgage?

A mortgage is a long-term financial commitment, but there is always some wiggle room if your circumstances change and you want a new deal to match. You usually have some…

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Fixed vs. variable – which mortgage rate is right for you?

There can be a lot of jargon in the mortgage process, and keeping track of the different products, different dates and different rates can be tough. And because it’s such…

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5 (more) mortgage FAQs answered by an expert (Janessa)

When making big financial decisions, it’s important to ask all the questions. So, to make it easier for you, I’ve answered 10 of the most frequently asked questions I get…

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5 mortgage FAQs answered by an expert (Janessa)

Ah mortgages, a topic near and dear to my heart. Being a relationship manager means that a big part of my job is helping people find the right mortgage. And…

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How to set a budget you’ll actually use

Budgets. A word many people dread because of its association with restrictions, hassle, and headaches. Budgets are designed to make your life easier and keep you on track to reaching your…

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What to do with your tax refund

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