9/19/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Bill Henderson
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In its latest data release, Statistics Canada announced that the amount Canadians owed compared with their disposable income climbed higher in the second quarter.

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  9/12/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Bill Henderson
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Canadian consumers can expect to feel some financial effects following the Bank of Canada's decision to raise the key interest rate.

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  9/6/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Bill Henderson
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Debt levels in Ontario are outpacing the other provinces while those in Western Canada are declining – and it’s not just home loans.

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  8/24/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Bill Henderson
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With home prices rising across the country, many would assume that housing costs (including rent and mortgage payments) are the most expensive budget item for the average ... More

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  8/23/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Bill Henderson
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Unprecedented household debt levels will give Canadians a rude awakening on their unpaid credit card bills if another economic downturn materializes in the coming years, ... More

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  7/19/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Bill Henderson
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The high levels of Canadian household debt should not be viewed in isolation a new report from the Fraser Institute says.

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  6/23/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Bill Henderson
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Canadian household debt is rising and is set to keep rising despite expected increases in interest rates; and that worries the Parliamentary Budget Officer.

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  6/14/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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Mortgage delinquency rates were low in Toronto and Vancouver during the fourth quarter of 2016, despite hot housing markets that have sent prices soaring, according to a new ... More

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  6/13/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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Millenials are confident in their financial future and in the housing market, according to a new study.

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  5/18/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Bill Henderson
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Around 10 million Canadians say they have experienced moderate to high levels of income volatility in the past year.

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  4/8/2017 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Bill Henderson
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From a personal finance point of view, Toronto real estate makes your head spin. Monthly price increases for resale houses in the city are amazing enough in their own ... More

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  3/15/2017 | Posted in Financial Health by Bill Henderson
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The amount Canadians owe compared with how much they earn hit another record high last year. Statistics Canada said the amount of household ... More

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  9/9/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Bill Henderson
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Canadian seniors are getting a lot more comfortable with debt and a growing number are using it to finance their lifestyle, including home purchases, according to an exclusive ... More

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