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Emma Balmforth

Emma Balmforth

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Emma Balmforth is an Associate Editor at Finder. She is passionate about cryptocurrency, credit cards and loans, and enjoys helping people understand the often confusing world of finance. Emma has a degree in business and psychology from the University of Waterloo. She wants to help people make financial decisions that will benefit them now and in the future.

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25-year mortgage amortization period

When it comes to a mortgage, is the standard 25-year amortization period right for you?

Emma Balmforth & Steven Dashiell 21 September 2019
25-year mortgage amortization period

How much interest would I pay on a million dollar mortgage?

Breakdown of what you might pay monthly over the life of a $1,000,000 mortgage – plus how much the mortgage might cost you in interest.

Emma Balmforth & Jing Jun Ma 21 September 2019
How much interest would I pay on a million dollar mortgage?

Want to buy a private island? Here’s how.

You don’t have to be rich and famous to own a private island in paradise. Learn where to find one and how much it'll cost you.

Kevin Joey Chen & Emma Balmforth 20 September 2019
Want to buy a private island? Here’s how.

How much interest would I pay on a $100,000 mortgage?

Breakdown of what you might pay monthly over the life of a $100,000 mortgage.

Emma Balmforth & Jing Jun Ma 20 September 2019
How much interest would I pay on a $100,000 mortgage?

Verification of employment letter template and guide

Potential mortgage lenders may request a letter to verify your employment. Here's a simple template you can give to your employer to speed things up.

Belinda Punshon & Emma Balmforth 19 September 2019
Verification of employment letter template and guide

Using a credit card in Portugal

Here’s what you need to know about using a credit card in Portugal.

Emma Balmforth & Kliment Dukovski 19 September 2019
Using a credit card in Portugal

Investment property mortgages

Learn the ins and outs of mortgages on property investments, including the benefits, risks and strategies.

Emma Balmforth & marcterrano 19 September 2019
Investment property mortgages

Life Insurance

Find out what life insurance is, what you should look for in a policy and how much coverage you should get to give your family peace of mind.

mauricethach & Emma Balmforth 19 September 2019
Life Insurance

Using a credit card in Nigeria

Here’s what you need to know about using a credit card in Nigeria.

Kliment Dukovski & Emma Balmforth 18 September 2019
Using a credit card in Nigeria

How much interest would I pay on a $250,000 mortgage?

Breakdown of what you might pay in monthly repayments over the life of a $250,000 mortgage.

Emma Balmforth & Jing Jun Ma 18 September 2019
How much interest would I pay on a $250,000 mortgage?
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