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  • Canadians racking up debt even as mortgage activity slows, CMHC says
    At the same time, the share of mortgage holders aged 55 and older continues to grow.
    May 22, 2019
    Money
  • Home reno? Debt consolidation? Tapping your home equity is getting harder
    New data from TransUnion finds that Canadians are increasingly turning to unsecured lines of credit — a more expensive way to borrow.
    May 22, 2019
    Money
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  • Reverse mortgage, downsizing or HELOC? The best way to boost your retirement income
    Using your house to boost your retirement income can be tricky, but there are a few ways to squeeze cash out of your home.
    Jul 24, 2018
    Money
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  • Welcome to the era of flat home prices
    Here's what that could mean for home sellers, homebuyers and homeowners who aren't selling.
    Jun 20, 2018
    Money
  • HELOC rates are going up – what you can do to avoid payment shock
    Interest rates are likely to keep rising, and lenders could decide on further rate hikes on certain borrowers.
    May 2, 2018
    Money
  • Need cash in a hurry? Here are the best and worst ways to get it
    We asked two financial experts to rank the options for getting cash in a financial emergency.
    Feb 22, 2018
    Money
  • Interest rates could rise July 12: Who are the winners and losers?
    The big divide is between housing haves and have-nots
    Jun 29, 2017
    Money
  • Indebted Canadians using ‘homes as ATMs,’ consumer agency warns
    The number of households that have taken a home equity line of credit (HELOC) on top of their mortgage has soared nearly 40 percent since 2011,
    Jun 7, 2017
    Canada
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  • Rising interest rates could cost the average Canadian $130 a month more in debt repayments
    RBC report highlights the implications of a rate hike for household debt
    Jun 7, 2017
    Money
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  • Home renovations: The 4 big risks of borrowing against your house to pay for it
    Home equity loans have their downsides.
    May 25, 2017
    Canada