After analysing the newest mortgage changes announced by Jim Flaherty, it is pretty difficult to find fault with the government's decision to tighten up on residential mortgage borrowing. Believe me, I tried my best to poke holes in last weeks announcements.
The government has taken major steps to cool down the Canadian Real estate market as soon as possible. Flaherty has taken four steps:
Part of good financial management is making decisions based on your priorities, and understanding how a purchase or a spending decision will benefit your life.
Before you spend money on a product, service or experience, it’s a good idea to consider what you will gain by making the spending decision. Spending money can be a positive experience when done with focus on what you can gain as a result of your spending decision. Here are a few things to consider: Read More
The word “investment” gets tossed around a lot. Just about anything can be called an investment these days. The definition of an investment is the purchase of something with the expectation of favourable future returns. We tend to think about financial returns when we talk about investments. But, even if there is not a reasonable expectation of a financial return, we often still describe a purchase as an “investment.” Here are three things that may not actually be investments — even though we talk about them as such...Read More
When you are financially free, you can cruise through life at a luxurious speed filled with things that make you happy....books, art, travel. But beneath the surface, becoming wealthy and staying wealthy involves diligent work, an appetite for risk and a certain mindset that’s not always obvious. Here are some of the habits of financially free people.
1. No Logic Required
“Making money has little to do with logic,” says real estate mogul, author and television star Barbara Corcoran, who sold her firm for $66 million in 2001. “It has more to do with trusting your... Read More
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