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We Asked a Group of Women – Why Were You Asked to Sign a Prenup? How Did You Feel? Here is What They Said

 Prenups aren’t just for the rich and famous anymore.  More and more couples are signing on the dotted line before walking down the aisle.  We asked a group of women their take on the prenup and why they did or did not sign and what they learned from the process.  Here are their stories:     …

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Risks of Borrowing from the Bank of Mom and Dad – Is a Loan Really a Loan?

My mother has been on an educational tour through her friend groups and coffee clatches, educating her friends about parents’ risks of giving money to their kids to help them buy a home.   Almost everyone had no idea that gifting money to their child could be risky.  One of her friend’s responses was, “no problem, …

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I’ve Been Asked to Sign a PreNup. I’m Offended! Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Be.

You’ve been dating this really great person.  It’s a fantastic relationship.  You’ve been together six months, and you both are on the same page that you want something long-term.  You’ve started talking about moving in together and marriage, and as part of that conversation, your boyfriend says he won’t move in without a “prenup.”    You …

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The Biggest Mistakes the Bank of Mom and Dad Make – and How to Avoid Them

Did you know that 33% of Canadian Homeowners needed help from their parents to purchase a home? Manulife Bank published its 2021 Spring Debt Survey with the results showing that many Canadians feel homeownership is out of reach.  This is especially true for Millennials and first-time home buyers.    Where are they turning?  To the Bank …

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