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What to say when you’re asking for money

What to say when you’re asking for money

5 tips to help you secure business funding Business funders come in different shapes and sizes and, like your business, they too have a target demographic or theme—type of business, length of time in existence, financial strength, viability, good credit, etc. The...

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Health-Care Crisis In Ontario

Health-Care Crisis In Ontario

In a a recent interview with CP24, Ontario Health Executive Vice-President Dr. Chris Simpson opined that the mounting strain on Ontario's health-care system constitutes a real "crisis," even as the Ford government sought to downplay the severity of the situation. “The...

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Home Care Crisis in Ontario

Home Care Crisis in Ontario

in my newsletter and Blog editorials, I normally don't wade into the political fray, but there is a growing crisis in the 'Home Care' sector in Ontario that needs to be addressed. The following article was written in conjunction with the SSAO (Seniors for Social...

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Monitor and Improve your Credit Score

Monitor and Improve your Credit Score

As a mortgage broker dealing regularly with clients having ‘Bruised’ or ‘Challenged’ credit (or any of the other euphemisms used to describe it!), I often notice a lack of awareness in terms  of the importance of acquiring and maintaining, a good credit score. The...

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Reverse Mortgage Overview

Reverse Mortgage Overview

What is a Reverse Mortgage? A Reverse Mortgage is a loan secured against the value of the home. Unlike a loan or a regular mortgage, with a Reverse Mortgage you are not required to make regular mortgage payments. The loan is repaid only when the homeowners no longer...

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Reverse Mortgages – Myths And Misconceptions

Reverse Mortgages – Myths And Misconceptions

A number of myths and misconceptions about reverse mortgages have developed over time, mainly as a result of some bad actors from the past who offered a similar product. Mostly the misinformation tends to be spread by ill-informed 'luminaries' without any basis in...

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Realtors Can Benefit From Reverse Mortgages; here’s how!

Realtors Can Benefit From Reverse Mortgages; here’s how!

One of the things that never ceases to amaze me is why most Realtors have not yet embraced the Reverse Mortgage product. With just a few exceptions, most of the realtors that I know seem to regard Reverse Mortgages as COMPETITION! Why not take a look at the largest...

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The Budget 2022- How Seniors are affected

The Budget 2022- How Seniors are affected

The federal government unveiled its highly-anticipated Spring Budget on Thursday, April 5 which proposes an additional $20 million to support Canadian seniors. The government says it will allocate that $20 million over two years, starting in the 2022-2023 fiscal year,...

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