What Information is on a Credit Report?

September 14, 2010  |  Credit Report Canada  |  Comments Off

What’s on a Credit Report in Canada?

What is on a credit report? Great question, many Canadians are asking the same thing. Countless adults in Canada are unsure of their credit score, what they would find on their credit report or how to interpret one.

Before you learn how to read a credit report or understand a credit score you first need to know what’s on one. Check Your Credit First Canada is one of few places in Canada where you can both check your credit and learn how to understand it.

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Why Check Your Credit Report?

July 3, 2010  |  Credit Report Canada  |  Comments Off

When you check your credit report you’re not just getting a credit score, you’re getting an up close view of your credit history and the information that banks and finance companies see whenever you apply for a loan.

Reviewing your credit report gives you a major financial advantage that can help you build a better credit score and take control of your financial future!

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Credit Monitoring

February 23, 2010  |  Credit monitoring  |  Comments Off

Monitor your Credit in Canada

Monitoring your credit and being aware of your credit history are two of the best ways to protect yourself from identity theft in Canada.

TransUnion Canada proudly offers security and peace of mind with their Canadian Credit Monitoring service.

The TransUnions Canada Credit Monitoring program is a subscription service that offers protection, knowledge and convenience. When you subscribe to Credit Monitoring you’re getting powerful protection for your identity and credit profile.

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TransUnion Canada

February 23, 2010  |  Credit Bureau  |  Comments Off

Check Your Credit First Canada and TransUnion Canada are working together to provide Canadian’s with fast and secure access to their Canadian credit history and credit score online.

Visit the TransUnion Canada link below to get instant access to your Canadian credit report or subscribe to credit monitoring.

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Credit Scores in Canada

January 23, 2010  |  Credit Score  |  Comments Off

Credit Scores in Canada – How Credit Scores Work

Check Your Credit First Canada would like to point out that its important to know that the credit scoring system in Canada is very complex. Although a credit score plays a major role in determining if you qualify for a loan, it is not the only factor.

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Prime Credit and Subprime Credit

January 23, 2010  |  Consumer Credit  |  Comments Off

There are two basic ways of describing your credit: good or bad. At least thats how most people would break it down.

If you’re not most people or you’re a finance professional in Canada, then you probably classify credit as either prime or subprime credit.

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Understand Credit Trade Lines

January 23, 2010  |  Credit Report Canada  |  Comments Off

The most detailed and telling parts of a credit report are the loan trade lines. In Canada most credit scores and credit decisions are based on information presented in each loans trade line. This Check Your Credit First Canada post will help you understand what a credit trade line is and will also break down the differences between the two different types of trade lines: Revolving and Installment.

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Bad Credit and Your Credit Score

January 23, 2010  |  Bad Credit  |  Comments Off

In Canada bad credit can really hurt your credit score. At Check Your Credit First Canada you can learn all about bad credit and what it means to your credit rating.

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Credit Reporting in Canada

January 23, 2010  |  Credit Report Canada  |  Comments Off

All about credit reporting in Canada.

What is a Credit Report?

A credit report in Canada acts as a report card for your credit repayment history. The basic function of a credit report is to detail how well you handle your financial responsibilities and pay back your creditors.
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Increase Your Credit Score

January 23, 2010  |  Credit Score  |  Comments Off

Before you can improve your credit score, you need to know your credit score. Get your Canadian credit score plus credit report with Check Your Credit First Canada. Visit the link below:

FACT - There is no secret to increase your credit score in Canada. Sorry to break it to you but any company claiming otherwise is being dishonest. There are, however, steps you can take to increase your chances of credit recovery and improve your credit score.

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