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Bad credit mortgage doesn’t disqualify you

Credit scores play a significant role, according to Canadian banks. A bad credit score doesn’t stop someone from the opportunity to get a personal loan. Personal loans have a number of uses, including home renovation and debt consolidation, among other prospects. Even with a score that’s less than ideal, you have the chance to build it up or look into a home equity loan.

What is Debt Consolidation and How Does It Work

What is debt consolidation & how does it work?

Have you been juggling debt payments and feel like there’s no end in sight? If this sounds like you, you may be wondering: What is debt consolidation, and how does debt consolidation work? Consolidating your debt might be just what you need to get your finances back on track and make your payments more manageable.

Does Debt Consolidation Hurt Your Credit

Does debt consolidation hurt your credit?

Many Canadians worry about whether debt consolidation will have an impact on their finances, but the truth of the matter is that debt consolidation does not hurt your credit in the long run. As long as you’re taking the right steps and consolidating through the right avenues. It’s a strategic financial move that can save you hundreds, even thousands of dollars in interest over the course of your repayments.

Cash Out Refinance in Canada: All You Need to Know

Cash out refinance in Canada: All you need to know

When refinancing your mortgage, you can choose to increase the size of the mortgage loan that you’ve taken out with your lender. Doing so increases the amount of money you owe the lender, but the difference in amount between your previous mortgage amount and the new one can be withdrawn as cash. This is known as a cash out refinance in Canada.

Are Interest Rates Going Up in Canada

Are interest rates going up in Canada?

At the beginning of March 2022, the Bank of Canada announced its first interest rate increase since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that interest rates in Canada as a whole are likely starting to shift up as the economy begins to recover and the country learns to deal with the pandemic.

Consolidating debt into a mortgage

Consolidating debt into a mortgage

If you have high-interest debt, are you wondering “Can I consolidate debt into a mortgage?” Any kind of debt can be hard to pay down and get permanently dissolved if the interest charges keep accruing. Many people may feel at a loss on what to do to start making a dent in their high-interest debt.

basement renovation costs

A look at basement renovation costs in 2020

Basement renovations are among the most common home modifications in Canada. Keep reading to learn how much basement renovations cost and how Alpine Credits has been helping homeowners keep costs low for decades.

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