How Canada’s new credit card transaction fees will affect how you pay

How Canada’s new credit card transaction fees will affect how you pay

Mastercard and Visa credit cards are shown in Zelienople, Pa., on Feb. 20, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Keith SrakocicKeith Srakocic/The Associated Press Businesses in Canada can now add surcharges to bills when customers use a credit card to pay. The new rules are the result of a settlement in a long-running class-action legal battle launched … Read more

As the housing market slows, costly bridge mortgages are an increasingly common last resort

As the housing market slows, costly bridge mortgages are an increasingly common last resort

The average Canadian home has shed 12.9 per cent of its value in just three months, according to the latest Canadian Real Estate Association report. That’s almost 1 per cent a week. If you’re selling a home and not getting any bites, your blood pressure is probably rising – especially if you need the equity … Read more