5 Tips to Manage Financial Stress

General Michele McGarvey 15 Apr

With the continued rise of inflation, interest rates and the overall cost of living, the uncertainty can be unnerving for many individuals. But don’t fret! We have some tips and suggestions to help you manage your financial stress and help you to power through these latest economic changes: Prioritize What You Can Control: It can be […]

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Tapping into Your Home’s Equity with the CHIP Reverse Mortgage

General Michele McGarvey 1 Apr

Curious about the CHIP Reverse Mortgage by HomeEquity Bank? If you’re a Canadian aged 55 or older, this financial solution could hold the key to tapping into your largest asset, your home. It’s a unique opportunity that allows you to use your home equity for various purposes, from paying off debts to funding home renovations […]

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What You Need to Know About Smart Homes!

General Michele McGarvey 18 Mar

Technology is constantly evolving and adapting to our needs as a society and individuals. One of these exciting developments has been the creation and evolution of smart homes. WHAT IS A SMART HOME? A smart home is any home where the homeowners are able to control thermostats, lighting, appliances and other devices remotely over the […]

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Amortization Options

General Michele McGarvey 20 Feb

Your mortgage amortization period is the number of years it will take you to pay off your mortgage. Depending on your choice of amortization period, it will affect how quickly you become mortgage-free as well as how much interest you pay over the lifetime of your mortgage (a longer lifetime equals more interest, whereas a […]

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Making Your Home Workspace More Productive

General Michele McGarvey 12 Feb

Fall in love with your home and your workspace again with these tips to help you make your home office space more productive! Establish Boundaries: A key component of being more productive at home is to establish proper boundaries between work and personal life. While not all of us at home have space for a dedicated […]

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Estate Planning: Are You Covered?

General Michele McGarvey 29 Jan

“New Year, new you” may be a cliché but it is for a reason! The New Year always has us thinking about where we are now, and where we want to end up. When it comes to your personal goals, a review of your finances and estate should be at the top of your list. […]

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Pantone of the Year

General Michele McGarvey 15 Jan

As we enter the New Year, it’s always fun to reflect on the previous twelve months and take a look at what is trending as we move forward. If you’re unfamiliar with the Pantone of the Year, it is more than just a colour to paint your walls. Since 2000, the Pantone Colour Institute has […]

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Mortgage Renewal Benefits

General Michele McGarvey 27 Dec

Is your mortgage coming up for renewal? Do you know about all the incredible options renewing your mortgage can afford you? If not, we have all the details here on how to make your mortgage renewal work for you as we start to think about 2024. Get a Better Rate Are you aware that when […]

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Winterizing Your Home

General Michele McGarvey 11 Dec

We Canadians are no strangers to the chill of the winter season! As we shift into the final few months of 2023, now is a great time to check your home before the cold front hits. Below I have included a few tips that could help you save on bills, prevent future repair costs, and […]

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