10 “Must Know” Credit Score Facts.

General Abha Jain 28 Nov

10 “Must Know” Credit Score Facts. If you are in the market for a home or a new car, you are probably very familiar with your credit score. Lenders are one of the primary users of credit scores and it can have a huge impact on whether you get approved for a loan and just […]

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8 Sure-Fire Ways to Sink Your Household Budget.

General Abha Jain 30 Oct

8 Sure-Fire Ways to Sink Your Household Budget. Despite the effects of the current onslaught from inflation and ever-increasing prices, the basic concept of budgeting hasn’t changed. Dividing up your money into little piles for the various things you need (and want) doesn’t seem like such a difficult process, so why is a budget so […]

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SELLING YOUR HOME IN WINTER

General Abha Jain 5 Oct

Selling Your Home in Winter. While you might think selling your home in winter is harder, with the right considerations it doesn’t have to be! When selling your home during warmer months, the focus is typically on curb appeal and gardening, as well as having bright colors and patterns to draw out different rooms. While […]

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FIVE GREAT FINANCIAL OPTIONS FOR CANADIANS IN RETIREMENT

General Abha Jain 9 Sep

Five Great Financial Options for Canadians in Retirement. If you are an individual aged 55+, it may surprise you that you currently represent 33.09% of the total Canadian population. What may not surprise you, is that Canadians 55+ know what they want in order to live a fulfilling life as they enter retirement. However, they […]

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When Was Your Last Credit Check-Up?.

General Abha Jain 3 Jun

When Was Your Last Credit Check-Up?. A few simple steps to healthy credit… Just like you should have a physical every year to make sure you’re healthy, you should do the same for your credit report and score. Don’t wait until you go to buy something and you are turned down. And don’t worry… chequing […]

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why you need a home inspection

General Abha Jain 22 Apr

Why you need a home inspection. Ahome inspection isn’t a legal requirement when you buy a home in Canada. Yet, it’s certainly a wise decision for the largest purchase you will likely ever make. Here are five reasons why you should opt for a home inspection when buying a home, even if it is a […]

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UNDERSTANDING YOUR MORTGAGE RATE

General Abha Jain 29 Mar

Understanding Your Mortgage Rate. When it comes to mortgages, one of the most important influencers is interest rate but do you know how this rate is determined? It might surprise you to find out that there are 10 major factors that affect the interest you will pay on your home loan! Knowing these factors will […]

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THE CREDIT CHALLENGE

General Abha Jain 20 Mar

The Credit Challenge. For most people, credit score isn’t something you spend much time thinking about. Especially if you are someone who is making good money and paying all your bills on time. When you are in that boat, it feels pretty good! But, when you miss a payment or you struggle to pay all […]

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INVESTMENT PROPERTIES

General Abha Jain 11 Mar

Investment Properties. So, you are looking to purchase a second property! Congratulations! This is a great opportunity for you to expand your financial portfolio and ensure stability for the future. However, before you launch into this purchase there are a few things you should know, depending on which type of second property you are looking […]

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POWER UP YOUR FINANCES

General Abha Jain 22 Feb

Power Up Your Finances. Let’s face it, mere mention of the word “money” can make people shift in discomfort. In an era in which the veils are being lifted off many societal taboos, a shroud of shame hangs stubbornly over money talk – we’re taught to fear it, we’re taught it’s too complicated, and those […]

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