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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What First-Time Buyers Worry About When Applying For a Mortgage

What First-Time Buyers Worry About When Applying For a Mortgage

By Newinhomes.com Are you feeling anxious about borrowing hundreds of thousands of dollars for a new home? You’re not alone. Applying for a mortgage can be stressful. Buying a home is the largest purchase you’ll ever make, especially if you’re a first-time buyer.   Here are a few things that… Read More


Homeowners – Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Secured Loans

Homeowners – Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Secured Loans

For this post, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Fairstone. Owning a home has its perks, especially if you need to borrow money. Homeowners can use the equity in their home to access additional borrowing options: mortgage refinancing, secured lines of credit, secured personal loans, and more. Our… Read More


8 Simple Strategies To Get Out of Debt

8 Simple Strategies To Get Out of Debt

Canadians (both young and old) are carrying more debt than ever before with recent data showing that the average household owes $1.70 for every $1 of income. The numbers are not encouraging especially when you consider that the average non-mortgage debt stands at $29,312 per person, including… Read More


How To Improve Your Credit Score: Meet Borrowell’s Credit Coach

How To Improve Your Credit Score: Meet Borrowell’s Credit Coach

Guest-written by Borrowell You probably know that having a good credit score is a vital aspect of your financial well-being.   But do you know why it is the way it is – or what you can do to improve it? Enter the new Borrowell Credit Coach:… Read More


Single Awareness Day: Buying a Home with a Single Income

Single Awareness Day: Buying a Home with a Single Income

Although dual-income households can improve purchasing power and the ability to qualify for a mortgage, a significant number of home buyers are going through the process solo. But how affordable is it to buy a home on a single income in Canada?   A study by Zoocasa looks at the… Read More


Is Debt Consolidation a Good Idea?

Is Debt Consolidation a Good Idea?

Sponsored by If you’re missing credit card payments and struggling to stay on top of bills, you might be wondering if debt consolidation is a good idea. We connected with our partners at Fairstone to help you decide if a debt consolidation loan is right for you. Here are some… Read More


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


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