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Debt Repayment Habits That Can Help Rebuild Your Credit

Debt Repayment Habits That Can Help Rebuild Your Credit

For this blog, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Fairstone The money management and spending habits that can get us into debt can also hurt our credit score. But luckily, there are some simple debt repayment habits that can help you pay off your debt and rebuild your credit… Read More


What is a Routing Number?

What is a Routing Number?

In Canada, your routing number is a combination of the 5-digit branch number and the 3-digit financial institution number that can be found on the bottom of your personal cheques. In the U.S. a routing number is a nine-digit number. A routing number identifies your bank or financial institution in a… Read More


Car Insurance Rates For Women

Car Insurance Rates For Women

Could you be receiving a different insurance rate premium on your car just because of your gender? Do men and women actually receive different quotes? And if so, is that even allowed or fair? Sure, people get different rate quotes based on their age and sometimes even their postal code. Read More


What is a Stop Payment and How Do I Make One?

What is a Stop Payment and How Do I Make One?

When it comes to money, it’s easy to make a mistake, especially when you’re dealing with multiple payments to multiple vendors at any given time. Fortunately, a stop payment can do exactly what it sounds like – stop the payment! Below we will explore what a stop payment is, how… Read More


Ontario Cities With The Five Lowest Property Tax Rates

Ontario Cities With The Five Lowest Property Tax Rates

By: Zoocasa Property tax rates vary widely across the province, from around 1.79% in Windsor at the highest end, to just 0.615% in the City of Toronto at the lowest. Zoocasa, an online brokerage, ranked 35 cities in Ontario based on publicly available tax rate information and… Read More


5 Insurance Mistakes to Avoid

5 Insurance Mistakes to Avoid

Lauren Arnold, Planswell Investing your hard-earned money and purchasing a property is always the fun part when it comes to financial planning. Nonetheless, insurance is the piece that often makes or breaks your financial future. There are three… Read More


Canadian Mortgage Rate History

Canadian Mortgage Rate History

If you’re in the market to buy a new home and take out a mortgage, then you’ll be very interested to know what mortgage interest rate you’ll be offered. After all, mortgage rates will directly influence how expensive or affordable your mortgage will be. Obviously, lower rates will translate into… Read More


Can I Use a Personal Loan For Emergencies?

Can I Use a Personal Loan For Emergencies?

For this blog, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Fairstone Almost half of Canadians are $200 away from not meeting their financial obligations each month. You’re not alone if you fall into this category, but being cash strapped can make it difficult to tackle unexpected expenses. … Read More


The Most Prestigious Credit Cards

The Most Prestigious Credit Cards

One of the most commonly used financial products is a credit card. But, despite how common this financial tool is, there is a whole world of prestigious, elite credit cards that you probably have never encountered. In order to gain access to or be “in the know” of these credit… Read More



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