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Thursday, May 25th, 2017

The Risks of Using Home Equity to Buy Stocks – From Your Friendly Home Mortgage Broker

The Risks of Using Home Equity to Buy Stocks – From Your Friendly Home Mortgage Broker There are many ways to use the equity you’ve built up in your home. One approach used by some homeowners to use their available equity is to mortgage their home and use the funds to invest the money in […]

Will you fund your retirement through home equity? – Consult with a Vancouver Mortgage Broker

Will you fund your retirement through home equity? Are you one of the many Canadians who did not make a contribution to your RRSP ahead of the March 1 deadline? Is it because you are bogged down by other debt, perhaps a hefty mortgage? While it’s become harder for first-time home buyers to get into […]

10 ways to be a better saver and investor

By Alison Griffiths Happy birthday Moneyville! For the past year, it has been chock-a-block with practical ideas for saving money and spending wisely. For me, one of the best aspects to Moneyville’s first year has been the tremendous response from you readers with your own financial suggestions and experiences. In keeping with Moneyville’s theme of […]

What’s the best way to save for a house: RRSPs or TFSAs?

Add RRSPs versus TFSAs to the list of decisions you have to make as a prospective home buyer. Some serious saving is going to be required to meet the minimum 5-per-cent down payment for buying a home, not to mention the 20-per-cent threshold for avoiding costly mortgage default insurance. Two ideal vehicles for saving are […]

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