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8 May, 2013

Learn how you can baby step your way to mortgage freedom saving thousands of dollars in interest in the process. A Scotiabank’s Mortgage Landscape Study, almost 2/3 of mortgage holders agree they could make additional payments to help pay off their mortgage faster without impacting their lifestyle. It can take — only an extra $20 a month.

22 Mar, 2013

The latest rate setting by the Bank of Canada, once again, maintained the benchmark at 1%. It has been there for two years, the longest run ever without a change. Still, Governor Mark Carney continued to express the Bank’s desire to move rates up as soon as possible. That position seemed to take another hit when the Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve indicated The Fed was prepared to hold its borrowing rate at 0.75% to 2015 if necessary.