September 2015

Found 4 blog entries for September 2015.

Lose your job?  Don’t lose your home!

Losing your job can be devastating, particularly if your mortgage payment takes a significant portion of your pay cheque.

And if your partner is still employed, paying your mortgage can be tough when your total household income is suddenly cut in half. According to a recent study by Manulife, four in 10 homeowners couldn’t last three months if they were laid off from work. But, take heart – you do have options! 

Take Inventory

First, write out a list of whatever money you do have coming in or whatever funds you have in savings.  Then take inventory of your monthly expenses.  Prioritize your bills, with your mortgage payment at the top of your list.  Consider your mortgage payment as part of your living

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When planning a trip to Canada, the word “hammerhead” probably doesn’t pop up in your mind, and anytime it does, it’s surely doesn’t produce a good image. Rest assured, the Canadian hammerhead is of a much different variety. Established in Alberta in 1992, Hammerhead Scenic Tours boasts friendly, safe, and knowledgeable tours of central and southern Alberta areas.

What Can You Expect from the Tours?

From daily, half-day tours of Calgary city to the rugged 3 day explorer tours, they provide affordable adventures for all interests and skill levels. The one day tours are provided year-round and explore a multitude of places from prairies and Lancaster Society Air Museum to Two Jack Lake and Victoria Glacier, to a tour of the West Edmonton Mall. The

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If you have been searching for a casual setting and comfortable atmosphere with a Vietnamese Cuisine; Quynh is the one stop for your dining experience. Bring your family, co-workers, and friends to the relaxing restaurant at any of the convenient times noted below. You will be spell-bound with the knowledgeable staff. Quynh also received the Trip Advisor Award in 2014 and placed as one of the top ten Vietnamese restaurants in Alberta.

Asian Principles

The Asian principle consists of five elements; the sour element comes from wood, the sweetness comes from the Earth, the salty element comes from water, and the spiciness comes from metal and Mahabhuta.

All furnishings are custom, and the décor is imported from Vietnam for an authentic cultural

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Escoba Bistro and Wine Bar has been serving Mediterranean comfort food to Calgary residents for almost 20 years. It’s so good that some refer to it as a taste of heaven. They have an amazing food and wine selection, which we will take a look at below, and their prices are considered very affordable for the quality of food you get. The atmosphere is nice and quiet and the staff is professional and very attentive to your needs.

The Menu

No matter what you're in the mood for, you are sure to find something on the menu to satisfy your taste buds. It all starts with their amazing starters. Some of the starters you can enjoy include prime beef meatballs, crab cakes, Escoba spring rolls, a cheese plate and fresh mussels just to name a few.


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