My four best money-saving rules: Roseman

My four best money-saving rules: Roseman

The Star.com Pay yourself first. This tip, expounded by David Chilton in his classic book The Wealthy Barber, lets you save money even if you hate to budget. You ask your bank or employer to deduct a por ...

Is Homeownership Right for You?

Is Homeownership Right for You?

Homeownership is a pretty traditional life goal. Purchasing property, whether it be a condo or house, has become one of those milestones many of us take for granted. There are many great reasons for wanting to own a home ...

Banks vs. Mortgage Brokers

Banks vs. Mortgage Brokers

For most of us, buying property will be the greatest financial investment we’ll ever make. That being said, becoming a homeowner it isn’t something to enter into lightly. Doing your research beforehand will help you ...

Five Tips for House Hunting in Toronto

Five Tips for House Hunting in Toronto

So you think you’re thinking about buying a home – that’s great. Buying property is a huge investment with many aspects to it. From fun perks to money matters, there are a number of things to keep in mind when hous ...

Five Tips for Saving Money

Five Tips for Saving Money

The foundation for building solid financial stability is savings. Whether your goal is to save for a trendy condo downtown or to live comfortably once retired, savings are the way you’ll meet your goal. So, what are ...

Fixed vs. Variable Mortgage Rates

Fixed vs. Variable Mortgage Rates

A common question people ask when considering home ownership for the first time is: What’s the difference between fixed and variable mortgage rates? A fixed mortgage is when the rate has been predetermined for a set ...

How to Fast Track Retirement

How to Fast Track Retirement

Retirement is thought of by many as a magical time when your days are finally your own. There is no more toiling away at the office; you’ve earned freedom to do what you’ve always wanted to do. Kind of.  The real ...