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Vancouver All British Field Meet
May 19
VanDeusen Botanical Garden (37th and Oak Street)

This will be the 33 year of this event and will feature a large display of British cars and motorcycles. Starting at 10am and running until 4pm, this event will feature live music, food trucks, a swap meet, restoration demonstrations, as well as cars for sale. The event will close out with an awards presentation and special prize draws. So if you are a British car enthusiast this event is for you!

 

Vancouver Comic Arts Festival
May 19 and 20th
181 Roundhouse Mews

This is a two day celebration of graphic novels and comic books. The event will feature an exhibition and vendor fair with hundreds of creators taking part in panels, readings and workshops.

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Turn on the television or scroll through Facebook, and chances are you’ll see at least one advertisement for a group or “guru” who promises to teach you how to “get rich quick” through real estate investing. The truth is, much of what they’re selling are high-risk tactics that aren’t a good fit for the average investor. However, there is a way to make steady, predictable, low-risk income through real estate investing. In this blog post, we’ll examine the tried-and-true tactics that can be used to increase your income, pay off debt...even fund your retirement!

WHY INVEST IN REAL ESTATE?

One of the basic principles of real estate investment lies in this fact: everyone needs a place to live. And according to the Government of Canada’s Average

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When was the last time you checked your credit score? In a 2012 study by the Federal Trade Commission, one in five people identified at least one error on their credit report. In their 2015 follow-up study, almost 70% thought that at least one piece of previously disputed information was still inaccurate.

These rampant inaccuracies are a big deal, especially if you’re thinking of buying a home soon. With a less-than-great score, you may not get preapproved for a mortgage. Or if you do get preapproval, you might get a higher mortgage rate -- which means thousand of extra dollars per year spent in interest payments.

The good news is that there are steps you can take right now to clean up your credit. Here are some of my top tips.

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