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

How has the Ontario Fair Housing Plan Impacted the Market?

How has the Ontario Fair Housing Plan Impacted the Market?

By: Zoocasa How have buying conditions changed across the province since the Ontario Fair Housing Plan (FHP) was introduced two years ago? The 16-part set of measures was announced by the now former Liberal provincial government in April 2017 in efforts to cool the red-hot housing market;… Read More


How Debt Consolidation Can Help You Rebuild Credit

How Debt Consolidation Can Help You Rebuild Credit

For this blog, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Fairstone. The main benefits of a debt consolidation loan? It makes debt repayment easier and helps pay down debt faster. But, a debt consolidation loan can also help rebuild your credit over time.  Our partners at Fairstone explain how a… Read More


How To Tell If Your Insurance Agent Is Misleading You

How To Tell If Your Insurance Agent Is Misleading You

Claudia DoRego, Planswell Insurance is a crucial component of any financial plan because it keeps you protected in the event of an accident, fraud, or other awful things that can happen in life. Whether it’s critical illness, disability, or life insurance, insurance’s job is to make sure… Read More


Does Applying For a Loan Affect Your Credit Score?

Does Applying For a Loan Affect Your Credit Score?

For this post, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Fairstone When applying for a loan, or any type of credit, it’s important to understand the impact it may have on both your credit report and credit score. Our partners at Fairstone explain when and how a loan application… Read More


Buying a House in Canada With Bad Credit in 2019

Buying a House in Canada With Bad Credit in 2019

Bad credit can happen to anyone. A job loss, an illness or a few not-so-great decisions can have long term consequences for your credit score. One of those consequences is that it can be hard to buy a house; banks use credit scores to determine how trustworthy borrowers are,… Read More


Sprout – Simplify Your Finances

Sprout – Simplify Your Finances

We are extremely excited to announce the launch of our App (currently in Beta) that will simplify & demystify money for Canadians. This is a huge milestone for [Sprout Financial Inc] us and we’re excited to get our user’s feedback so we can continue to Sprout (pun intended!). How Does… Read More


Everything You Need to Know About a Financial Plan

Everything You Need to Know About a Financial Plan

Claudia DoRego, Planswell As you begin to plan out what you would like your financial future to look like, based on both your short and long-term goals, you’ll realize that there is a variety of money managing strategies that you can use to help. A term that… Read More


How Technology is Changing The Way People Acquire Financing For Cars in Canada

How Technology is Changing The Way People Acquire Financing For Cars in Canada

Technology has made today’s consumers more savvy and informed than ever. For most of us, hunting for insights on fashion, entertainment, or even where to eat, begins online. Now, this also looks to be the future for auto lenders and vehicle financing. Increasingly, Canadian auto buyers are using online… Read More


Should I Use My Credit Card For Emergencies?

Should I Use My Credit Card For Emergencies?

For this post, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Fairstone. Short answer? It depends. Emergencies happen to all of us (and always at the worst time). Is using a credit card for emergency expenses the right choice? That’s up to you. Our partners at… Read More


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