Having any amount of debt is difficult, but what’s even more difficult is trying to pay down that debt while still dealing with the cost of your daily life. This is why we can’t recommend enough our number one strategy… read more

Raising a family is a common goal among many Canadians all across the country. But with the cost of just about everything on the rise, it can seem next to impossible to afford to raise a child these days. From… read more

We all know that borrowing any amount of money through any type of lending product puts us into debt. There really isn’t any way around it. Typically, debt is considered a “bad thing”, and we definitely agree with this, but… read more

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, your credit is the backbone of your finances. When your credit is strong and healthy so are all other aspects of your financial life. Furthermore, when your financial life is on… read more

Family traditions and Christmas cheer are what make the holiday season so special and memorable for most Canadians. Let’s take a look at, through numbers and statistics, how your fellow Canadians celebrate this time of the year. read more

Getting to work, no matter where you live, and no matter how you get there, can often seem like an endless chore. But the thing is, commuting is one of those daily activities that has to be done. So no… read more

With prices soaring in some provinces and interest rates steadily holding at historic lows, it seems like the Canadian real-estate market is on everyone’s mind right now. Whether you’re looking for a starter home in New Brunswick or an investment… read more

Food is one of the largest weekly expenses for the majority of Canadians; it’s a necessary cost and therefore can often make or break a budget. Seasons, stores and even the weather can all dictate how much we spend on… read more

Payday loans have been around for decades, they represent a part of the financial world that many people have never even heard of. Within the last month payday loans and the lenders that offer them have been written about in… read more

Spring cleaning is a great way to shed all the unnecessary clutter that’s accumulated over the winter months, but have you ever thought about going one step further and including your finances in your spring cleaning traditions? Ignored and forgotten… read more

Are you currently looking to purchase your first home? Thinking about upgrading to a bigger house? Or are you simply looking for some advice on how to make the whole home purchasing process go a smoothly as possible? Take a… read more

Have you been shopping around for a mortgage to purchase a home for you and your family? Are you tired of being rejected? We completely understand the situation you’re in and we want you to know that there is a… read more

Your credit score is the backbone of your financial life, it affects everything from getting approved for new credit to getting hired for your dream job. If you’re looking to improve your credit score because you’ve been rejected for a… read more

Before you purchase your next vehicle, whether it’s a reliable car to get you to work on time or a recreational vehicle to have fun on, check out our latest infographic. We broke down the vehicle buying process into 3… read more

You might be wondering why the consumer insolvency rates of each Canadian province are important for you to both know and understand. The short answer is that these rates are indicative of how the Canadian economy is working. And whether… read more

The current state of Canadian household debt seems to be on everyone’s minds these days. With interest rates hitting a historical low last year and with housing prices also on the rise, more and more Canadians are taking on debt… read more

For the average adult Canadian a car is not only their main form of transportation, it’s a necessity. Purchasing a “new to you” car is a huge investment, therefore, it’s important that you weigh all your options before you make… read more

Debt, most of us have it and many of us need to learn how to manage it better. If your debt is out of control and you’ve finally promised yourself that this is the year you’ll get your finances back… read more

Valentine’s Day on your mind? Check out our new infographic to learn how your fellow Canadians spend their time and money during the most romantic time of the year. read more

Is your morning cup of coffee at your favourite coffee shop so ingrained in your daily routine that it’s often the only reason you get up? Are you currently trying to save up for an important purchase or investment but… read more

Short-term mortgage financing, in the form of a bridge loan, is a great way (regardless of credit rating) to deal with a money or credit issue. Bridge loans are offered by private lenders who can work with anyone looking to… read more


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