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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Loans Canada Expands Its Partnership Programs With New Affiliate Program Features and Loan Search Widget

Loans Canada Expands Its Partnership Programs With New Affiliate Program Features and Loan Search Widget

TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Loans Canada, the nation’s leading loan search platform, has matched hundreds of thousands of Canadian consumers with the loan, credit and debt relief services they need. Founded in 2012 by Scott Satov, CA, CFA, Loans Canada has quickly grown to one of the largest consumer lender networks in Canada. Read More


How Do Secured Personal Loans Work?

How Do Secured Personal Loans Work?

Sponsored by Fairstone. For this blog, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Fairstone. Most homeowners have the option of securing their loan. The benefit? Secured loans can help you access lower interest rates and more money. Our partners at Fairstone helped us answer some frequently asked questions about secured… Read More


Don’t Fall For These Common Debt Consolidation Myths

Don’t Fall For These Common Debt Consolidation Myths

Sponsored by Fairstone For this blog, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Fairstone. There are quite a few myths associated with debt consolidation, many of which aren’t true. We asked our partners at Fairstone to share the most common misconceptions they hear about debt… Read More


6 Unexpected Expenses to Prepare For This Winter

6 Unexpected Expenses to Prepare For This Winter

Sponsored by Fairstone For this blog, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Fairstone. Having an emergency fund can help lessen the burden when it comes to paying for repairs and other expenses. But we often forget how vulnerable we are to financial emergencies, and… Read More


8 Mistakes First Time Credit Card Users Make That Can Get You Into Credit Trouble

8 Mistakes First Time Credit Card Users Make That Can Get You Into Credit Trouble

Whether you’re getting your first credit card at age 18 or 28, it’s an exciting time! All of a sudden you can make online purchases, you can buy now and pay later, and you can start building your credit score! A credit card is one of the best… Read More


What is a Credit Builder Account?

What is a Credit Builder Account?

With bad or little to no credit history getting a loan may seem impossible. A Credit Builder Account is designed to help you boost your credit score which makes approval for loans, mortgages and credit cards, more likely. A Credit Builder Account (also known as… Read More


6 Tips To Help You Stay In Control Of Your Loan

6 Tips To Help You Stay In Control Of Your Loan

Sponsored by For this blog, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Fairstone. Borrowing money is a big decision. Whether you’re using a loan to cover an unexpected expense, consolidate debt or another reason entirely, you want to be sure you can stay on top… Read More


Do You Bank Online? Are You Sure Your Computer is Safe?

Do You Bank Online? Are You Sure Your Computer is Safe?

In collaboration with our partner FixMeStick. Do you use online banking? Do you think you’re secure because you already have an antivirus program? Think again. Consider the seatbelt and airbag in your car – they both work in conjunction to keep you safe, one without the other could… Read More


What To Do If You’re Falling Behind On Credit Card Payments

What To Do If You’re Falling Behind On Credit Card Payments

Sponsored by For this blog, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Fairstone. Falling behind on credit card payments can happen faster than you think. Before you know it, you’re faced with late payment penalties and piling debt and are looking for a way to… Read More


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