Category Archives: Blog

how to avoid overspending this holiday season

How To Avoid Overspending This Holiday Season

It really is the most wonderful time of the year! But it’s not always the easiest season on your wallet. Between the holiday get-togethers, traveling to see friends and family, and ringing in the new year – the holiday season… Read More

Rachel Surman

December 10, 2018

Personal Finance,Blog
protect your credit score

How To Protect Your Credit Score (And Maybe Even Improve It) This Holiday Season!

The holidays are supposed to be a joyful time of year, filled with good times and happy memories. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the more difficult times to protect your credit score. When you’re staring down lots of holiday purchases… Read More

Michelle Summerfield

December 6, 2018

Personal Finance,Blog
interest rate

Bank of Canada Holds December Interest Rate

Guest written by Penelope Graham, Zoocasa The Bank of Canada may have a reputation for being predictable – but it proved again that when it comes to interest rates and the economy, you can’t take anything for granted. The central bank… Read More

Penelope Graham

December 5, 2018

Blog,News
what is a credit score

What Is A Credit Score And Why Does It Matter?

Your credit score is incredibly important. The magical little number can define our financial status in the eyes of many. If you’re wondering, “What is a credit score, anyway?” – don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. What is a credit… Read More

Robert Palumbo

November 30, 2018

Credit Score Education Centre
best cash-back credit cards

The Best Cash-Back Credit Cards of 2018 In Canada

If you don’t like to travel and don’t really care for earning points that can be redeemed for merchandise, then a cash-back credit card is the perfect choice for you. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best cash-back credit cards… Read More

Barry Choi

November 24, 2018

Credit Cards,Blog
best travel credit cards

The Best Travel Credit Cards In Canada Of 2018

Travel credit cards can make your plans to see the world a lot easier. If you’re new to travel credit cards, it’s a type of card that allows you to earn points towards flights and free hotel stays through various rewards… Read More

Barry Choi

November 23, 2018

Credit Cards,Blog
best low interest credit cards

The Best Low-Interest Credit Cards Of 2018 In Canada

No one ever plans to go into credit card debt, but sometimes life happens. The thing is, once you start carrying a balance without a plan to pay it down, things can get out of hand quickly when you’re paying… Read More

Barry Choi

November 21, 2018

Credit Cards,Blog
best rewards credit cards of 2018

The Best Rewards Credit Cards Of 2018 In Canada

Looking to learn about the best rewards credit cards in Canada? Rewards cards are a very popular type of credit card because let’s face it – we all love earning rewards! If you’re going to spend on everyday purchases anyway,… Read More

Barry Choi

November 20, 2018

Credit Cards,Blog
reverse mortgage

What Is A Reverse Mortgage?

Guest written by HomeEquity Bank You may already have a good sense of what a traditional mortgage involves: you take a loan for a property you’d like to purchase from a bank or other lending institution and agree to repay… Read More

HomeEquity Bank

November 14, 2018

Blog,Mortgages
improve your credit score

Data Says Checking Your Credit Score May Help You Improve It

A new study from Borrowell found a connection between checking your credit score and improving it. This is how you can improve your credit score. The study found that our most engaged members increased their credit score by an average… Read More

Rachel Surman

November 8, 2018

Blog