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Category: Credit Scores

How to Improve Your Credit Score

Today, we feature a guest writer Lori Wade, content writer for Alternate Finance, who is interested in a wide range of spheres from business to entrepreneurship and new technologies. If you are interested...

Achieving and Keeping a Healthy Credit Score

We feature guest writer, Raúl Menéndez, who is an Outreach Specialist with Money.com. Today’s post may seem a little different than our usual theme on maximising earning rewards. Raúl will be...

What is a Good Credit Score and How Can You Maintain It?

Today we feature guest writer Jason O’Brien from SMB Compass who will be explaining how to keep credit scores up, with emphasis on small businesses. Thank you Jason for your time and keep up the...

Capital One’s Identify Theft Findings

Today, I would like to share with you the results of a research conducted by Capital One Canada. March is Fraud Prevention Month, so it is only fitting to share a post regarding this matter.  Capital...

815,000 Canadians Affected by Uber Data Breach

I have been following this story closely, but held off posting until we saw how many Canadians were affected by the worldwide Uber data breach. This year has not been a great year for cyperattacks (e.g....

Equifax Goes Offline After Another Cyberattack

Here we go again (last time), Equifax has been hacked again. This time, they took a more precautionary move by taking their website offline. Equifax is a company that keeps a record of your credit report...

143 million Equifax Consumers Cyberattacked

Equifax announced that approximately 143 million U.S. consumers, as well as some Canadians had their personal information hacked. The announcement only hit the news today, but the cyberattack occurred...

Factors Affecting Your Credit Score

Credit scores appear to be a hot topic lately. Especially with all these new mortgage rule changes, qualifying for a mortgage is definitely a contentious issue. Therefore, having a strong credit score...

Thoughts on Credit Card Churning

People often ask how others are able to accrue so many miles and points so quickly without flying much. One of the ways to do it is by credit card churning. Explanation of Churning Credit card churning...

Transfer Credit Card Account to Preserve Credit History

Protecting our credit score is crucial to the points game, especially if you want to continually take advantage of sign up bonuses. Today, I will focus on the credit history factor, which accounts for...

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