Tag: debt consolidation

Why a mortgage broker is your best option

October 14, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

First time getting a mortgage? Fifth? “Whether it’s your first time or your fifth time, shopping for a mortgage can often be confusing and even frustrating. Besides, who really has the time to research and compare mortgage lenders to ensure the best deal? Then there are all those crazy terms and acronyms — beacon scores, […]

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Crunch some numbers this fall – in our September newsletter

September 6, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

First-time homebuyer tax credit and more in Your Home and Mortgage Newsletter 2013-09 | CanadianMortgageCo.com

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Protect your credit! Don’t be seduced into getting that department store card…

November 12, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

Applying for that store card can hurt you This is one of my pet peeves:  you walk into a store, go to make your purchase, and when you line up at the cash register, the clerk suggests perkily:  “Would you like to apply for our (fill-in-the-blank) Store Card? You can save $X dollars (or X […]

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Let’s resolve… to clear these holiday bills and start building wealth!

January 22, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The holiday hit Most Canadians suffer with their highest personal debt load in January, when the “holiday hit” arrives, and our somewhat scary credit card statements let us know just how much we spent on the festive season. It’s especially hard if you already had a burgeoning debt load before the holidays. This year, make […]

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10 Tips for Obtaining a Mortgage After Bankruptcy

April 16, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Sometimes bad financial situations happen to good people and bankruptcy is the only way out. But there’s hope – with a little planning, there are strategies for putting your credit back on track and getting approved for a mortgage after bankruptcy. To get a mortgage after bankruptcy:

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Debt Restructuring – It Pays to Have a Plan

March 27, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Many of us are carrying consumer debt from several sources – credit cards, car loans, personal loans, student loans – and are paying much more in interest costs than we should.

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Spring Into Great Home Renovations

March 12, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

If your spring home renovation plans involve larger projects, it can make sense to refinance your mortgage, which allows you to get the very best borrowing rates by using the equity in your home.  

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