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Why having a good credit score is important – and how you can improve yours Why having a good credit score is important – and how you can improve yours

borrowell.com Jun 6, 2018

Do you know your credit score? Many Canadians are still in the dark when it comes to the importance of monitoring their credit score. With Canada’s household debt at record levels, we think there’... Read more

Why you’ll choose the wrong financial advisor Why you’ll choose the wrong financial advisor

Michael Wickware May 25, 2018

It’s one of the things we are most afraid might happen to us. We go to great lengths to avoid it. And yet we do it all the same: We choose the wrong financial advisor. Partly, it’s because very fe... Read more

3 steps to get in control of your credit card debt 3 steps to get in control of your credit card debt

Ratehub.ca May 7, 2018

Credit cards (and the debt associated with them) have gotten a bit of a bad rap over the past several years – and it’s not entirely undeserved. While the best credit cards can be used to earn tra... Read more

Don’t let your mortgage break you Don’t let your mortgage break you

Michael Wickware Mar 29, 2018

“I see people’s eyes glaze over when I warn them about the true costs of a mortgage,” laments Ryan Baynham, Director of Mortgages at Planswell. “Everyone wants to focus on the interest rate, b... Read more

How we upset the RRSP season How we upset the RRSP season

Michael Wickware Mar 15, 2018

The marketing team over here at Planswell got some people upset in the first couple of months of 2018. Why? Because we spoke out against an annual tradition that the investment industry holds dear. Ev... Read more

The Top 5 Best Financial Planning Books for Canadians The Top 5 Best Financial Planning Books for Canadians

Eddy Okun Mar 5, 2018

Given the sheer volume of personal financial planning books on the market, you’d think your average Canadian would have a better handle on their finances. Unfortunately that seems far from the truth... Read more

We made some assumptions about you We made some assumptions about you

Eddy Okun Feb 19, 2018

Building the world’s best financial plan is no trivial matter. In order to do it properly, and in a way that’s absolutely in the best interest of our clients, a set of financial planning assumptio... Read more

RRSP vs. TFSA: which is better? RRSP vs. TFSA: which is better?

Michael Wickware Feb 1, 2018

“Do I watch The Devil Wears Prada again or do I finally get around to seeing Sophie’s Choice? It is what you would call a classic difficult decision.” – Michael Scott, The Office ... Read more

Start 2018 with a plan Start 2018 with a plan

Eddy Okun Jan 4, 2018

Over the past year, we’ve been working hard to create the world’s best personal financial planning platform – one that helps you define and achieve your financial goals in minutes. Nicole is one... Read more