Vlad Sherbatov

Vlad is the President and Co-Founder of Smarter Loans, Canada's original and largest loan comparison website. He is a passionate entrepreneur and business leader in the Canadian financial sector. He was selected as a 2019 Top 25 Leaders in Lending by the Canadian Lenders Association. Vlad is an author at Smarter Loans, and has been featured in publications like the Toronto Star and National Post, among others.

Articles by Vlad Sherbatov

How to Optimize Your Listing on Smarter Loans: A Guide for Lenders

If you’re a lender, you know how tough it can be to stand out in a crowded market. That’s why it’s crucial to optimize your listing on Smarter Loans, the leading loan comparison platform. By strategically creating a robust profile and incorporating video and media, you can differentiate yourself from the competition and attract more customers. Our article offers valuable tips and strategies to help you optimize your listing and reduce costs, so you can stay ahead in the game.

What Is Considered a Good Credit Score?

Where you get your credit score from will then provide a varying range of what your credit is but check out the link we provide to check your credit score and determine whether you have fair, good or excellent credit in this post.

When Should a Business NOT Take Out a Business Loan?

Not all businesses are ready for a loan, and it takes specifics before applying. You must be in good financial health and for example, not seeking funds to pay for staff before applying for a business loan. Learn more about if you’re ready to apply for business loan.

When Should a Small Business Borrow Money?

You have to have a vision and be confident that an additional investment will generate new profits for you to increase your business growth, but that’s not the only indicator required to apply for a business loan. Check out this prime example when it’s a good idea that a small business owner borrows money in this post.

Who Can Use a Reverse Mortgage?

There is a specific age requirement in order to take advantage of the benefits of a home equity loan. Watch this video to find out if you’re eligible for a home equity loan.

Why Is It Difficult For a Business to Get a Business Loan?

Low revenue is one of the reasons why businesses have a hard time getting a loan, but in this post, we share what lenders look at and things you can work on to ensure you get approved.

Will a Reverse Mortgage Affect My Old Age Security?

Find out if a reverse mortgage will have an effect on old age security in this YouTube shorts video.

Do I Need a Home Appraisal for a HELOC?

A home appraisal estimates how much your home is worth. Find out if a home appraisal is needed in order to get a home equity loan or home equity line of credit in this blog post.

Do Banks And Lenders Check What You Spend Your Loan On?

It’s important to know the conditions of a loan before finalizing your application, and this includes whether what you spend your loan on will be visible by the lender in the bank or not. Find out in this blog post!

Where can I get a fast business loan?

Compare business loan options and offers online from this website we recommend if you’re seeking to obtain business financing.