Articles about financing

Not sure how to put together a down payment? Want to buy a second property? How can you leverage your home equity to pay for your children's post-secondary education? Dare to dream. You'll find your answers here.

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Alternative mortgage lenders

November 21 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Although still marginal, alternative mortgage loans are starting to get Canadian buyers talking.
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The new reality of financial institutions

October 19 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques The financial world has grown by leaps and bounds over the past few decades. A few important things to know about new developments in the mortgage world
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Your child’s first bank account

August 24 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Experts agree that you should teach your children the value of money early on. If your child’s piggy bank is overflowing, it may be time to consider opening their first bank account.
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How to finance your home renovations

August 17 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques There comes a time when a little change can do a world of good. If minor aesthetic changes aren’t enough, and you don’t want to go through the hassle of moving, a renovation project may be in order.
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Cosigning for a loan: what you need to know before accepting

April 12 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Helping out loved ones in a time of need is certainly a noble endeavour. However, cosigning a loan is one of those favours that requires a great deal of judgment and vigilance.
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Loan or home equity line of credit?

April 4 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Some claim a home equity line of credit is practically a gift from the Gods. Others claim it’s a scheme that encourages excessive debt and financial ruin. But whom should you believe?
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What you need to know about being self-employed

March 24 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques Abandoning the comfort of a stable salary and benefits to set out on your own, requires a good deal of guts and optimism. Much like going skydiving, being brave and daring isn’t enough; you need to also be prepared and know exactly what to expect.

Apps to help you manage your budget

March 16 2017 | by Multi-Prêts Hypothèques For some, setting a budget is tantamount to getting a tooth pulled: it’s the kind of thing that can always be put off until tomorrow. What if it could be a pain-free, and even pleasant experience?
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How to get out of debt without declaring bankruptcy

March 10 2017 | by Denis Doucet Are you crumbling under the weight of debt? By organizing and reviewing your spending habits, you can escape debt and avoid personal bankruptcy.

Top 7 financial tips for millennials

March 7 2017 | by Fabien Major Although I’ve worked in wealth management for over two decades, I was always hesitant about giving my kids too much financial advice. However, this is what I wished my father would have told me about managing my finances.