Everything you need to know about credit scores

Everything you need to know about credit scores

The credit scoring system became prevalent during the 1960s as a way for lenders to quickly evaluate a potential borrower’s creditworthiness. The system accurately predicted financial risk over time and grew to several different industries. Today, credit scoring is...
5 simple steps to spruce up your credit profile

5 simple steps to spruce up your credit profile

With a little research and 5 simple steps, it’s easy to spruce up your credit profile: 1. Get the facts The first step is to get a clear picture of your credit profile. Order your credit profile, credit score, and debt analysis online to get a complete picture of your...
Are lower interest rates good news?

Are lower interest rates good news?

The Bank of Canada cut its key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point earlier this week. This is the second rate reduction this year (the reduced it by the same amount in January). The current rate is 0.5%. The big banks will likely resist lowering their...
Lethbridge home starts up, unlike the rest of Alberta

Lethbridge home starts up, unlike the rest of Alberta

Home construction in the Lethbridge area is on the rise, the opposite of what most of Alberta is experiencing. CMHC recently released a report that indicated that the City of Lethbridge and Lethbridge County saw 455 homes started in the first 6 months of 2015, up from...
5 ways to invest in your home’s security

5 ways to invest in your home’s security

Once you’ve finally settled into your new home, you’ll want to protect your home. Home security is an important component of home ownership. Keeping your home secure protects your home and your family for years to come. Here are 5 areas where you should invest...

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