Caitlin Wood

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Caitlin graduated from Dawson College in 2009 and completed her Art History degree from Concordia University in 2013. She started working as a freelance writer for Loans Canada right after University, eventually working her way up to Chief Content Editor. Her work has led to a large expansion of the company’s content department and she manages a staff of talented writers who are passionate about educating Canadian consumers about credit, debt, and all things personal finance. With over five years of experience writing about the personal finance issues that Canadians face on a daily basis, she believes that education and knowledge are the two most important factors in the creation of healthy financial habits. She also believes that openly discussing money and credit, and the responsibilities that come with them can lead to better decisions and a greater sense of financial security. Aside from writing, she also does graphic design and video production. Caitlin has had her work published in many publications, including National Enquirer, Ok Magazine, Star Magazine, and ReboundFinance.com.

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Articles written by Caitlin Wood

Why Mortgage Rates Vary by Province, and How You Can Level the Playing Field

Why Mortgage Rates Vary by Province, and How You Can Level the Playing Field

Homes in and around the Greater Toronto Area may come with some hefty price tags, but if you’re property shopping in Canada’s largest housing market, you’ve got one thing working in your favour: cheaper mortgage rates versus the rest of the country.  Ontario mortgage rates are currently… Read More


How to Make a Budget When You’re In Debt

How to Make a Budget When You’re In Debt

For this post, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Fairstone  Everyone can benefit from a budget, especially individuals who are trying to pay down debt. A budget is an important part of your overall plan to get out of debt and can help you stay debt-free in the future. … Read More


Co-buying: Should You Consider Buying a Home with a Friend?

Co-buying: Should You Consider Buying a Home with a Friend?

By: Zoocasa If you’ve been looking at MLS listings in Toronto or other cities like Vancouver, you’ll have noticed that home sale prices have been increasing, making it harder to buy a home on a single income. However, that might not mean that your dream of… Read More


Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Car Online

Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Car Online

Second, only to your house, a car is one of the biggest financial investments you’ll ever make. Once upon a time, buying a car meant spending hours at the dealership. Back then, your knowledge of pricing, APR, and availability extended no farther than what the salesperson told you. But now,… Read More


How Can I Get a Lower Interest Rate on a Loan?

How Can I Get a Lower Interest Rate on a Loan?

For this post, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Fairstone. Picture this: You want to buy a car in the next few months, but know you’ll need a loan to cover some or all of the cost. This is a good opportunity to start increasing your credit score. Why?… Read More


How Car Loans, Student Debt, and Credit Card Balances Impact Mortgage Affordability

How Car Loans, Student Debt, and Credit Card Balances Impact Mortgage Affordability

By: Zoocasa Extremely few Canadians pay for their house in cash — almost all of us will be forced to borrow in order to buy a property. In 2016, mortgages accounted for 80.7% of the total debt carried by Canadian families, up from 77.4% in 1999, according to… Read More


Loans Canada Launches New Credit Repair Service

Loans Canada Launches New Credit Repair Service

When it comes to the health of your credit score, the accuracy of your credit report plays an important role. False information and unfortunate errors plague a large portion of the Canadian population and the majority of them have no idea these mistakes are negatively affecting their credit. Even those… Read More


Loan Away With Loans Canada

Loan Away With Loans Canada

From personal loans to cover the cost of a large expense to short term emergency loans to help deal with an unexpected event, Loans Canada can help you move away from unhelpful or unaffordable financing and gain access to the best options for your needs. Getting approved for a loan… Read More


Debt Repayment Habits That Can Help Rebuild Your Credit

Debt Repayment Habits That Can Help Rebuild Your Credit

For this blog, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Fairstone The money management and spending habits that can get us into debt can also hurt our credit score. But luckily, there are some simple debt repayment habits that can help you pay off your debt and rebuild your credit… Read More


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