Crash Course on Building Credit

Whether you’ve been using a credit card for years and consider yourself an old pro or you’re just getting started with your first Visa, Mastercard, or Amex, it’s never a bad idea to refresh your knowledge and understanding of credit. We’ve compiled some of our favourite previous posts on building credit broken down by category:

General FAQs

What is the difference between a Charge Card and a Credit Card

What is a Secured Credit Card?

How New Canadians Can Build a Good Credit Score

Important Things to Understand About Your Credit Card

The Benefits of Using a Credit Card Responsibly

On Credit Bureaus and Reports 

Who Has Access to your Credit Report?

What Should You Look for on your Credit Report?

Credit Bureaus in Canada

How to be a Responsible Credit Card User 

How to Put the Brakes on Debt

Bad Credit Habits (And How to Break Them)

Credit Card Faux Pas

Signs You Might Need a Credit Intervention

How Many Credit Cards Should You Have?

What To Do if You Lost a Credit Card (or Think it Might Have been Compromised)

How to Re-Establish Your Credit

Tips for Responsible Credit Card Use

The Main Causes of Credit Card Debt (And How to Prevent Them)