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How the financially savvy deal with February

First of all, I hope everyone had a great Valentine’s Day! That’s February’s bright spot, a kernel of contrast to the general malaise of the season. And certainly a contrast to the disdain for the February antics of the financial predators I wrote about last week.  ...
Why February nauseates me

Why February nauseates me

The month of February is not my favorite month. It’s not the snow. It’s not that I’ve just had about enough of winter. It’s not because it’s a short month. The reason it nauseates me is because it’s RRSP season. Well, actually it’s not just about RRSP’s but about how...

Changing lending programs may help some home buyers

Last December the provincial government announced a plan to loan up to half the down payment to first-time home-buyers, a Christmas gift and pre-election goody. We blogged about that at the time. The program is now in place, and we have a few more details as to how...