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how long does information stay on my credit report

How Long Does Information Stay On My Credit Report?

Now that Borrowell has launched free credit reports for Canadians – we get asked this question all the time: “How long does information stay on my credit report?” It’s an understandable question, considering how important credit is to almost all… Read More

Rachel Surman

February 16, 2018

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Equifax credit report

A Step-By-Step Guide To Convince Someone You Love To Check Their Credit Score

We know – checking your credit score can be nerve-wracking! Your credit score, a three-digit number between 300 and 900, is an important indicator of your overall credit health. It’s used by banks and lenders to determine your creditworthiness and… Read More

Rachel Surman

February 14, 2018

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Borrowell Gives Birth To New TV Campaign

  Toronto, Feb. 13, 2018 – Borrowell, Canada’s leading credit education company, is making its first major foray into television with a 30-second spot that launches today, called “Home Birth.” Created by Toronto-based agency Conflict, the commercial aims to raise… Read More

Rachel Surman

February 13, 2018

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How to have a cheap Valentine's Day

5 Ways To Save This Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air – or maybe that’s just the scent of over-priced chocolates and baked goods. Whether you love Valentine’s Day or you strongly dislike it, here’s something we can all agree on: Valentine’s Day can get expensive.… Read More

Rachel Surman

February 8, 2018

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young and thrifty review

Young And Thrifty Review: 5 Must-Read Articles

We’ve made financial literacy a part of our mission at Borrowell. While frequent credit monitoring is important to understanding your financial well-being, we know that #finlit goes well beyond credit scores and credit education. This is precisely why we love… Read More

Rachel Surman

February 5, 2018

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can taxes affect my credit score

Can Taxes Affect My Credit Score?

Your credit score is the number that essentially allows you to be approved for future credit. Future credit can take the form of credit cards, auto loans, or even mortgages. If you’re trying to borrow money, your credit score matters.… Read More

Janine Rogan

February 1, 2018

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Borrowell Financial Products

What’s New At Borrowell? A Roundup Of Our New Products And Features!

January is always an exciting month – but it’s been especially lively at Borrowell.  A new year means a fresh start and that means taking control of your finances. Borrowell is here to help you do just that through credit… Read More

Rachel Surman

January 26, 2018

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Borrowell Launches Free Equifax® Credit Report Monitoring, A Canadian First

TORONTO, Canada – January 24, 2018 – Borrowell, Canada’s leading credit education company, today announced that it is providing Canadians with free access to their Equifax credit reports. For the first time, Canadians will be able to monitor important information in… Read More

Rachel Surman

January 24, 2018

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Credit Report Launch

Why Are We Launching Free Credit Reports?

We started Borrowell with a big goal in mind: to help Canadians make great decisions about credit and improve their financial well-being.  With Canada’s household debt at record levels – to the tune of $2.11 trillion – we think there… Read More

Andrew Graham

January 24, 2018

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Credit report health

3 Things You Need To Check On Your Credit Report

Borrowell is all about helping Canadians understand and improve their financial well-being. This is precisely why we have now launched FREE credit reports! Your free credit report reveals important information about your credit score, your financial history, and can give you insights… Read More

Rachel Surman

January 24, 2018

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