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posted on 12:12 PM, February 10, 2015
Now that the holidays have come and gone and many of us are attempting to deal with our holiday spending-induced credit card debt, we may be asking ourselves the same question: should I pay off debt or save? Getting out of debt is a...

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posted on 4:04 PM, April 23, 2015
By Debra Pangestu For many people, knowing how to manage money better is one of the keys to achieving their financial goals. If you haven’t had a good track record of managing finances, don’t beat yourself up for it. No one is born with money...
posted on 12:12 PM, March 23, 2015
By Julie Jaggernath Ever wonder what no one tells you about buying a house? Or maybe you’re house-hunting and wondering how much of a mortgage you can afford? The size of your mortgage, in addition to your down payment, will determine...
posted on 10:10 AM, March 16, 2015
By Debra Pangestu If you are wondering how to fix your credit score in Canada or resolve some bad credit issues on your credit report, we’ll show you how you can fix four common problems. Depending on your situation and how much damage you’ve...
posted on 10:10 AM, February 23, 2015
By Debra Pangestu Falling behind on your credit card and loan payments can leave you feeling powerless, but with some debt reduction tips and by adopting good budgeting habits, you will be able to eliminate debt and become financially free....
posted on 12:12 PM, February 10, 2015
Now that the holidays have come and gone and many of us are attempting to deal with our holiday spending-induced credit card debt, we may be asking ourselves the same question: should I pay off debt or save? Getting out of debt is a...
posted on 8:08 AM, January 26, 2015
By Debra Pangestu Having debt and being on the receiving end of collection calls is a difficult situation for anyone to be in, but if you’re armed with some helpful tips and information about your consumer rights, you’ll know how to stop...
posted on 3:03 PM, January 12, 2015
By Christi Posner One of the biggest bankruptcy myths in Canada is that anyone can declare bankruptcy. Many Canadians actually find out that they can’t file for bankruptcy because they have either too much income or too many assets. If they did...
posted on 6:06 AM, December 23, 2014
Credit scores take years to build up and only a few small mistakes to destroy. Keeping your credit score high can help you to get better interest rates on loans and mortgages, can help you rent apartments, and much more. Be careful not to make these...