Category Archives: Blog

Having A Kid? Here’s What It Means For Your Financial Plan

This post is guest-written by Claudia DoRego of Planswell. Having a child is one of the most incredible miracles in life. What’s also miraculous is the increasing cost of raising children, which is why incorporating your growing family into your financial… Read More

Claudia DoRego

May 16, 2019

Personal Finance

The Best Long Weekend Getaways In Canada For Spring And Summer

With summer on its way, it’s time to get out and enjoy the Canadian outdoors! So, where are you headed this summer? Canada has plenty of great spots for weekend getaways for travellers of all types. Looking for some inspiration?… Read More

Barry Choi

May 15, 2019

Personal Finance,Blog

What Does My Credit Score Need To Be To Get A Mortgage In Canada?

Buying a home is one of the most important (and expensive) decisions that you’ll ever make in your life. If you’ve decided to take the leap into homeownership, congratulations! Depending on where you live, it may be a tough process,… Read More

Barry Choi

May 3, 2019


I Forgot To File My Tax Return – Now What?

Your 2018 taxes were due on April 30th. If you’re thinking, “I forgot to file my tax return,” you may be feeling a little stressed. But it’s going to be okay! Take a breath – you can do this. Don’t… Read More

Janine Rogan

May 1, 2019

interest rates

Why Canadian Borrowers May Be in for Lower Interest Rates

This post is guest-written by Penelope Graham of Zoocasa. Good news for borrowers and mortgage holders – after two years of “hawkish” trends, it appears interest rates may be headed lower once again. The Bank of Canada (BoC), which sets the… Read More

Penelope Graham

April 24, 2019

Personal Finance,News

Top 3 Considerations To Maximize Your RESP

This post is guest-written by Nest Wealth.  For many Canadian students and families, the climbing cost of post-secondary education isn’t surprising. The fact is, university and college education is one of the biggest expenses students and families incur in their… Read More

Nest Wealth

April 23, 2019

Personal Finance,Blog

7 Ways To Get Past Financial Stress And Start Thriving

Canadians are worried about their money — to the point of physical and mental distress. If you’re one of the 40% of Canadians that say money is their greatest source of stress or the 44% that live pay check to pay… Read More

Michelle Summerfield

April 16, 2019

Personal Finance,Blog

How Do I Update Or Dispute Information On My Free Credit Report?

It’s finally spring in Canada! This means that you’ve probably started your spring cleaning and have maybe gone a little “Marie Kondo” on your home. But what about doing some financial spring cleaning? A great way to start is by… Read More

Rachel Surman

April 11, 2019

Credit Reports,Blog
refinance mortgage

Mortgage Rates Are Dipping: Is Now A Good Time to Refinance?

After mortgage rates had been on the rise for the last year or so, mortgage rates are dipping. Low mortgage rates aren’t just a boon for first-time homebuyers; they’re a boon for existing homeowners! If your mortgage is coming up… Read More

Sean Cooper

April 5, 2019


How To Apply For A Personal Loan

Applying for a loan isn’t always easy, let alone qualifying and being approved to borrow money. At Borrowell, we’re dedicated to helping Canadians make great decisions about credit and ultimately to help in making personal finances less stressful. The best… Read More

Ben Labenski

April 3, 2019

Blog,Personal Loans