12/6/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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Consumers looking to consolidate debt currently have more buying power than they will next month, therefore rushing to refinance their mortgages before the new mortgage ... More

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  11/24/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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More than half of Canadians say they have good knowledge of debt management, yet many Canadians who hold a mortgage don’t believe they’re in debt at all. ... More

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  10/24/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Ron Hyde
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According to the results of a new poll conducted by a leading insolvency firm, fully one-third of Canadians indicated that they are already feeling the pinch of increasing ... More

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  9/29/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Ron Hyde
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The latest poll by Forum Research Inc., which was conducted right after the Bank of Canada’s decision to increase its benchmark overnight rate to 1% earlier this month, ... More

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  9/24/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Ron Hyde
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Up to a million Canadians would struggle to cope with a 1 per cent rise in interest rates with 700,000 at risk from even a 0.25 per cent rise. ... More

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  9/22/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Ron Hyde
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Canadians’ appetite for borrowing does not appear to be waning any time soon, if the latest figures from the Bank of Canada are any indication. ... More

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  9/19/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Ron Hyde
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In its latest data release, Statistics Canada announced that the amount Canadians owed compared with their disposable income climbed higher in the second quarter. ... More

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  9/12/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Ron Hyde
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Canadian consumers can expect to feel some financial effects following the Bank of Canada's decision to raise the key interest rate. ... More

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  9/6/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Ron Hyde
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Debt levels in Ontario are outpacing the other provinces while those in Western Canada are declining – and it’s not just home loans. ... More

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  8/23/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Ron Hyde
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Unprecedented household debt levels will give Canadians a rude awakening on their unpaid credit card bills if another economic downturn materializes in the coming years, according ... More

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  7/19/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Ron Hyde
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The high levels of Canadian household debt should not be viewed in isolation a new report from the Fraser Institute says. ... More

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  5/18/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Ron Hyde
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Around 10 million Canadians say they have experienced moderate to high levels of income volatility in the past year. ... More

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  3/15/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Ron Hyde
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The amount Canadians owe compared with how much they earn hit another record high last year. Statistics Canada said the amount of household ... More

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