Archive for category: Credit

5 Key Factors investors want to consider before doing a Rent to Own deal

5 Key Factors investors want to consider before doing a Rent to Own deal

The news in Ottawa about Rent to Own is all bad these days. Every media outlet is laying out the details of the pounding that investors are taking in the fiasco with Golden Oaks. Commentary ranges from bad to awful. So what’s going on here? Are all Rent to Own […]

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Women: What’s your score?

Women:  What’s your score?

What I’m about to discuss is important for everyone. However, this post is addressed to women in particular for one key reason: We tend to be more financially vulnerable. In case you haven’t guessed it yet, I’m talking about your Credit Score, otherwise known as your Beacon score. Let’s look […]

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Parents: Passing on bad habits to your kids?

Parents: Passing on bad habits to your kids?

I just attended a presentation by Kevin Cochrane, co-founder of enRiched Academy, an organization that has created a program to teach teenagers and 20-somethings how to manage credit, avoid debt and build wealth. Why did they do that? Because an astonishing number of kids and early adults create a deep […]

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