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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

Renfi Review: Renovation Loans For Canadian Homeowners

Need help financing your home renovations? Check out Renfi; a company committed to helping Canadian homeowners get access to the equity in their homes... Read More

How A Home Reno Loan Can Help You Add A Tenant Apartment And Increase Your Income

Find out how you can use a home renovation loan to add a rental unit in your home and earn monthly income that can be used towards paying down your de... Read More

Explaining Foreclosures in Canada

A slew of missed mortgage payments can result in foreclosure, which can leave you without your home. Learn more about foreclosures in Canada.

Mortgage Application "To-Do" List

Here are the most important steps behind a mortgage application. If you're buying a home, see what you need to do to get started.

How and Why You Should Start an Emergency Fund

Learn some of the reaons why starting an emergency fund is key to your long-term financial success.

Is There Such A Thing As Good Debt?

The important thing to remember is the fact that although there is such a thing as good debt, good debt has the ability to turn into bad debt.

Why Do Smaller Down Payments Qualify For Lower Mortgage Rates?

Do you know that you can get a lower interest rate than those who put a 20% down payment by simply putting down a smaller down payment?

Home Deposit vs. Down Payment

If you're buying a house, you'll want to get familiar with real estate jargon, such as the difference between a deposit and a down payment.

BC Car Insurance Rate Cuts

Thanks to the new Enhanced Care program, BC drivers will likely see significant declines in their annual premiums.

Instacart Shoppers

If you're looking for some extra work, perhaps becoming an Instacart shopper can help fill in some financial gaps for you.

Business Loans For High-Risk Industries

Certain businesses might be considered higher risk according to lenders, in which case it could be difficult to get approved for a loan.

Lower Insurance Costs

Insurance premiums are just another bill to add to the pile, but there are ways to keep these payments to a minimum.

What Are Car Safety Ratings And How Do You Check Them?

If you are in the market to buy a new car, the vehicle safety rating should be one of the first things you should look at.

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