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June 20, 2019

Is it worth paying for a chequing account? Banks vs free alternatives

Take a look at this ad for a chequing account:   I don’t know about you, but I definitely aim to make smart choices with my […]
February 14, 2019
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Should you Take Investment Advice From a Teller?

In Part 3 of my Are You Financially Literate? series, we’re tackling taking investment advice from a bank teller: Yea or nay? Here’s the question I […]
March 8, 2017
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How to Burn Your Mortgage in Three Years

No, that’s not a typo – I do mean three years. And that’s precisely what Sean Cooper did: He bought a house in the Greater Toronto […]
April 2, 2015

Collateral Mortgages Part 3 – What the Lawyers Said

This is the third, and final, installment in my series on collateral mortgages. My intention with this series is to provide consumers with as much information […]
March 27, 2015

Collateral Mortgages Part 2 – Bankers Speak

A few weeks ago I published an article on my concerns regarding collateral mortgages. I outlined why I think they are problematic for many consumers and […]