Buying A House? Here Are Your Down Payment Options

Buying a House? Here are your down payment options

Housing prices are ticking up again, with the national average price for homes sold in September reaching $515,500, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association’s latest report. Rising prices puts prospective home buyers into a dilemma when it comes to saving for a down payment. Putting down the minimum five percent on a $500,000 home…

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Weekend Reading: Passive Investing Returns Edition

Weekend Reading: Passive Investing Returns Edition

One concept Couch Potato investors need to accept is that their portfolio will move up and down with the market(s). Since the essence of passive investing means tracking a particular index, or set of indices, an investor’s returns must closely mirror those of the index (minus a small fee). That notion can be downright scary…

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