May 2019

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In each issue of Actualis, we dig up a few nuggets, online or elsewhere, that can provide a deeper understanding of the financial and economic times we’re living through.

How much mortgage can you afford?
In order to better contain the risk posed by a large mortgage in the event of rising interest rates, the Canadian government has set some qualification rules for individuals. This website explains them.

Everything you wanted to know about market performance
This interactive graph allows you to compare the growth of $1,000 placed in different investment types over any period of your choice from 1935 to the present. Please note: past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Do you live in a high-risk region?
As in other years, some regions of the country have been hit hard by natural disasters this spring, with major financial consequences for the people affected. This website specifies the main risks that apply to your region and offers some preventive advice.

Stock market capitalization: two different worlds
Some high-tech companies in the U.S. made headlines in recent months because they reached $1,000 billion in stock market capitalization. According to this page, the orders of magnitude are different for large Canadian companies.

Note: These links are provided for your information only and do not in any way constitute an endorsement of the content or the opinions expressed on the websites in question.