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Bank of Canada lowers overnight rate target to 0.25 percent

Bank of Canada lowers overnight rate target to 0.25 percent

March 27, 2020 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

The Bank of Canada today lowered its target for the overnight rate by 50 basis points to ¼ percent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly ½ percent and the deposit rate is ¼ percent. T ...

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3 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit in Barrie, ON

3 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit in Barrie, ON

October 29, 2019 | Posted by: Della Dwyer

For homeowners across the globe, home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have become a handy way of tapping into the value of their homes. However, when borrowing money against your home, it is always ...

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3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate in Barrie, ON

3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate in Barrie, ON

September 3, 2019 | Posted by: Della Dwyer

Investing in real estate has long been a path to wealth-building. Real estate is an asset that can provide both ongoing income and value appreciation, making it attractive to those who seek long-term ...

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

August 27, 2019 | Posted by: Della Dwyer

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Bank of Canada increases overnight rate target to 1.75 per cent

Bank of Canada increases overnight rate target to 1.75 per cent

August 20, 2019 | Posted by: Della Dwyer

The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 1 ¾ per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 2 per cent and the deposit rate is 1 ½ per cent.The global economic ...

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Four Home Renovation Projects That Will Boost the Value of Your House in Barrie, ON

Four Home Renovation Projects That Will Boost the Value of Your House in Barrie, ON

July 23, 2019 | Posted by: Della Dwyer

Whether you are planning on selling your home in the near future, or if you intend to stay for a long time to come, a renovation can be a great way to boost the overall appearance, utility, and value ...

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5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling in Barrie, ON

5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling in Barrie, ON

July 16, 2019 | Posted by: Della Dwyer

You've put your house on the market, and you're ready to start spending all the money you know you'll make from the sale. There's only one problem. Your house isn't selling. After trying to figur ...

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The Differences Between a Credit Freeze and Credit Lock, and How They Can Protect You from Identity Theft in Barrie, ON

The Differences Between a Credit Freeze and Credit Lock, and How They Can Protect You from Identity Theft in Barrie, ON

July 9, 2019 | Posted by: Della Dwyer

From your full name, to your address, to your social security number - almost every detail about you is stored in a database somewhere. This information floats around in digital clouds and servers, al ...

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House Flipping 101: How to Prevent Injuries During Demolition Days in Barrie, ON

House Flipping 101: How to Prevent Injuries During Demolition Days in Barrie, ON

July 2, 2019 | Posted by: Della Dwyer

Demolition days are a major perk for those engaging in house flipping. You get to smash kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, and living rooms to smithereens as you demolish the interior of the home you're ...

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