Category Archives: Blog

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

Happy Valentine’s, Palentine’s, and/or Galentine’s Day! Whatever you’re celebrating, we hope you get to spend some time with the people you care about the most. What better way to show that you care than by helping someone else improve their… Read More

Rachel Surman

February 14, 2019

Personal Finance,Blog
Personal Loan To Maximize My RRSP Contributions

Should I Consider A Personal Loan To Maximize My RRSP Contribution?

We are now well into RRSP season, with the deadline of March 1st right around the corner! This means you have until then to contribute to your RRSP and have it applied to your 2018 tax return. If you haven’t… Read More

Janine Rogan

February 12, 2019

Saving & Investing,Blog,Personal Loans
How Much Do I Really Need to Retire?

How Much Do I Really Need to Retire?

Research proves time and time again just how stressful financial worry can be for Canadians. For many people, the thought of retirement is what causes the majority of the concern for their financial future. A Canadian robo-advisor, Nest Wealth, surveyed… Read More

Nest Wealth

February 6, 2019

Blog
personal finances

6 Ways To Show Yourself (And Your Personal Finances) Some Love

Self-love and appreciation: they are on all our lists but they rarely get ticked off. We get caught up in a state of busyness, demanding careers, taking care of kids or ailing parents and end up putting ourselves last. If we’re lucky,… Read More

Michelle Summerfield

February 1, 2019

Personal Finance,Blog
buy a home

5 Reasons To Buy A Home In The Offseason

Looking to buy a home? With Canada currently in a deep freeze, buying a home is probably the last thing on your mind! Most of us wait until the springtime when the nice weather returns, but by doing that you’re… Read More

Sean Cooper

January 31, 2019

Mortgages
how to improve your credit score

How To Improve Your Credit Score On A Limited Income

If you’re having a hard time making ends meet, it’s likely your budget and bank account are getting walloped. But there’s something else that might be taking a big hit — your credit. If this sounds like you, then you… Read More

Michelle Summerfield

January 24, 2019

Saving & Investing,Personal Finance,Blog
free credit check

Introducing The Credit Coach! How To Improve Your Credit Score

The new Credit Coach™ is here! Who is the Credit Coach, you ask? Only your new best friend. The Coach is an expert when it comes to your credit.  That’s right – the Coach, also known as Molly, is here… Read More

Rachel Surman

January 21, 2019

Blog
The Bank Of Canada

The Bank Of Canada Kicks off January With A Rate Hold

Guest-written by: Penelope Graham, Zoocasa. Good news for variable-rate mortgage and line-of-credit borrowers: your payments won’t be changing in the near term, as the Bank of Canada opted to leave its trend-setting interest rate alone in its first rate announcement… Read More

Penelope Graham

January 9, 2019

Blog,News
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Take Control Of Your Finances! 5 Ways To Save In 2019

Happy New Year from Borrowell! The new year is the perfect time to start thinking about your financial goals for the year and to make a plan to attain them. Is “pay off debt” on your list of financial goals?… Read More

Rachel Surman

January 7, 2019

Personal Finance,Blog
personal loan or line of credit

Personal Loan Or Line Of Credit: What Is The Difference?

Many Canadians often wonder whether they should take a personal loan or line of credit. However, there are common misconceptions about how both of them work. In this article, we’ll explain the differences between the two credit products to help… Read More

Rachel Surman

December 27, 2018

Blog,Personal Loans