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Prime Rates Canada and Their History

It’s expected that the Bank of Canada’s target overnight rate will reach at least 2.00% by the end of 2022. As a result, Canadian bank prime rates will likely be at least 4.20% by the end of the year. Looking back at the decades before now, there have certainly been some higher interest rates based on economic problems. History shows us that things are ever changing and what we’re experiencing now with Prime rates isn’t permanent. Learn more!

Can you add your child to your credit card in Canada?

Find out if there’s an age requirement for children to use a parent’s credit card.

How to build credit for your kids in Canada

During college years, this is the best time to get your kids started on the process of building credit. Once they graduate, credit generally makes getting started easier. Even if they get a good job, it’s going to be at least one year before banks and landlords take them seriously as a responsible adult. There are some things you can do to help them start the process.

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.

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