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Three ways to pay off your mortgage faster

Things like traffic, work and dirty dishes can seem to go on forever; your mortgage doesn’t have to.

Even if you have signed on for a long mortgage, with payments scheduled to continue until you’re old, there are ways to speed everything up, experts say. 740 more words

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Bank of Canada holds benchmark interest rate at 0.5%

The Bank of Canada has kept interest rates unchanged at 0.5%, meeting market expectations.

Following the announcement, the Canadian dollar was rallying a bit against the US dollar, climbing to around $1.337, better than the $1.342 the loonie traded at ahead of the announcement. 550 more words

A turret is on your wishlist, you say? Here’s your chance (plus, it comes with a massive house)

Someone who wants to entertain family and friends in a warm and inviting environment — and be surrounded by exceptional craftsmanship — will enjoy this home, says listing agent Anita Rapp of Royal LePage Real Estate Services. 457 more words

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Meridian credit union offers 1-year mortgage at 1.69%

Spring mortgage wars start early, as member-owned lender makes new low offer to homebuyers

Alternative lender Meridian has launched the first shot in the spring mortgage wars with a one-year fixed mortgage rate of 1.69 per cent. 382 more words

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BREAKING NEWS: Bank of Canada holds key interest rate steady at 0.5%

The Bank of Canada today maintained its benchmark interest rate at 0.5 per cent.

The rate affects the saving and borrowing rates that Canadians get from their lending institutions banks. 41 more words