Articles About Credit Cards

Is There a Minimum Credit Score for Renting an Apartment in Canada in 2022?

Most landlords and rental companies check the credit scores of potential tenants as part of their application process. But is there a minimum credit score requirement for renting an apartment in Canada? Here’s what you need to know about credit scores and renting in 2022.

Using Other Currencies in Canada

Since there is a law in place in Canada about using foreign currencies throughout the country; this is something that you want to keep in mind before traveling to the country. If you are looking to travel, then you want to make sure you’re set to go with the right currency to pay for the trip and all you are going to do while there.

Tangerine Review

Tangerine is an online bank that has been serving Canadians since 1997, first as ING Direct and then switching to Tangerine in 2013. As with any Canadian bank, they offer a wide range of different financial services, the only difference being that they operate completely online and do not have any brick and mortar stores.

EQ Bank – A Digital Banking Experience

Banking shouldn’t be stressful. At EQ Bank, you can save more of your money. EQ Bank provides Canadians with a digital banking experience. Earn up to 30 times more interest than with a traditional bank.

Smarter Loans in Canada

Choosing the smartest loans for you means understanding your options, the debt landscape in Canada, and how the different factors at play can influence your choices. So let’s do that!

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Is it time to consolidate debt?

If you’re wondering what debt consolidation is and if it’s right for you, our partners at Fairstone shared several scenarios where debt consolidation is worth looking into.

How to Establish a Good Business Credit Score in Canada

How to Build Your Business Credit in Canada

Learn how business credit is determined, what you’ll use it for and how you can make sure your score puts you on the right footing with prospective business loan lenders.

Common Credit Card Questions & Answers

Answers to the Top 10 Credit Card Questions

A credit card is a financial tool that can benefit the user’s financial profile if used properly. The decision to use credit cards or not is based upon a multitude of factors that are unique to the individual. But many people have unanswered questions that prevent them from applying for a credit card.

How to Improve Your Credit Score in Canada

How to Improve Your Credit Score: Step by Step Guide

Every Canadian has a credit score, but most of us have a pretty foggy understanding of what they mean and how they work. Despite this veil of secrecy, there are a number of simple best practices you can employ to improve your credit score over time. If you follow these tips, you’ll be well on your way to a stable financial future!

Negotiating Credit Card Terms

Negotiating Better Credit Card Terms

Stiff competition among lenders has made negotiating better credit card terms much easier. Many cardholders do not approach their issuer to ask for a credit limit increase, fee waiver, or lower interest because they assume the terms they agreed to can never be changed. However, there is room for renegotiation. Most banks are willing to change credit card terms, but the only way to know for sure is to ask.

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