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7 ways to increase your credit score in 3 months

Let's be clear on one thing here: you never want to have to raise your credit score in three months. Having a strong credit score is a marathon, not a sprint.
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5 ways to quickly boost your credit rating

A low credit score can affect a number of different financial and non-financial aspects in your life.
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The dealership isn’t the only place to get a car loan

Most Canadians plan to get financing for their car purchases from a dealership, and the reasons boil down to convenience, cashback options and low or even zero percent interest rates. But it’s rarely the best way to get a car loan.
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Can I extend or delay payments for my car loan?

A car for many people isn’t just a luxury, but a necessity. If you don’t live in an area with efficient or accessible transport links, it might be your only way to complete daily errands, or get to work and, ultimately, make money.
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Can I get approved for a car loan with a bad credit score?

Bad credit. It’s a term that strikes fear in the hearts of anyone who cares about their personal finances.

Start planning for winter tires

With the snowy season just around the corner, it’s time to start preparing your car for the winter and this means changing your tires for enhan
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Why Ontario driver and vehicle fees could soon be rising by 2 percent

Less than a year after freezing them, Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government is looking at a 2