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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 and 900…

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Credit Repair 101 – How the Credit You Choose Impacts Rebuilding Your Credit

Credit Repair 101 – How the Credit You Choose Impacts Rebuilding Your Credit

Your credit score is affected by many things, but did you know that the type of credit you choose actually plays a factor? Many people approach credit repair by choosing a credit product and paying that credit off on time and in full. While this is a…

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ABCs of Credit – Do You Actually Have Good Credit?

ABCs of Credit – Do You Actually Have Good Credit?

Do you have good credit? The answer may not be as simple as you think. Good credit is not: Tons of debt. Credit cards close to, at, or over the limit. Late payments can last for six years on your credit report. So do collection items, even…

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How to Set Financial Goals That Get Real Results

How to Set Financial Goals That Get Real Results

Do you have financial goals? If you’re like the majority of Canadians, we’re guessing yes! But often the challenge with goals isn’t making them – it’s finding a way to execute them and stick with them when life gets in the way. We recently came across this…

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Getting Back to Basics – New Year’s Credit Rebuilding Resolutions

Getting Back to Basics – New Year’s Credit Rebuilding Resolutions

The new year is just days away. Have you considered a credit rebuilding resolution? New Year’s resolutions can get a bad rap at times. We read a lot in the news about how they are difficult to stick with and how most people abandon theirs by the…

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Understanding Bad Credit Loans in 1-2-3

Understanding Bad Credit Loans in 1-2-3

When you’re struggling with debt, finding a light at the end of the tunnel can be tough. The stress caused by bills or collection calls can lead to sleepless nights, and the thought of obtaining any kind of financing can be overwhelming. According to an annual CIBC…

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Rebuilding Credit After Bad Credit Behaviour in 1-2-3

Rebuilding Credit After Bad Credit Behaviour in 1-2-3

Many of us have been there – money is tight and it is the credit cards that bring up the slack. Or, perhaps the loss of a job or income meant some bills went unpaid one month, then the time playing catch-up just meant more and more…

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