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Saving for a Down Payment to Buy a Home

June 07, 2021

Written by: Lindsey Ewart | Financial Advisor | Corunna Branch You may be interested to learn more about how to start saving for a down payment towards a home purchase. Although it may seem daunting to think about, here are a few tips and tricks that can help you get closer to owning your own […]

Downsizing to the lifestyle, and home, you want today

May 28, 2021

Tricia Bouterse | Financial Advisor | Sarnia Most homeowners come to a point in their life when they may want to downsize their home maybe because of their stage of life or becoming empty-nesters, wanting to retire in a new place, wanting less up-keep and space to maintain, wanting more financial freedom, and more. It’s […]

What is a Fixed Rate Mortgage?

May 21, 2021

Liz Oliver | Financial Advisor | Mount Brydges Whether you are buying your first home, refinancing or renewing an existing mortgage, sometimes deciding whether to go with a fixed or variable rate mortgage can be confusing. I’d like to share some information that may be helpful when deciding if a fixed rate mortgage is right […]

Managing your Credit Card Debts and Payments

May 03, 2021

James Lounsbury | Branch Manager | Goderich Are you having difficulty keeping up with multiple monthly credit card or loan payments? Do you have multiple credit card bills or loans to keep track of and pay on different dates? Does it feel like you’ll never be able to pay off what you owe? Credit card […]

Financing and Building Your Dream Home

April 26, 2021

Written by: Marina Kraft | Financial Advisor | Strathroy Branch If you have been searching and searching and haven’t yet found your dream home, building one from the ground up might be the right solution for you. A few things to consider if you are thinking of undertaking a home build: You’ll need to secure […]

What is a HELOC (Home Equity Line Of Credit)?

April 16, 2021

Written by: Abby Randall | Financial Advisor | Brigden Branch Are you thinking about doing some home improvements, going on vacation, or even putting in that dream swimming pool but unsure how to fund these improvements? Have you thought of using the equity in your home to borrow at a low cost? Let’s explore how […]

Why you should get pre-approved when shopping for your first home

April 06, 2021

Written by: Aimee June | Assistant Branch Manager | Chatham Branch Unless you have been hibernating all winter long, you’ve likely seen how hectic the real estate market has been already! The additional stress this is putting on home buyers has increased substantially but it is a particularly difficult situation for first time home buyers. […]

Contemplating Taking a Break?

March 16, 2021

Written by: Doreen Welsh | Commercial and Agricultural Account Manager | Goderich Branch COVID-19, and the onset of the pandemic, brought fear and panic to many. Job layoffs, business interruptions, and closures, along with the hesitancy to leave your house for fear of contracting the virus, forced us into unknown territory and left many wondering […]

I want to invest in the markets, but I’m scared they will drop

February 22, 2021

Written by: Shawn Gethke | Investment Advisor | Credential Asset Management Inc. | Goderich Investing in the markets isn’t always the right fit for everyone when it comes to deciding how you will save and grow your money over your lifetime. It’s important to do investment and financial planning with a trusted and qualified advisor. […]

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