How to Clear Personal Data Off Your Smartphone

18 December 2015

This holiday season, electronics are sure to take the top spot on many Canadians’ wish lists. Of those who are lucky enough to unwrap a new smartphone, tablet or computer, many take the opportunity to make a bit of extra cash by trading in their old models. Buyback programs can be a great way to Read More…

How to Prevent Phone Companies From Selling Your Browsing Data

18 December 2015

Sometimes it seems like magic. You spend two minutes on your smartphone browsing for new furniture online, and suddenly you’re seeing home decor ads inside every app and on every web page. It’s almost like advertisers know what you’ve been doing on your phone. That is infact exactly the case. But it’s certainly not magic. Read More…

Do You Know the Difference Between Malware and Spyware?

18 December 2015

What do shopping for groceries, sending cash to your friend, managing your bank accounts and paying bills have in common? You can accomplish all of them easier now than ever with just a few clicks or taps and an internet connection. This convenience has led the world to sign up for banking and ecommerce accounts Read More…

How Is My Canadian Credit Score Calculated?

30 November 2015

Every Canadian who has ever applied for a line of credit, whether a mortgage, auto loan or even a retail charge card, has a credit history. Collected and organized into reports by the two credit bureaus in Canada, Equifax and TransUnion, your credit data serves as a snapshot of your financial behaviour. Before approving new Read More…

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