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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

Is Getting a Guarantor For a Loan The Right Option For You?

Have you been considering getting a guarantor for a loan you need? Unsure if it's the right option for you? Loans Canada can help!

Get Your Credit Report and Then Check These 4 Things Right Now

Are you checking your credit report at least once a year? When you do, here are the top 4 issues you should be on the look out for.

What is a Guarantor Loan?

Are you having trouble getting approved for the loan you need? Have you considered getting a guarantor to help improve your chances?

Can I Use My Credit Card To Improve My Credit Scores?

The mjority of adult Candians have at least one credit card, but did you know that responsible use a credit card can help you build a healthy credit s... Read More

A Personal Loan vs. A Line of Credit

Trying to decide between a loan and a line of credit? We're breaking down the similarities and differences to help you make the right decision.

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 Scores?

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

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