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Why Gold Has Been on a Tear in 2016

Updated from Feb. 9

The stock market is having a horrible time so far in 2016, with the S&P 500 down more than 9%. Gold, on the other hand, is up nearly 10% year-to-date and hit a four-month high of just under $1200 per ounce on Monday before dipping 0.7% Tuesday to $1189.30. 940 more words


The Best Credit Cards in Canada for People with Bad Credit

As the saying goes, past behaviour is the best indicator of future behaviour. And in that spirit, your credit history is what lenders use to determine your credit worthiness. 924 more words

Review : 99 Homes

’99 Homes’ is a 2014 film that is grounded in the post housing market collapse across the US set in 2010, in Orlando, Florida. It’s both written and directed by Ramin Bahrani. 322 more words

Film Review

New Qualified Mortgage Rules

The home loan industry has new rules in place for home buyers, aimed at protecting them against abusive mortgage loan practices that lenders used in the past.   437 more words

Money & Banking

Five things to do if you are over-extended on your mortgage

Mortgage default may be rare in this country, but nearly 9% of indebted households need 40% or more of their gross income to pay their debt service charges, says the Bank of Canada Financial System Review. 441 more words


A New Survey Finds U.S. Citizens Aren’t the Brightest When It Comes to Money

The United States has the largest economy in the world. Its citizens’ financial literacy doesn’t match up to their country’s fiscal muscle.

According to an S&P… 229 more words

The Cable

One more time: Greek debt crisis

This economic/political soap opera has been running for 5 years already and it all indicates that more episodes are to come in the coming days. I would be very (happily) surprised if Greece’s third bailout is the final resolution to this economic mess. 1,006 more words