Can I Transfer My Canadian Credit History to the U.S.?

Can I Transfer My Canadian Credit History to the U.S.?

If you’re in the process of moving to the United States, or anywhere else, you might be wondering if your credit history will be coming with you. Unfortunately, credit information cannot be transferred to another country because there are legal and practical implications. The good news is that you can… Read More


Minimum Credit Score Required For Mortgage Approval in 2020

Minimum Credit Score Required For Mortgage Approval in 2020

Getting approved for a mortgage these days can be a real challenge, especially with housing prices constantly on the rise. In Toronto, for instance, you’ll be paying over $820,000 for a home, which is nearly $100K more than the average price the year before. Unless you’re rolling in cash, that’s… Read More


How to Improve Your Credit Score in 2020

How to Improve Your Credit Score in 2020

Every year, people across the country discover just how valuable the health of their credit score is. Not only can good credit help you gain access to the financial tools and products that you need, but it can also get you reasonable interest rates. In fact, many major banks and… Read More


Credit Solutions For Canadians

Credit Solutions For Canadians

Credit is helpful for many things as it can help you achieve your life and financial goals. However, taking out debt can be a slippery slope if you’re not careful. At Loans Canada, we believe that no credit problem is too big or too small to consider and fix. Furthermore,… Read More


Does Applying For a Loan Affect Your Credit Score?

Does Applying For a Loan Affect Your Credit Score?

For this post, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Fairstone When applying for a loan, or any type of credit, it’s important to understand the impact it may have on both your credit report and credit score. Our partners at Fairstone explain when and how a loan application… Read More


How To Improve Your Credit Score: Meet Borrowell’s Credit Coach

How To Improve Your Credit Score: Meet Borrowell’s Credit Coach

Guest-written by Borrowell You probably know that having a good credit score is a vital aspect of your financial well-being.   But do you know why it is the way it is – or what you can do to improve it? Enter the new Borrowell Credit Coach:… Read More


Does Using Overdraft Protection Affect My Credit Score?

Does Using Overdraft Protection Affect My Credit Score?

At some point, everyone will experience an overdraft, regardless of whether you have overdraft protection or not. It is perfectly normal to experience cash flow problems from time to time, so long as it is a temporary issue, not an ongoing one. Given the commonness of bank overdrafts, it is… Read More


What Should My Credit Utilization Ratio Be?

What Should My Credit Utilization Ratio Be?

Credit utilization ratios are a large component of credit score calculations and are a useful ratio for lenders to use when determining the creditworthiness of a loan applicant. Because of their importance in the world of personal finance, it is beneficial to understand what they are, how they work… Read More


Canadian Business Credit Score and Report

Canadian Business Credit Score and Report

Most consumers in Canada are aware that they have a personal credit score and report. But did you know that business owners in Canada have a business credit score and report as well? If you are a business owner in Canada, it’s important for you to be aware of, and… Read More


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