The Bank of Canada announces its sixth rate increase since March 2022. Raising the Prime rate to 5.95% with efforts to combat Inflation.
In this current inflationary market, rising costs of living can make it difficult to manage your finances. Debt consolidation can help if you have an existing mortgage, high-interest credit card balances and personal loans. However, if you have equity in your home, you can utilize it to your benefit. Equity … Read More
Every Quarter, the Bank of Canada releases its Business Outlook Survey and Consumer Expectations Survey to analyze Canadian businesses and individuals’ general perceptions and current operations. The two combined allow the Bank of Canada to forecast future market trends and gather a broad range of economic perspectives. Below, find the … Read More
To Lock in or Not to Lock in? That is the Question. Locking into a fixed-rate mortgage has been a hot topic. It’s without a doubt that since the beginning of 2022 the mortgage world has fluctuated and caused quite a stir amongst Banks, Private Lenders, Mortgage Brokers, and Mortgage … Read More
The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 1%, with the Bank Rate at 1.25% and the deposit rate at 1%. Housing affordability has been a long-run Canadian concern. Since its last announcement in March, the Bank continues to set its course for increased Quantitative … Read More