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trucs pour économiser de l’argent

Where do I start if I want to buy a home?

Thinking about becoming a homeowner, but wondering where to start? This five-minute read sums up the steps you can take to achieve your goal.

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Perspectives de marché T2

Should I buy or keep renting?

How do you decide if it’s better to buy a home or continue renting? If you ask yourself the right questions, you’ll be able to deduce whether you’re ready to buy a home or better off renting.

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Covid-19 quel impact sur la retraite ?

Should we rethink our budget?

Creating a budget is already a step in the right direction, but if your budget doesn’t make sense for your needs, you could get discouraged quickly. Here’s how you can make a realistic budget.

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Is now the right time to buy or sell?

In the last few weeks, COVID-19 has reshaped the country’s economy. The current circumstances also provide opportunities that can be seized, depending on your personal and financial situation.

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How much can I borrow to buy a home?

Estimate the cost of your future property in a few seconds and pre-qualify for your mortgage.

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Perspectives de marché T2

Fixed or variable rate: a question of monthly mortgage payments

With the question of open or closed term, you will inevitably have to decide between a fixed and variable rate. Which is best for your situation?

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COVID-19

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Mortgages: answers to your questions

Is it a good time to buy a house?

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Is it a good time to rethink my mortgage?

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Your questions about mortgages

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Approximately how much does a condo cost monthly?

When you put together your budget for purchasing a condo, make sure you factor in an evaluation of the costs associated with the property. Here’s how.

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3 ways to secure a down payment to buy a house

Find out the ins and outs of down payments, the rules you need to follow and the ways you can get the money together to realize your project.

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Budgeting: understanding your personal finances

What should I do with my Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB/CERB)?

1 min 19 sec

Can I withdraw from my RRSP or TFSA to make ends meet?

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Answer Bank: Managing your budget

29 min

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People my age have how much money aside?

Because we all love to snoop into other people's finances, let's take a look at the actual savings profiles of three millennials, including all the figures.

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Finances jeunes famille

How do I take an axe to my expenses?

Has your financial situation changed? Want to save for a project that’s dear to your heart? It may be the perfect time to review your budget and adopt new habits to save money.

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Security and online transactions: a better understanding

Are online transactions as safe as in-person ones?

2 min 05 sec

How can I spot a fraudulent message?

2 min 18 sec

Answer Bank: Your transactions in complete security

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Prenez des précautions contre le vol d’identité

How to create a strong password

If you'd like to learn more about passwords and how to effectively secure your accounts, read on.

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Are you Protected from Credential Stuffing?

This kind of cyberattack happens when fraudsters use hacked credentials and automation to access your online accounts.

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Economic trends: what you need to know

How do I financially prepare myself for the future?

1 min 58 sec

Will there be an impact on the price of consumer goods?

48 sec

Your questions about economic trends

35 min 48 sec

Perspectives

How can I prepare for the unexpected?

Managing your personal finances during a crisis can be challenging. Even if self-isolation allows you to limit your daily expenses, you still have fixed monthly expenses.

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Is it a good idea to withdraw from your RRSP?

Your financial situation changed and you are thinking of withdrawing from your RRSP? Look at the options available to you.

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Investments and retirement: make the right decisions

Is it a good time to invest?

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COVID-19: How to manage your investment portfolio when stock markets are on the decline

You’re wondering about your investment portfolio. Here are eight suggestions.

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Preparer retraite

How do I know if I’m on the right road toward retirement?

Whether you’re almost retired or defining more of a long-term plan, here’s some sound advice.

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For more advice, check out our articles on retirement.

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