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The Bank of Canada May Never Be Able to Raise Rates . . .

. . . as Canadians still on that buying spree of low interest rates and higher (illusionary) disposable income.

Household Debt Soars in Canada, “Stability” at Risk… 6 more words

Government Fury

Harper says no need for action in housing market, as rate wars rage

Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Wednesday Ottawa is closely watching developments in the still-hot housing market, but there’s no need for another intervention.

“I’m not saying I’m unconcerned. 563 more words


Today's letters: The CMHC is well protected against risk

Send answers of 100 words or fewer to letters@nationalpost.com by Friday, March 20.

Re: A Risky Proposition, editorial, March 16.
The losses referred to in this editorial date back to the 1980s and were largely caused by a high default rate under the assisted home ownership and assisted rental programs, introduced in the early 1970s. 1,241 more words

Full Comment

Canadian home prices to fall 40-50 per cent, financial author says

WATCH: Hilliard MacBeth, financial adviser and author, joins consumer affairs reporter Jamie Sturgeon to discuss why he believes the Canadian real estate market is poised for a crash. 645 more words


chump change

The 800 sq ft two-bedroom termite mound across the street got its $700,000 cash offer. It’s a1940’s house that’s been a rental for 27 years. There have been no updates or repairs. 1,232 more words

Alice Keys MD

Don't Underestimate The Power Of Compounding

The power of compounding is truly intriguing. If you are somewhat familiar with investing, you may have an idea of how important this is to your financial future. 523 more words