How much should I expect to pay for Hydro and Utilities in Kitchener-Waterloo? How can I keep my bills down? What are the best times to use my appliances, and what times should I avoid? If you have questions about utilities in KW, you’re not alone!
Nobody likes bills. Luckily, in the case of your hydro bill, you may have more control over your charges than you think. Your electricity is actually charged at different rates depending on when you use it. Making an effort to confine your usage to off-peak times can have a drastic effect on your electricity bill. […]
Living wage differs from minimum wage in that it is not the bare minimum all employers must pay. The current minimum wage in Ontario is $11.25, whereas a living wage for Waterloo Region is $16.05. Living wage is calculated as the hourly rate at which a household can meet its needs. The goal of this wage […]
Make sure you get the best mortgage rates and terms available! More than ever consumers are comparison shopping big ticket items, such as mortgages, before committing to a purchase. Your mortgage should be no different. The CMHC 2015 Mortgage Consumer Survey showed that 78% of Canadians now go online to find mortgage information. There are so many […]
Taxes are not for the faint of heart. However, a few myths debunked will help you have more clarity and direction as you navigate your tax return this year!http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/taxes/tax-time-2016-1.2508364