Posts Tagged ‘ Interest Rate ’

9 Useful Facts about House Mortgage

9 Useful Facts about House Mortgage

1. Amortization Period It is not always better to choose the longest amortization period on your mortgage. Although the payments will be lower with a longer amortization period, you will end up paying more in interest over the life of your mortgage. The following example shows this for a $250,000 mortgage with a 5%...

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Interest Rate Prediction vs Federal Election

Interest Rate Prediction vs Federal Election

Many banks have predicted the interest rate will continue to hike rapidly in year 2011. However I doubt it! The current prime rate is 3% at all Canadian major banks. With the federal election coming up this May, there is a huge chance the rate will not increase at all by the end of...

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Line of Credit: prime rate, base rate, variable rate

Line of Credit: prime rate, base rate, variable rate

Recently, I went to Bank of Montreal to apply a line of credit. I thought the prime rate was pretty low currently at 2.25%, so perhaps it would be a good time to apply for LOC. However, I was wrong. When I got the reply from BMO, the financial officer told me that if...

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How Much Do First Nations Chiefs Make Annually across Canada?

Chief Ron Giesbrecht in BC took home almost $1,000,000 INCOME TAX FREE! His band has a population of only 82!!! Chief Jim Boucher in Alberta claimed an annual salary of...

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How Much Do Tim Hortons Owners Earn Annually?

Tim Hortons store owner pockets each year: $265,558 and more (after tax & interest)!!! In year 2002 for an average Tim Horton's outlet: Gross earning: $1.5Million...

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