Your credit score is a number that ranges from 300 to 900 and is calculated from information in your credit report. The higher the number the better your score. This number is commonly used by lenders to help them determine your creditworthiness and interest rate. Your credit score will be looked at when you apply for a loan or credit card, but more and more employers, landlords and phone companies will also check your score.
Until now I wasn’t aware of a way to get your credit score in Canada for free online until I stumbled onto Borrowell’s website. Borrowell has partnered with Equifax and allows Canadians to check their credit score for free online. I typically reserve a healthy dose of skepticism for free things on the internet, but I was pleasantly surprised. Having signed up myself I can say that the process was fast and easy.
Free Online Canadian Credit Score
After a few minutes I’d filled out the form to create an account, confirmed my email address, answered a few verification questions for Equifax, and voila:
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