SCOTUS Take on Jack Daniel’s Dispute Against Parody Dog Toy

SCOTUS Take on Jack Daniel’s Dispute Against Parody Dog Toy

Photo: Stephen Lovekin (Getty Images) Whiskey conglomerate Jack Daniel’s Property, Inc has filed a dispute against the dog toy maker VIP Products LLC for making a toy parody of its signature whiskey bottle. The company has even successfully pushed the US Supreme Court to hear their dispute, which they agreed to on Monday. SCOTUSblog shared … Read more

24 Sussex Drive – PM’s official residence – is being closed

24 Sussex Drive – PM’s official residence – is being closed

A gardener works on the grounds at the Prime Minister’s residence at 24 Sussex Drive in Ottawa. The building is to be cleared out and closed due to the declining state of the property.Tom Hanson/The Canadian Press The prime minister’s official residence, 24 Sussex Drive, is to be cleared out and closed because of the … Read more

Why the housing market should brace for double-digit mortgage rates in 2023

Why the housing market should brace for double-digit mortgage rates in 2023

Even if Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and his cohorts stopped hiking policy rates soon, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate still would climb to 10%, according to Christopher Whalen, chairman of Whalen Global Advisors. That’s because the Fed’s torrid pace of rate increases in 2022 takes time to seep back into mortgage rates, especially with … Read more

‘I’m paycheck to paycheck.’ I make $350K a year, but have $88K in student loans, $170K in car loans and a mortgage I pay $4,500 a month on. Do I need professional help?

‘I’m paycheck to paycheck.’  I make 0K a year, but have K in student loans, 0K in car loans and a mortgage I pay ,500 a month on.  Do I need professional help?

I’m the first of my generation to own a home and the first to earn this much annually and don’t want to mess this up. How, specifically, can a financial adviser help me? Getty Images Question: By the end of 2022, I will have made $350,000 before taxes as the sole breadwinner and head of … Read more

‘I’m paycheck to paycheck.’ I make $350K a year, but have $88K in student loans, $170K in car loans and a mortgage I pay $4,500 a month on. Do I need professional help?

‘I’m paycheck to paycheck.’  I make 0K a year, but have K in student loans, 0K in car loans and a mortgage I pay ,500 a month on.  Do I need professional help?

I’m the first of my generation to own a home and the first to earn this much annually and don’t want to mess this up. How, specifically, can a financial adviser help me? Getty Images Question: By the end of 2022, I will have made $350,000 before taxes as the sole breadwinner and head of … Read more

Mississauga house sells for $54,000 under asking after fourth price drop

Mississauga house sells for ,000 under asking after fourth price drop

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada 6092 Carradine Court, Mississauga Asking price: $1,649,000 (Mid-August, 2022) Previous asking price: $1,749,000 (Early August, 2022); $1,849,000 (Late July, 2022); $1,949,000 (Mid-July, 2022) $2.1-million (Early July, 2022) Selling price: $1,595,000 (Mid-August, 2022) Tax: $6,845 (2022) Days on the market: Two Listing agent: Kimme Myles, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada The house features … Read more

Cool housing market puts a freeze on flipping

Cool housing market puts a freeze on flipping

Real estate agent Clark Cai says it’s a tough market to flip houses as mortgage, construction and labor costs are all up while the housing market has declined significantly.NICK IWANYSHYN /THE GLOBE AND MAIL Real estate pinball machines have made out like bandits in Canada’s red hot real estate market over the past two years. … Read more

Updated Toronto bungalow fetches an extra $430,000 from one of 13 bidders

Updated Toronto bungalow fetches an extra 0,000 from one of 13 bidders

18 Carmichael Ave., Toronto Asking price: $1,195,000 (June, 2022) Selling price: $1,625,000 (June, 2022) Previous selling prices: $766,000 (May, 2012); $194,900 (May, 1987) Tax: $5,112 (2022) Days on the market: Five Listing agents: Andre Kutyan and Robert Greenberg, Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd. The two-bedroom house was constructed with 925 square feet of living space, … Read more

City dwellers traded condos for country life in the pandemic. Now, some are moving back

City dwellers traded condos for country life in the pandemic.  Now, some are moving back

A cohort of people who left Toronto to move to the country at the start of the pandemic are giving up their brief flirtation with a quieter life and heading back to the city.Handout On a chilly day in January of last year, Michael Perkins and Christopher Charles ventured from Toronto to Innisfil, Ont., to … Read more

Can Jill, 60, afford to retire to Nova Scotia while keeping her suburban Toronto home?

Can Jill, 60, afford to retire to Nova Scotia while keeping her suburban Toronto home?

**FINANCIAL FACELIFT DO NOT IDENTIFY* Tijana Martin/ The Globe and MailTijana Martin/The Globe and Mail With her 60th birthday approaching, Jill wonders if she can “retire responsibly” soon or if she needs to work longer. Jill is single again, with three adult children, a salary of $81,000 a year, and a $1.2-million house in a … Read more