House Cleaning tips

Here are few tips that can be used to keep the house clean.

Clean a Mirror: You don’t have to buy glass cleaners and paper towels to clean your mirrors.  Just some vinegar and an old newspaper is all you need to keep your mirrors shining as n

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Investment Tips

Take Control of Your Own Financial Future
Know Where Your Money Goes
Get a Grip on Taxes
Guard Your Health
Guard Your Wealth

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Mortgage Tips

You can make a small down payment — or none at all
Lenders say they often dispel the mistaken idea that homebuyers have to make down payments of at least 20 percent. In fact, some loan programs allow qualified people to buy homes with no down payme

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Toronto-area new housing starts drop 42 Percent in October

New housing starts tumbled from the Toronto area in October as contractors slowed the pace of new job building amid market uncertainty. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said 2,438 new housing units were launched in the Greater Toronto Area in October, a 42-per-cent fall from 4,204 units in the same month last year. Starts were […]

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Emerging-market rally is really all about Technology

Home-market bias is still one of the fantastic inefficiencies in several portfolios. By way of instance, although almost half of U.S.-listed exchange-traded funds are committed to foreign stocks and bonds, some 67 percent of the total assets are invested in U.S. stocks and bonds. There is a relatively simple explanation: American investors are so accustomed […]

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Explaining the wide gap between analysts’ price targets and Enbridge’s depressed stock price

With Enbridge’s shares sinking last week amid growing concerns about its dividend growth outlook, now I am introducing a Qamp;A to assist investors place the pipeline giant’s challenges into context. Analysts nevertheless have lofty price targets for Enbridge shares, even after the stock got crushed last week when the company failed to reiterate its 10- […]

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Within the unregulated world of Newspaper flipping in Canada

Each day, condominium developers in the nation’s hottest markets turn to the world wide web to track down an odd breed of opponents: their own customers hoping to flip preconstruction units without consent. Builders in Toronto and Vancouver say their employees are always on guard for unauthorized advertisements or pre-sale flips in an attempt to […]

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Even momentum Recovery can’t save quants

By some measures, equity quantitative funds in america should be thriving. But they are not. Their basic counterparts are having a banner year. Stock correlations are at all time lows and clearer market trends are breathing life back into the momentum commerce, a strategy among equity quants that stakes the winners will continue winning. As […]

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The contrarian Perspective on dividend-paying stocks

Investors tend to see companies that pay dividends as dull, but dependable, stewards of shareholder funds, but there are an assortment of reasons why those payouts are not necessarily the best indication of a strong firm. Dividends and stock buybacks are the basic demands of activist investors in the last few decades as they push […]

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A 6.8 Percent dividend yield that Is actually safe

I enjoy dividend increases. I enjoy it even more when a company vows to boost its dividend for many years into the future. Case in point: Capital Power Corp.. In July, the independent energy producer not only increased its dividend by 7.1 percent — its fourth consecutive yearly increase — but extended its 7-per-cent yearly […]

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