Is Buying Life Insurance Online A Good Idea?
This post is guest written by our partners at Breathe Life. Live in the moment, plan for your future. As the life insurance industry has slowly caught up with the changing habits of its clients, more and more providers are now… Read More
6 Ways To Get Your Personal Finances Back On Track
Everyone wants to save more or be better with their personal finances, but that’s easier said than done. How do you get finances on track if you have no idea where to begin? Fortunately, taking control of your money situation… Read More
How Long Does It Take To Repair My Credit?
If you’re looking to get your financial house in order, you may ask yourself: “How long does it take to repair my credit?” It takes time – but it is possible! There are three common mistakes that can negatively impact… Read More
The Bank of Canada Left September Interest Rate Unchanged: What Does That Mean for Borrowers?
This post is guest written by Penelope Graham of Zoocasa. Good news for borrowers of floating-rate mortgages: The Bank of Canada (BoC), our nation’s central bank, has left its trend-setting Overnight Lending Rate at 1.5% for the month of September, meaning your… Read More
What’s The Difference Between A Secured And Unsecured Loan?
This guest post is written by our partners at Fairstone. If you’re researching loans, you may ask yourself, “what’s the difference between a secured and unsecured loan?” We’ve broken down the differences between the loan types to help you decide… Read More
The Ultimate Guide To Personal Finance For College And University Students
Welcome to The Ultimate Guide To Personal Finance For College And University Students, by Borrowell! In this five-part guide, you’ll learn about important personal finance concepts that will prepare you for the next few years of school and beyond. Table of Contents: … Read More
August 22, 2018Blog
Average Credit Score By Canadian City: Borrowell Study
What city has the highest Canadian credit score? It’s a question we were wondering at Borrowell, so we decided to dive into the data to find out. What city has the highest Canadian credit score? We’ve helped over 600,000 Canadians… Read More
August 15, 2018Blog
The Top 10 Mortgage Mistakes Commonly Made By Canadians
I’ve seen a lot of borrowers make a lot of mortgage mistakes in my 11 years in the business. Mortgage shoppers tend to follow similar patterns. They “overstress” mortgage features that matter minimally and they “understress” contractual terms that matter… Read More
How To Save Money When You’re On A Tight Budget
You may be wondering how to save money when you’re on a budget. When money is tight, finding ways to save can seem like an impossible task! If you’re barely getting by or are trapped in a cycle of overspending,… Read More
What’s The Difference Between Soft And Hard Credit Inquiries?
You may be wondering, “what’s the difference between soft and hard credit inquiries?” Well, it relates to your credit score. Your credit score is a complex number. A large portion of your score depends on how often you make on-time payments and… Read More