5 Creative Ways To Get Into The Housing Market
Has the high cost of real estate got you down? If you’re looking to buy in a big city like Calgary, Toronto or Vancouver, even buying on a shoestring five percent down payment budget can be challenging. (The new mortgage… Read More
Study: Monitoring Your Credit Score Can Help Improve It Over Time
A study conducted by Borrowell, Canada’s leading credit monitoring company, has found a positive relationship between the frequency of credit score monitoring and credit score increase over time. Drawing from user data, the study also reported that customers with lower… Read More
February 21, 2018Blog
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 2017 tax return. If you haven’t… Read More
February 21, 2018Blog
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
February 16, 2018Blog
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
February 14, 2018Blog
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
February 13, 2018Blog
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
February 5, 2018Blog
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
February 1, 2018Blog