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by ms.piggy
Tue Jun 10, 2008 3:00 pm
Forum: Bargains & Discounts & Coupons & Saving Tips
Topic: Emergency savings
Replies: 6
Views: 10224

Re: Emergency savings

dreamy wrote:It is a good idea to have money for emergencies. You never know what can happen so you better have some cash. Have at least 3 months your salary and start to save from your next paycheck.


I don't own a house and I have bad credit. How am I supposed to save?
by ms.piggy
Tue Jun 10, 2008 2:56 pm
Forum: Credit Cards
Topic: How to build good credit?
Replies: 2
Views: 3167

How to build good credit?

How to build good credit? What is the fastest way to build good credit? I have bad credit and I desperately need to improve it.
by ms.piggy
Mon Jun 09, 2008 3:55 pm
Forum: Mortgages
Topic: Canadian Credit Report
Replies: 6
Views: 7831

Re: Canadian Credit Report

stocks wrote: Your credit report affects mainly your credit, but it may also be a problem (in case if you have poor credit score/bad debt) when applying for a job.


So are you saying employers can check your credit score?
by ms.piggy
Mon Jun 09, 2008 3:53 pm
Forum: Credit Cards
Topic: credit card debt question
Replies: 2
Views: 3142

credit card debt question

Can you get sued for credit card debt? How much in credit card debt you have to accumulate to get sued by the creditor?
by ms.piggy
Mon Jun 09, 2008 3:29 pm
Forum: Banking
Topic: savings account interest
Replies: 6
Views: 4967

Re: savings account interest

Thanks for your feedback. I still don't know if it is good idea to open savings account. Still I need to save money so i may as well do it.
by ms.piggy
Fri Jun 06, 2008 3:57 pm
Forum: Banking
Topic: savings account interest
Replies: 6
Views: 4967

savings account interest

Do you have savings account and what bank in Canada gives the highest interest?
by ms.piggy
Fri Jun 06, 2008 3:47 pm
Forum: Bargains & Discounts & Coupons & Saving Tips
Topic: Emergency savings
Replies: 6
Views: 10224

Emergency savings

I've read somewhere that we need to have emergency savings of about 6 months our salary. Does anyone have that kind of money in savings account or am I missing something? We don't have that kind of cash and I am worried that with the rising prices of gas and food we won't be able to save any money. ...
by ms.piggy
Thu Jun 05, 2008 2:59 pm
Forum: Banking
Topic: cashing traveler's check
Replies: 2
Views: 2884

Re: cashing traveler's check

Thanks, I've never used traveler's checks before and was a little nervous. Does every bank honor travelers checks?
by ms.piggy
Thu Jun 05, 2008 2:56 pm
Forum: Credit Cards
Topic: Canadian credit cards with high cash rebates
Replies: 3
Views: 3535

Re: Canadian credit cards with high cash rebates

sunshine wrote:I think AMEX have high cash rebates. Most of the cards that offer cash back have annual fee though.
Check this site for more info: http://www.creditcardreview.ca/


Thanks for the site. I have AMEX Airmiles - it makes more sense to me, because every year we get free tickets and fly to Vancouver....
by ms.piggy
Thu Jun 05, 2008 2:51 pm
Forum: Insurance
Topic: Insurance company with good reputation?
Replies: 4
Views: 4095

Re: Insurance company with good reputation?

I am with Presidents Choice right now - both my car and home insurance are with them. They have good rates but I don't know how good they are with claims. Don't go with RBC Insurance- they have terrible customer service and I was almost sent to collection agency because they didn't pay the hospital ...

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