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Econolease has solutions to fit every food service business in Canada

After 14 years supporting restaurants and food service providers in Canada, and with a wide range of products to choose from, Econolease’s sales staff is able to determine what lease, loan or rental product best fits each customer’s unique situation.

The State of Alternative Lending in Canada 2018 Study

Canadians are warming up to alternative lenders, but remain skeptical. When they’re in need of a loan, a majority of Canadians now look to online lenders as a viable alternative to traditional financial institutions, according to the State of Alternative Lending in Canada 2018 study conducted by online comparison service Smarter Loans.

Alternative Lending in Canada 2018 – Insights for Lenders

Interest in alternative lending products is growing steadily in Canada, and as more consumers explore available options they are generally finding the information, products and level of service they are looking for, according to the State of Alternative Lending in Canada 2018 study published by Smarter Loans.

Alternative Lending in Canada 2018 – Insights for Auto Financing and Equipment Lenders

Alternative financing is steadily gaining popularity in Canada, but those offering auto or truck and trailer financing solutions still need to catch up with other online providers, according to the State of Alternative Lending in Canada 2018 study published by Smarter Loans.

Alternative Lending in Canada 2018 – Consumer Insights

Canadians are warming up to alternative lending options in recent years, with more turning to online vendors for services ranging from mortgages and car loans to business and equipment loans, according to the State of Alternative Lending in Canada 2018 study published by Smarter Loans.

Canada is a global financial industry powerhouse; so why isn’t its FinTech sector?

The imbalance between the relative successes of Canada’s major financial institutions and the relative anonymity of its FinTech sector was a key area of focus throughout the daylong AltFi Toronto event. The stage played host to a range of experts from tech and finance, from Canada and abroad, each offering their thoughts on why the country’s FinTech industry is lagging behind, and how best to enable it to catch up.

10 Ways To Get Ahead of Holiday Debt

Though we all want to be responsible with our money there’s no denying the temptation to overspend during the holidays. From parties to gift giving, the season can be as expensive as it is joyous.

The Business of Creative Financing

There used to be a mere few options available to get financing for major ventures. The choices were traditional borrowing from a financial institution or from family and friends. Today, there are unlimited ways to get financing for any purpose. Creative financing has opened the doors for consumers who want or need an innovative way to get money to fulfill their dreams.

The Credit Card Rewards Game

Gone are the days when just carrying a credit card was enough to satisfy consumers. Customer appreciation incentives have advanced far past giving out toasters and calendars. There’s now a “what have you done for me lately” mentality among people who pack plastic in their wallets to buy goods and services. Credit card companies are in constant competition to reel in customers, which translates into greater profits with each new card issued.

Smarter Loans Identity Theft Series (Part 3 of 3) – Theft Prevention Advice for Credit Protection

In this third installment of our Identity Theft Series will provide practical prevention suggestions and outline what is being done to combat this illegal activity.

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