Financial Advice Blog

Why do you need to plan for your retirement?


When you retire, do you know whether or not you will be in a position to live the lifestyle you may have dreamed of? While the amount of people delaying retirement has reached post-recession lows in the United States, 53…

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Great News for Casual Workers


There are many benefits to being a casual employee. Traditionally, trying to get a mortgage is not one of them. However, if you happen to know a good mortgage broker you are on your way. We know from statistics courtesy…

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How can you make yourself an attractive borrower?


Do you know what it takes to make yourself an attractive borrower? We aren't talking about a good attitude and a winning smile when you visit your mortgage broker. It's all about making sure you present yourself as a trustworthy…

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What is your appetite for risk?


Movies like The Wolf of Wall Street show us the good, the bad and the plain ugly sides of investing. With Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) fuelling a life of excess that collapsed due to his radical stock broking. While the characters…

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What should I bring to my first interview with a mortgage broker?


It's not uncommon to get lost in the marketing, offers, stats, interest rates and everything else that comes with buying a property. Many people turn to a mortgage broker to help clear up the confusion. A broker is independent from…

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