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Why Keeping a Good Credit Score is Important

Why Keeping a Good Credit Score is Important

Why is keeping a good credit score important? Most people know that a higher credit score can get better interest rates on financing, but the risks of a low credit score go beyond that. A credit score indicates your ability to repay debts. It’s what most traditional...
Rebuilding Credit is Easier Than You Think!

Rebuilding Credit is Easier Than You Think!

Rebuilding credit has a lot of misconceptions around it. One of these common myths is that it’s hard to do. The truth is that with the right strategies and steps, fixing a bad credit score is a lot easier than you might think! The trick is knowing what to do and in...
Rebuilding Credit: Make Your 2020 Resolution a Better Credit Rating

Rebuilding Credit: Make Your 2020 Resolution a Better Credit Rating

The New Year is upon us – do you know what your New Year’s Resolution is yet? Whether you have an idea or not, we’d like to make a suggestion: how about rebuilding credit as your resolution? Many times people resolve to balance their budget, pay down credit cards, or...
The Bank of Canada Interest Rate is Staying the Same for the Rest of 2019

The Bank of Canada Interest Rate is Staying the Same for the Rest of 2019

Start Your New Year’s Financial Planning Early! The Bank of Canada interest rate is officially staying at 1.75% for the rest of the year. On December 4, 2019, the Bank of Canada (BOC) announced the interest rate would remain the same for another month. This marks no...
Bruised Credit vs. Bad Credit vs. Obliterated Credit

Bruised Credit vs. Bad Credit vs. Obliterated Credit

What is the difference between bruised credit, bad credit, and obliterated credit? We’re here to answer the question! To first understand that, let’s first define what is bad credit. In Canada, your credit score can range between 300 and 900, with 300 being the lowest...
Just Filed for Bankruptcy – When Can I Start Rebuilding Credit?

Just Filed for Bankruptcy – When Can I Start Rebuilding Credit?

If you’ve just filed for bankruptcy, rebuilding credit may be on your mind. The good news is that you don’t have to wait long. In fact, when it comes to rebuilding credit after bankruptcy, the sooner you start, the better. Believe it or not, you can actually start...