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Canadian Credit Score

Average Credit Score By Canadian City: Borrowell Study

What city has the highest Canadian credit score? It’s a question we were wondering at Borrowell, so we decided to dive into the data to find out. What city has the highest Canadian credit score? We’ve helped over 600,000 Canadians… Read More

Rachel Surman

August 15, 2018

Blog
mortgage mistakes

The Top 10 Mortgage Mistakes Commonly Made By Canadians

I’ve seen a lot of borrowers make a lot of mortgage mistakes in my 11 years in the business. Mortgage shoppers tend to follow similar patterns. They “overstress” mortgage features that matter minimally and they “understress” contractual terms that matter… Read More

Robert McLister

August 13, 2018

Blog,Mortgages
how to save money

How To Save Money When You’re On A Tight Budget

You may be wondering how to save money when you’re on a budget. When money is tight, finding ways to save can seem like an impossible task! If you’re barely getting by or are trapped in a cycle of overspending,… Read More

Michelle Summerfield

August 7, 2018

Personal Finance,Blog
Difference Between Hard And Soft Credit Inquiries

What’s The Difference Between Soft And Hard Credit Inquiries?

You may be wondering, “what’s the difference between soft and hard credit inquiries?” Well, it relates to your credit score. Your credit score is a complex number. A large portion of your score depends on how often you make on-time payments and… Read More

Daniel Teo

August 1, 2018

Blog,Credit Score Education Centre
Mortgages for Less than Perfect Credit

Mortgages For Less Than Perfect Credit

Credit scores are a very important factor in qualifying for mortgages in Canada and in determining the rate you’ll get. Finding mortgages for less than perfect credit can also be difficult – but we’ve got the tips and tools you… Read More

Stephanie Overholt

July 26, 2018

Blog,Mortgages
free credit score available in Alberta

Borrowell’s Free Credit Monitoring Service Is Now Available In Alberta

Hey, Alberta! Did you know that we’ve made your free credit score available in Alberta? We’re super excited to be in the awesome province of Alberta. Residents of Alberta can access their credit score and credit report for free with Borrowell.… Read More

Administrator

July 26, 2018

Blog
car insurance in Ontario

Car Insurance In Ontario: The Rate Rise And What It Means For You

Do you drive a car? Listen up! The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) recently approved premium rate increases for car insurance in Ontario for new and existing drivers. You may be wondering why the rates increased for car insurance in… Read More

Administrator

July 23, 2018

Blog,Insurance
zero credit score

I Have A Zero Credit Score – Now What?

Capital One® is a proud partner of Borrowell.  Tens of thousands of Canadians get their free credit score from Borrowell every single day. But sometimes, all they see is a zero credit score! How could this be? It’s a bit… Read More

Rachel Surman

July 18, 2018

Credit Score Education Centre
free credit score available in halifax

Borrowell’s Free Credit Monitoring Service Is Now Available In Halifax

Hey, Halifax! Did you know that we’ve made your free credit score available in Halifax? We’re super excited to be in the awesome city of Halifax. Residents of Halifax can access their credit score and credit report for free with Borrowell.… Read More

Administrator

July 17, 2018

Blog
Bank Of Canada

Bank Of Canada Hikes Key Interest Rate – What You Need To Know

The Bank of Canada (BoC) raised its key interest rate from 1.25% to 1.50% on Wednesday. This is the bank’s fourth increase in the last year. Here’s what you need to know. What is the key interest rate? This interest… Read More

Rachel Surman

July 11, 2018

Blog,News