Shari Talbot

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Shari is a Freelance Writer, specializing in personal finance, business blog content and education. She enjoys taking complex information and putting it into a form the average consumer can understand. When she is not working, she homeschools her children, supports her husband in business, and enjoys traveling with her family.

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What is Debt Forgiveness in Canada?

What is Debt Forgiveness in Canada?

When it comes to consumer debt, being in over your head can be extremely stressful. When you are struggling to make minimum payments, missing payments or dodging calls from collectors, you need help. To learn more about the minimum payment trap,… Read More


How Applying for New Credit Affects Your Credit Score

How Applying for New Credit Affects Your Credit Score

If you have ever opened a cell phone account with a monthly plan, applied for a credit card or secured a loan, you have a credit report.  If you’ve had open accounts for several months, you’ll have a credit score too. Many Canadians… Read More


How the Types of Credit Accounts You Have Affect Your Credit Score

How the Types of Credit Accounts You Have Affect Your Credit Score

Most Canadians don’t think about their credit score until they need to. When it’s time to take out a mortgage or purchase a new car, this trivial little number becomes a lot more important. If You’ve Been Using Credit, You Have a… Read More


How the Length of Your Credit History Affects Your Credit Score

How the Length of Your Credit History Affects Your Credit Score

Have you ever looked up your credit score? If you haven’t, you should. It’s important to keep on top of the details of your credit report and make sure your credit score is accurate since it can help you secure a job, rent an apartment… Read More


How the Money You Owe Affects Your Credit Score

How the Money You Owe Affects Your Credit Score

If you’ve never needed to apply for a loan or rent an apartment, it’s possible that you don’t know much about your credit score. It’s a handy piece of information to have though. You should know what your score is and, more importantly, you should understand the information… Read More


How Your Payment History Affects Your Credit Score

How Your Payment History Affects Your Credit Score

If you’ve never looked up your credit report or score, we can’t recommend enough that you do. It’s important for all Canadians to understand how their financial state affects not only their ability to obtain credit but how it can influence other areas of their lives as well. Read More


How to Rebuild Your Credit After a Late Payment

How to Rebuild Your Credit After a Late Payment

Uh-oh. You’ve missed a payment. Maybe the cable bill slid down behind the desk or the postal strike meant you didn’t receive your cell phone statement. Maybe an emergency expense popped up and you didn’t have the cash to pay your utilities last… Read More


Can I Pay Back My Term Loan At Any Time?

Can I Pay Back My Term Loan At Any Time?

There are many reasons why you might want to borrow money. Maybe you want to make a significant purchase, such as a used car. Maybe you are looking at investing in something or renovating your kitchen. You might be looking at a way… Read More


Will I Lose My RRSPs if I Declare Bankruptcy?

Will I Lose My RRSPs if I Declare Bankruptcy?

Sometimes, an individual or a family can feel like they are drowning in debt and can’t see any way out. In some cases, it’s  poor spending habits that have resulted in consumer debt. Some people run into bad luck with an illness, an… Read More


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