Low Cost Personal Loans for Canadians | Full Interview w/ Symple Loans

We had the pleasure of talking to Jennifer Bovaird, Head of Marketing & Customer Experience at Symple Loans.

As one of Canada’s fastest growing FinTech companies, Symple Loans offers personal loans of $5,000 to $50,000.

In our interview, we learned more about Symple Loans as a company and how to use debt to your advantage.

Video Contents:

00:00 – Intro

0:45 – History & Background of Symple Loans

1:20 – Symple Loan’s Mission

1:51 – Why Is Canada Appealing?

2:36 – Symple Loan’s Loan Products

3:03 – What Is A Personal Unsecured Loan?

3:52 – Approval Criteria

4:17 – The Main Problem Symple Loans Wants To Solve

5:26 – Misconceptions About Online Loans

6:37 – The Importance Of Speed

7:21 – What To Look For In A Lender

8:37 – Taking On More Debt To Get Out Of Debt

9:50 – Tools & Resources

10:25 – Improving Your Credit Score

11:27 – Advice For Buying/Renovating A Home

12:38 – Is Investing In A Home A Good Reason To Take On Debt?

13:32 – Loans For Major Purchases

14:47 – Taking On A Loan For Education

15:32 – General Advice On Personal Finance

16:30 – Responsible Debt

17:42 – Flexibility When Taking On A Loan

18:10 – Expansion Plans & The Future Of Symple Loans


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