Tougher Rules And Higher Rates: What’s Next For The Mortgage Market?

It all began last October, when federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced several new regulations aimed at ensuring that Canadian borrowers only take on mortgages they can afford, including enforcing that all insured borrowers qualify for loans based on the five-year posted mortgage rate. These regulations were meant to slowly decrease […]

Is Text Messaging The Next Frontier In Marketing For The Legal Industry?

Attorneys are now using SMS (short message service) to communicate with clients and prospects. Before you start thinking that lawyers are on the cusp of a cutting-edge communications style, let me remind you that SMS is also known as text messaging. You may be wondering, “how does an article about texting […]

Google Bringing Fiber Internet to Southeast. What’s Next?

A much faster Internet is headed South this winter. Google has just announced expansion plans for Google Fiber. This is the company’s revolutionary Internet connection that Google once compared to a public utility. Dennis Kish, Google Fiber vice president, announced on the Fiber blog that this gigabit connection is coming […]

3 Unexpected Ways Apps Are Changing Our Lives: What’s Next?

Remember the “dark days” of 2006? A decade ago, we were still busy scrolling through email on our Blackberry phones. It was hard to imagine using our phones to summon on-demand rides, virtually deposit checks, stream music for free, or even find instant turn-by-turn directions to our destinations. A decade later, […]