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Couples and Money: End the Budgeting Bickering

By Debt.ca on February 3, 2020

When it comes to couples and money, not every pair shares the same views. You’ve probably heard opposites attract. While that may be the spark that makes your relationship work, it can also lead to problems, especially when it comes to money. If you don’t discuss your finances or spending decisions together, you may not…

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Data Privacy Day in Canada

Data Privacy Day in Canada

By Debt.ca on January 28, 2020

Today is Data Privacy Day! The United States and Canada are among the many countries that celebrate Data Privacy Day. It began in the United States, but the need to safeguard data and enable privacy is an international effort. The point is to raise awareness about the technological impact on our personal information. It is…

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Save on Energy

By Debt.ca on January 21, 2020

If you’re like most homeowners, the most expensive utility bill is your energy bill. Many homeowners just accept their electricity bill for what it is, but there are simple ways to save on your energy bill. That’s right; by getting creative you keep more of your hard-earned money in your pockets instead of handing it…

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Canadians Saving Money on the Holidays

How Can Canadians Save Money During the Holidays?

By Steve Horton on December 23, 2019

Let’s be honest: most of us haven’t done all our Christmas shopping yet, and we’re swiftly running out of disposable cash. Also, it’s unwise to run up credit cards in this case. How can savvy Canadians save money during this holiday season, especially at the last minute? Here are some tips from four experts of…

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Coping with Christmas in debt

Coping With Christmas In Debt

By Debt.ca on December 9, 2019

Having to spend Christmas in debt can be emotionally trying. There are a few occasions in our lives where much of our financial responsibility gets thrown out the window. Babies are probably number one, but weddings, vacations, and Christmas (or Hanukkah) are close behind. December holds the time of year where many replace their penchant to save…

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Here’s a Quick Way to Get Focused On Your Goals

By Debt.ca on November 18, 2019

Stop feeling overwhelmed and start taking back control. Use these goal-setting tips to achieve you financial goals to live the life you want.

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Understanding your credit score

Understanding your Credit Score

By Rubina Ahmed-Haq on July 23, 2019

Take steps to understand what your credit score means, what a high credit score enables you to do, and what a low credit score prevents you from doing.

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There are options to getting a loan, even if you have bad credit

Getting a Loan if You Have Bad Credit

By Rubina Ahmed-Haq on July 19, 2019

If you’re getting your life back on track and want to get a loan, sometimes history can bite you. Here’s how to go about getting a loan with a bad history.

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Most students graduate with approx $26,000 in student loans. Here is how we can help

The State of Student Debt in Canada

By Steve Horton on June 13, 2019

Are you dealing with student debt in the midst of the coronavirus? Contending with the virus, student loan payments, and earning cash while distance learning can stress the most resolved student. The COVID-19 pandemic is making Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Canadian government roll out various support programs to help the general population and…

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Credit Ratings Explained

By Sean on June 10, 2019

Credit is something many of us take for granted. If you have good credit, you should have no problem borrowing money at the best interest rates with the most favourable terms and conditions. If you’re able to pay for your home, car and other assets in cash, you may not care about your credit score,…

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