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Canadians more diligent savers in '09, survey says by | 2009-10-28 10:27:41 AM

More than half of Canadian workers have changed their spending habits and reduced their debt in 2009, according to the Sun Life Financial Canadian Unretirement Index released today.read more

Canadians willing to cut vacations, work second jobs to stay in homes: Genworth by | 2009-10-28 10:22:46 AM

Close to 70 per cent of renters in Canada said they would be willing to delay major purchases and more than half would give up vacations to own their own home, according to Genworth Financial Canada's most recent First-Time Homebuyer's Monitor.read more

Bridgewater Bank by | 2009-10-24 12:00:00 AM

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Commercial market back on track by | 2009-10-22 1:20:13 PM

Canada's commercial mortgage market has changed drastically over the last two years, with appetite for certain sectors completely drying up and lending guidelines drastically tightening. All that seems to be on the way out, however, as recent signs point to a recovery.read more

Where have all the B lenders gone? by MBN | 2009-10-22 5:54:58 AM

With Wells Fargo the latest non-prime lender to fall off the mortgage map, Erin Letson talks to remaining alternative lenders to see what they're offering the alt-A set of clients and how they're mitigating risk read more

Milevsky re-ponders variable rates by | 2009-10-08 11:40:12 AM

Although York University professor Moshe Milevsky still believes variable rate mortgages save customers money in the long run - something that his well-known 2001 study showed - he said current market conditions means there is more risk involved in these types of products.read more

Lender status cards - do you have yours? by | 2009-10-03 2:43:10 AM

Broker status and incentive programs are becoming increasingly common among mortgage lenders - but what does it mean for brokers? Erin Letson explores what lenders are trying to achieve, why efficiency matters and how to become a status brokerread more