Managing Your Money

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…

Managing Your Money

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…

Managing Your Money

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…

Managing Your Money

Why you should talk to a mortgage specialist

A perfect mortgage is so much more than just a seductively low-interest rate. It’s one of the most important financial decisions you’ll make.  So, why not take advantage of an…

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Common mistakes first time homebuyers make

Without a doubt, buying a house is probably one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make. And planning for your first one is an even bigger battle. But fear not.…

First Time Homebuyer Mistakes
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Planning like a boss to afford that mortgage

It’s mortgage season, rates are low, and people are hunting for that perfect home. But with housing prices at an all-time high, affordability remains a challenge. So how do you…

Planning like a boss to afford that mortgage
Managing Your Money

Mortgage myth busters to boost your financial IQ

Congratulations. You’re finally able to afford that mortgage for the house of your dreams, and you’re ready to start your search for the perfect home and the right mortgage to…

Mortgage myth busters to boost your financial IQ
Managing Your Money

Money management for kids

You teach them manners, how to tie their shoes, and how to ride a bike. But can you really teach your kids the value of money? Short answer? Yes. And…

Teaching Money to Kids
Managing Your Money

Wondering where to start to save up for a down payment?

Buying a home is possibly the biggest purchase you’ll ever make. Beyond shopping for a great rate and figuring out what your new monthly budget could look like, you need to…

How to save for a down payment

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