How Using Leverage Can Be Helpful And Hurtful

Recently the Toronto Star spread an article about a woman and her common law partner buying 5 properties in Brantford, Ontario. The goal was to achieve a passive income of $25,000 a month on rent so that they could retire. She had achieved all this, including buying her own home at the age of 33!…

How Much Will Rising Interest Rates Affect House Prices?

I’ve already written that an epic crash isn’t going to happen, if you’re sitting on the sidelines and hoping for a massive decline, you might be sorely disappointed. Yet there’s growing fear right now in the Canadian housing market. Every day large media centers are reporting huge drop in sales for real estate and an…

Just Buy The House Already

You might read last week’s post and think that buying a home is one of the worst decisions you can make. Quite the contrary! Let’s face it. Not all of us want to learn about investments. More so, many people are not patient investors and feel uncomfortable investing in stocks and bonds because quite frankly…

Young And The Reckless

For the young Millennials who have successfully started their careers the single biggest advantage that they have for building wealth over any other generation is time. Yes, it’s time. Unless someone inherits a large swath of cash, or ends up finding a large windfall under their mattress, time is the only thing that will help…