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 »

Canadians Remain in Denial about Personal Debt: Ipsos Reid survey
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Canadians Remain in Denial about Personal Debt: Ipsos Reid survey

New data shows that the average Canadian’s debt level has risen by 2.7 per cent year over year, while at least a quarter of respondents of a recent debt poll say they will never be debt free. Despite those figures, Canadians are looking to a brighter financial future. 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 »