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07.06.16

Yvonne Ziomecki named one of CMP Magazine’s Women of Influence

TORONTO, July 6, 2016 – HomeEquity Bank is pleased to announce that Yvonne Ziomecki, SVP, Marketing & Sales is named one of Canadian Mortgage Professional (CMP) Magazine’s Women of Influence. In the issue out on stands now, Yvonne credits the power of a strong network and support system as her secret to consistent results and her coveted work-life balance. “Balancing work with personal life, especially the needs of my children and finding time for myself, it’s not always easy. Having a strong network is key.

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06.22.16

HomeEquity Bank announces partnership with Kurt Browning

TORONTO, June 22, 2016 /CNW/ - HomeEquity Bank, the only Canadian bank working exclusively with seniors, is proud to announce its new spokesperson is Canadian figure skating icon Kurt Browning. Kurt Browning is a Canadian figure skater, choreographer and commentator. He is a four-time World Champion and four-time Canadian national champion. "We're thrilled to be partnering with Kurt," said Yvonne Ziomecki, SVP, Marketing & Sales at HomeEquity Bank. "It was important to us to work with someone Canadians view as tru

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09.14.15

HomeEquity Bank launches Mortgage Broker Direct

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2015 - HomeEquity Bank launches its new “Mortgage Broker Direct (MBD)” program this week. For the first time, mortgage brokers will be able to submit deals directly to the bank via D+H Expert upon being certified. Last year, HomeEquity Bank’s broker business saw a growth of 39%, with over 1,000 mortgage brokers sending in referrals with an average deal size of $150,000. The Mortgage Broker Direct program through HomeEquity Bank will offer a no-fee certification process to a limited number of mortg

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06.02.15

HomeEquity Bank 2015 Retirement Study

In a first-of-its-kind study HomeEquity Bank has asked Canadians about their hopes and plans for retirement.The goal is to compare Canadians’ financial expectations for retirement with their financial reality once they finish working. Download the complete report View the full infographics: [gallery link="file" ids="661,660,659"]

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01.20.15

HomeEquity Bank Reports Record Annual Originations

TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - HomeEquity Bank announced today its 2014 originations grew by 23% YOY and reached $309MM. As of Dec. 31, 2014, the HomeEquity Bank portfolio of reverse mortgages has surpassed $1.7 billion. The strong YOY growth can be attributed to an increase in direct inquiries from consumers as well as continued growth through referral partners including banks and mortgage brokers. "With the current demographic trends and extended life expectancy we project reverse mortgage originations to grow at 25

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Pause to Remember
10.05.20

HomeEquity Bank Wins International Awards for Pause to Remember Campaign Honouring Veterans

Bronze and Silver Pencils won in multiple categories at the prestigious The One Show awards HomeEquity Bank brings home the gold at the AME Awards in New York Two gold awards from Strategy Magazine TORONTO, Oct. 5, 2020 /CNW/ - HomeEquity Bank, provider of the CHIP Reverse Mortgage, and its creative agency of record, Zulu Alpha Kilo, have won prestigious international awards for their Pause to Remember campaign in support of the Royal Canadian Legion's Digital Poppy. Leading video game

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Kurt Browning
09.14.20

Calling all Kurt Browning fans: HomeEquity Bank’s world champion spokesperson is dialled in and ready to connect!

  New ad campaign brings figure skating legend Kurt Browning back to television screens across Canada Four-time men’s World Champion will be making personal phone calls to HomeEquity Bank customers Browning to champion the many HomeEquity Bank initiatives that support the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of older Canadians TORONTO, September 14, 2020 — Canadian figure skating icon Kurt Browning is a bigger believer in HomeEquity Bank, provider of the CHIP Reverse Mortgage, than ever bef

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CHIP Open Logo
09.10.20

HomeEquity Bank launches short-term reverse mortgage product with CHIP Open

CHIP Open is a short-term loan of one to three years on a variable term only Customers can convert CHIP Open to the CHIP Reverse Mortgage if a long-term loan is more appropriate to suit their financial needs Customers can repay 100 per cent of the balance at any time with no prepayment charges (full payments only, no partial payments) TORONTO, Sept.10, 2020 – HomeEquity Bank announced today it is introducing CHIP Open, a new financial option for Canadians 55+ looking to tap into their home’s equity. This sho

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Catch The Scam
08.26.20

HomeEquity Bank launches ‘Catch the Scam’ campaign with Frank W. Abagnale, the world’s most famous con man and imposter

Frank W. Abagnale, the fraudster-turned-FBI adviser whose bestselling book about his life Catch Me If You Can inspired the blockbuster film, is teaching older Canadians how to spot a scam in a four-part video seriesThe campaign is backed by the Bank’s Ipsos-commissioned survey that finds 91% of Canadians 55+ believe they are more vulnerable to scamsSince the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, 70% of the general public say there has been an increase in coronavirus-related scamsOne in three Canadians 55+ say they’ve fallen

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04.27.20

HomeEquity Bank Launches Campaign Highlighting How More Than Ever, Home is Everything

HomeEquity Bank launches Our homes are everything campaign Campaign complements Operation Warm Hug initiative that checks in on vulnerable Canadians at home Meaningful donations made to the Canadian Red Cross, YMCA of Greater Toronto and various charities across the country supported by employees Digital education and entertainment programs for self-isolating Canadians to launch shortly TORONTO, Apr. 27, 2020 -- HomeEquity Bank, provider of the CHIP Reverse Mortgage, today announced the launch of its new media ca

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