How Does the Equifax Breach Affect Canadians?
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How Does the Equifax Breach Affect Canadians?

Last week, Equifax reported it had suffered a major data breach, affecting more than 143 million consumers in the U.S. as well as “limited personal information” from Canadian and U.K. consumers. But there are ways to protect your info going forward… Continue reading »

The First Key to Financial Success: Becoming Financially Literate
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The First Key to Financial Success: Becoming Financially Literate

A new year provides the perfect opportunity to mentally give yourself a clean slate and get a handle on your finances. Are you planning on saving more this year? Investing? Paying off debt? No matter your resolution, you first need to gain a clear understanding of where you stand financially. And in order to do so, here are a few things you should know so you can best leverage your hard-earned dollars. Continue reading »

Is Your Credit Score Mortgage Ready?
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Is Your Credit Score Mortgage Ready?

Is your credit score mortgage ready? Many Canadians don’t know the state of their score before starting the pre-approval and application process – and they could be in for a nasty surprise. Here’s what you need to know about your score – and how you can improve your chances of qualifying for a mortgage. Continue reading »