Tag: credit

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Things to Consider before Cosigning Loans

Being a cosigner on a loan is a great way to help someone get financing that they otherwise couldn’t get, but it’s not without its risks. In this post, we discuss the pros and cons of cosigning loans.

/ July 27, 2017
What is a Credit Score?

What is a Credit Score?

Your credit score determines how lenders will treat you when you go to borrow money. But, what exactly is a credit score, and how do you keep yours as high as possible?

/ May 10, 2017
5 Ways to Improve Your Finances

5 Ways to Improve Your Finances in 2017

As a new year begins, it’s often the time to make resolutions. Some people want to lose weight or quit smoking while other want to get into great financial shape. If you want to get your finances in order this...

/ January 5, 2017
5 Ways to Save Your Down Payment

5 Ways to Save Your Down Payment

Saving for a down payment on a home can be an overwhelming endeavour, especially when the recommended amount is 20% of your mortgage. Find 5 creative ways to save in this post that will help you to get into a...

/ May 31, 2016
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Mortgage Basics: 4 Things Every Buyer Should Know

Before deciding whether buying a house is right for you, you should understand exactly what kind of financial commitment you are making. Find four mortgage basics in this post, including how they work, if you have to have mortgage insurance,...

/ January 28, 2016
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New Year, New Home: Becoming a Homeowner in 2016

If you're starting the New Year with a new home in mind, take a look at these tips to figure out how to create a plan that will help you to meet your goal and avoid some stress while doing...

/ January 14, 2016