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Different Types of Bad Credit Loans and What They Mean to You

Different Types of Bad Credit Loans and What They Mean to You

When you have less than stellar credit, but are looking for funding, you may be concerned that your options are few and far between. Since lenders base their decision to lend upon your past and current credit behaviour, having bad credit can make the process of obtaining […]

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Vehicle Intelligence: Buying a Car the Smart Way

Vehicle Intelligence: Buying a Car the Smart Way

If you’re getting ready to start the process of buying a car, this week’s blog may give you something to think about as far as how to start the process. It’s a common practice when most of us are buying a car: we start with an idea […]

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Beware Phishing Scheme: Prudent Financial Never Solicits Business by Text Message

Beware Phishing Scheme: Prudent Financial Never Solicits Business by Text Message

Attention! Prudent Financial never solicits business by text message. We have unfortunately been a victim of phishing campaign currently underway. You may have received a text soliciting loans from an individual claiming to be Prudent Financial. This person is in no way affiliated with us. We are […]

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If I’m Making Minimum Payments on My Credit Cards, I Have Good Credit, Right?

If I’m Making Minimum Payments on My Credit Cards, I Have Good Credit, Right?

There are so many myths and half-truths when it comes to credit reports and credit scores, and minimum payments represent one of the most detrimental. So many people believe that if they’re making minimum payments, on time, each and every month, they should be in great financial […]

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Outdoor Summer Activities in the GTA That You Can Do On The Cheap

Outdoor Summer Activities in the GTA That You Can Do On The Cheap

With summer just around the corner, it is time to start planning those family activities. Don’t want to break the bank? We get that! Here is a list of great outdoor summer activities in the GTA that you can do on the cheap to help make the […]

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Interest Rates May Be Going Up – Time to Get Your Financial House in Order

Interest Rates May Be Going Up – Time to Get Your Financial House in Order

Back in April, despite suggestions of an increase, the Bank of Canada chose to keep Canadian interest rates steady at 0.5%. However, even with this decision, economists still believe that a hike is coming – probably in early 2018. So, how would you fare if interest rates […]

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Vacation Financing – Taking Out a Loan vs Using a Credit Card

Vacation Financing – Taking Out a Loan vs Using a Credit Card

With summer just around the corner, the lure of far-off places and amazing adventures can be almost overwhelming. We all want to take some time during the warm summer months and get away, escaping the routine of the day-to-day and experiencing something new. However, if your vacation […]

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Financial Counselling in the GTA: When it Might be Time to See a Professional

Financial Counselling in the GTA: When it Might be Time to See a Professional

Canadian consumer debt is a growing issue, and many individuals struggle on a daily basis to keep up with their bills and debts. When debt builds up to a point where you are losing sleep, it may be time to get some financial counselling. Finances can be […]

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Bad Credit Car Loans: Don’t Fall Down the Rabbit Hole

Bad Credit Car Loans: Don’t Fall Down the Rabbit Hole

When your car is on the fast-track to the wreckers, but you have bad credit, you may just be biding your time until public transportation is your only option. Many assume that bad credit car loans are either so problematic rate-wise or that they simply don’t exist, […]

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Rebuilding Credit Tips: How Long Does Past Bad Credit Stay on Your Credit Report?

Rebuilding Credit Tips: How Long Does Past Bad Credit Stay on Your Credit Report?

When you’ve struggled to make ends meet, made less than the minimum payments (or no payments at all) on your bills, or had to choose which bills to cover and which to leave for the next month, your credit report is probably feeling the impacts right now. […]

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