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A dragon called debt settlement services rises from the dead.

This summer another dragon has reared its ugly head in relation to questionable financial services threatening consumers in Ontario. Following news about an unregulated creature otherwise known as unlicensed… 611 more words


How to build a great credit score from scratch

At some point, everyone has no credit history. We all have to start somewhere, and with good planning and smart decisions, you can get a great credit score. 537 more words


3 Things That Can Destroy Your Credit Score

Your credit score is a gatekeeper. It can make or break your chances of getting the best rate on a loan and in some cases it can even affect whether you get a job. 678 more words


Handling Credit Card Debt During and After Divorce

Divorce can drain funds from the checking account. The attorney needs a retainer. (And likely, so does one of the kids!) You need money to pay consultants and maybe a custody evaluator or other experts. 706 more words

Debt Consolidation

Confessions of super savers: How they hoard their cash - Not everyone is racking up debt these days — some are choosing the opposite approach

There’s no denying Canadians have a love affair with loans. From credit card bills to mortgages, we’re carrying near-record levels of debt.

But some are bucking the borrowing trend, embracing extreme saving while the rest of us sink deeper into the red. 1,009 more words

Debt Consolidation

Bad debt can ruin sex. Maybe consider credit counselling.

Attention couples. If you’re experiencing the grief that comes with severe debt problems, I probably don’t have to point out that your sex life may be lagging. 725 more words

Debt Consolidation

Does canceling a charge card affect your credit score?

Source: ConsumerReports.org August 04, 2015 07:00 PM

Q. I received a notice saying that the annual fee on my American Express Rewards Gold Card will be going up and that I have a right to reject this change and cancel the card. 162 more words