8 ID Theft Terms You Need to Know Now

18 January 2016

When it comes to protecting your identity, don’t let confusing terminology keep you from holding the upper hand over fraudsters. As you make plans to bolster your ID protection this year, use this helpful guide to inform your decision-making so you can stay one step ahead of identity thieves: Credit fraud: Credit fraud occurs when Read More…

Should You Review Your Credit Report From Both Bureaus at Once?

11 January 2016

In Canada, two credit bureaus, TransUnion and Equifax, keep track of borrowing information for every consumer who has ever applied for a loan, whether as small as a retail charge card or as large as a mortgage. Aggregated and assembled into organized credit reports, lenders use this data to determine consumers’ creditworthiness, helping them determine Read More…

Passport Disappears from Canada Post

11 January 2016

When most Canadians send something in the post, they take for granted that their parcel will arrive at its destination without a hitch. For a North Vancouver woman, however, that was not the case, and the mistake proved costly. When Larissa Zalesnykh’s father died suddenly in Kazakhstan, she knew right away that she would need Read More…

How to Get Fiscally Fit for the New Year

4 January 2016

Every January, gyms and fitness clubs are flooded with new members eager to make good on their New Year’s resolutions to get in better shape. They come through the doors with different motivations, from changing to a healthier lifestyle to finally getting into those skinny jeans. Maintaining good physical heath is more a marathon than Read More…

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