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Lisa has been working as a writer for more than a decade, creating unique content that helps to educate Canadian consumers in the realms of real estate, mortgages, investing and financial health. For years, she held her real estate license in Toronto, Ontario before giving it up to pursue writing within this realm and related niches. Lisa is very serious about smart money management and helping others do the same. She's used a variety of financial tools over the years and is currently growing her money with Wealthsimple, while stashing some capital in a liquid high-interest savings account so that she always has a financial cushion to fall back on. She's also been avidly using her Aeroplan TD credit card to collect as many Aeroplan points as possible to put towards her travels!

Articles written by Lisa Rennie

Secured Credit Card vs. Prepaid Credit Card

Secured credit cards and prepaid credit cards are both great financial tools that serve their own purposed, but do you know the difference?

How to Start Saving When You Have Too Much Debt

Do you have too much debt? Are you worried that it's holding you back from meeting your saving goals? Here is our top advice for saving while in debt.

The Top 5 Reasons Canadians Are in Debt  

If there's one thing most Canadians have in common, it's debt. Here are the top 5 reasons Canadians are currently carrying too much debt.

How to Choose The Right Credit Card

From building credit to making large purchases, a credit card is a great financial tool. Here are our top tips for choosing the best card for your nee... Read More

Filing Your Taxes When You Have No Income

Did you lose your job? Are you on maternity or paternity leave? Everything you need to know about filing your income taxes when you have no income.

Will Closing a Bank Account Affect My Credit Score?

Almost all of your financial decisions affect the overall health of your credit score, but does closing a bank account affect it?

Loan Interest Rates: How Lenders Arrive at Rates  

We all know that if we want to borrow money, we need to pay interest. But how do the lenders we work with arrive at their interest rates?

What to do When You Don’t Recognize a Charge on Your Credit Card Statement

Scammers are everywhere and use dozens and dozens of different tactics to siphon money from unsuspecting consumers. This is why it's so important that... Read More

Did You Know These 7 People Can Check Your Credit?  

All Canadians should be checking their credit at least once a month, but you're not the only one who can take a look at your credit history. Here is e... Read More

Why All Canadians Need to be Monitoring Their Credit Score

Wondering how your credit score affects your financial health? You're in luck, because Loans Canada has the answer! Visit us today to discover the imp... Read More

Should I Answer a Collection Call?

Is your debt so bad that you're now being contacted by collection agencies? Are you wondering if you should pick up the phone at all? We have the answ... Read More

Top 5 Most Common Errors That Appear on Credit Reports in Canada

Is your credit score low and you're not sure why? It might be because there's an error on your credit report. If you'd like to know what the most comm... Read More

How Does Foreclosure Affect Your Credit Score?

Everything you need to know about how a foreclosure will affect your credit score.

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