Home Ownership

    10 Things You Need to Know about Mortgages

    November 18, 2016
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    Mortgages are a tricky business. Nobody looks into them until they’re needed and it can take some time to fully understand the ins and outs. If you’re considering on buying a home, here’s a primer on 10 things you need to know about mortgages. 1. The minimum down payment rules have increased As of February 2016, the minimum down payment needed to buy property has changed and is now dictated by the following: If the property less than $500,000, the…

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    Investing

    JustWealth: The new Robo-Advisor in town

    The Fintech scene in Canada just got a little bit more interesting. Financial innovation brought on by advancements in technology have opened up new investment options that disrupt traditional institutions; the trend is starting…

    April 5, 2016
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    Travel

    why Cebu, Philippines is for everyone

    It was grey and raining when we first arrived in Cebu City. The taxi ride from the airport to the hotel took over forty minutes; it wasn’t far, but the traffic was slow that…

    March 29, 2016