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Credit Union vs Bank: Understanding The Differences

Learn the difference between a credit union vs bank. Compare our breakdown to see which is best suited for your…

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Types of credit ratings and what they mean

If you’ve ever applied for a credit product, you’ve likely received information on your credit rating, but do you really…

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What is the Debt to Equity Ratio?

Canadian individuals and business must sometimes resort to borrowing money regardless of the interest rates. In this article, we’re going…

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What to Look for in a Mortgage, Besides Just the Rate

Do you know what to look for in a mortgage? Aside from the rate, there are several things you should…

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Sean Cooper

Have Credit Card Debt But No Job?

It's tough having credit card debt while you are unemployed but there are options.

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The Problem with Making Only Minimum Payments

Consolidated Credit explains why it is never a good idea to pay only your minimum payment on your credit card…

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Credit Application Rejected, Again?

If you’ve been turned down for credit, there’s a reason why. Until you take steps to rectify that reason, it…

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How to Use Your Credit Wisely

People are choosing to use their credit cards in many new ways, but there are risks involved. Here's a look…

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Protecting Your Finances During COVID-19

Covid-19 financial tips are becoming more prominent in recent news. The coronavirus (Covid-19) is the centre of focus globally. And while your…

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Jeffrey Schwartz

Don’t Wait Until RRSP Season to Contribute

Get advice on how you should make regular contributions to your RRSP a year-long habit. Don't wait for when RRSP…

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Managing your mortgage: how to keep it as good debt

Managing your mortgage is about keeping a healthy ratio between your home’s equity and its debt. Develop a "good debt"…

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Canadian Credit Ratings Explained

Learn how your credit ratings work in Canada, including your score and the letter and number assigned to each of…

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What is revolving credit and how do I manage it?

We help you understand what is revolving credit. Learn how to manage it and why revolving credit can boost your…

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Alternatives to Declaring Bankruptcy in Canada

Declaring bankruptcy is not a decision to take lightly. Some amount of debt can be a good thing for your…

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9 Experts Respond: “What are your New Year Money Goals?”

We’re well into the New Year, and money goals for Canadians are still shaping up. How would you like to…

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What is “RRSP Season” and Why Should Canadians Care?

No matter what stage you’re at in life, it’s always important to think about retirement. Planning for your Golden Years…

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Employment Insurance Program Benefits for the Unemployed

Unemployed workers in Canada can get Employment Insurance benefits while they look for a job. Learn about the program requirements…

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