Managing Your Money

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
Managing Your Money

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

What rising interest rates mean for you.

In the wake of three interest rate hikes this year by the Bank of Canada, many Canadians have been hit with the reality that rates can, indeed, rise. This was…

What rising interest rates mean for you
Managing Your Money

Home renos on a budget.

Summer is the perfect time for a home renovation project. That paisley wallpaper in the basement is practically begging to be ripped down, and the shag carpet in your living…

Home Renos on a Budget
Managing Your Money

How to know when to rent or buy.

Spring usually means that the housing market heats up with lots of listings flooding the market. But, is buying the right way to go for everyone? Or should you rent?…

rent or own?
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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