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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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Bank of Canada Interest Rate Decreases to 1.25%

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Decreases to 1.25%

The Bank of Canada interest rate is now at 1.25% – a decrease of 0.5% from 1.75%. What does the interest rate cut mean for Canadian consumers? That’s what we’re here to discuss. Why Did the Bank of Canada Cut Interest Rates? On March 4, 2020, the…

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Equity Lending Changes the Borrowing Game – We Have All the Details

Equity Lending Changes the Borrowing Game – We Have All the Details

Equity lending is changing the borrowing game — and for a good reason! It’s a non-judgmental form of lending that depends on security, not your past. While other lenders require a good credit score, provable income, a strong loan-to-value (LTV) ratio, and more, equity lenders typically do…

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City of Toronto No Longer Issuing Payday Lender Licenses – What This Means for Same-Day Loans

City of Toronto No Longer Issuing Payday Lender Licenses – What This Means for Same-Day Loans

The City of Toronto is no longer handing out licenses to payday lenders. In October of 2019, the City of Toronto council voted unanimously to stop issuing licenses to payday loan outlets. Councillors said the payday lenders are “predatory” toward low-income residents. “We heard over and over…

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Affordable Family Day Activities Around the GTA in 2020

Affordable Family Day Activities Around the GTA in 2020

Monday, February 17, 2020 is Family Day in Ontario! If you’re in the Greater Toronto Area, you might be looking for affordable Family Day activities to do with the kids. If so, look no further. We’ve got a list of low-cost or no-cost things to do with…

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Prudent Launches Mortgage Broker Services Division

Prudent Launches Mortgage Broker Services Division

TORONTO, ON — Prudent Financial is pleased to announce a division created exclusively to serve mortgage agents and brokers. Prudent is a sub-prime equity lender that has offered subprime loans and mortgages to the consumer public since 1983. Prudent’s new division, Prudent Mortgage Broker Services, was created…

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How Debt Affects Mental Health

How Debt Affects Mental Health

It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day – a day that creates awareness around mental health initiatives. This topic is so important, particularly when it comes to finances, as money problems and mental health are often interconnected. Debt frequently triggers stress, which can reduce resilience against mental health problems.…

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Bank of Canada Interest Rate Staying the Same for January 2020: Here’s How to Save Money From It

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Staying the Same for January 2020: Here’s How to Save Money From It

The Bank of Canada (BOC) interest rate is staying the same for January 2020. It’s the 10th time in a row this has happened — the interest rate has stayed at 1.75% since October of 2018. But the January 2020 BOC announcement pointed to an interesting trend…

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The Best Approach to Payday Loans – Consolidate and Never Look Back!

The Best Approach to Payday Loans – Consolidate and Never Look Back!

Q: What’s the best approach to payday loans? A: Consolidate them and never look back! Payday loans often seem like a good idea at first. If you need cash fast, they meet that immediate need. But the long-term consequences are not nearly as effective… When you go…

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More Financial Solutions Than Ever to Serve You!

More Financial Solutions Than Ever to Serve You!

Happy New Year! We are thrilled to be entering 2020. The Prudent Financial Services team wants to make this the best year yet for you and your family. That’s why we’re so thrilled to be offering more financial solutions than ever to serve you. Our financial solutions…

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