58 - The Three Elements of Credit Worthiness - It’s Not All About Your Credit Score
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If you are like the average Canadian who will carry some level of debt, your 3 digit credit score can have a lot of influence on your life. It is a financial gauge that tells you and others how you are doing financially and if you can be trusted to use credit responsibly. How credit worthy are you? Licensed Insolvency Trustee, Mary-Ann Marriot explains the difference between credit worthiness and what your credit score is. She talks about the 3 elements that can ensure the best score.

Other topics covered include: 

  • Why a good credit rating matters
  • How to improve your score
  • Credit utilization and the optimum amount of balances
  • Increasing your credit limit for a better score
  • The biggest mistake people make with their credit score

Federally regulated, Licensed Insolvency Trustees are knowledgeable in all aspects of finances and debt management. Whether you need help improving your credit score or you are filing for Bankruptcy, you can be assured they will have your best interest in mind.

About Mary-Ann Marriot

Mary-Ann Marriot has been working in the insolvency field for over 25 years. She received her Chartered Insolvency & Restructuring Professional designation in 2005 and her Licensed Insolvency Trustee license in 2014.

Mary-Ann is passionate about helping people become financially literate. She feels honoured to be able to help individuals discover solutions to overwhelming situations and find peace-of-mind in their lives. 

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