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Saturday, February 4th, 2023

Breaking Down Debt: How 4 Different Loans Affect Your Mortgage-Worthiness

Want to get a new mortgage? Then, your credit score is a really big deal — it can make or break your mortgage payments, and ultimately determine whether or not you get the house you want. But before we talk about credit scores, let’s talk about the debt that affects them. There are two types […]

Why CIBC’s Mortgage Growth Has Stalled

The Financial Post ran astory this week suggesting that CIBC is retreating from consumer lending due to risk concerns. That was likely a stretch. The article was based primarily on one data point, percentage change in mortgage and household lending. Since CIBC has near-0% volume growth in the first five months of 2012—whereas the other Big 6 banks […]