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The FCT blog aims to answer your industry questions, examine current market trends and provide key information on the value of our products and services.

The FCT blog does not represent a single author or opinion. Instead, it represents the collective voice and experience of FCT’s dedicated niche experts.

How to winterize your home

Dec 6th, 2018 | FCT

Although the official first day of winter has not yet arrived, it’s undisputable, the cold weather is here. So we thought we’d share our tips to help you stay warm and save…

How newcomers can build their credit history in Canada

Nov 22nd, 2018 | FCT

As a newcomer to Canada, one of the biggest challenges you face is settling down in a new country. This can be especially difficult when the tools you need are not easily…

Teach your kids how to save money with these simple tips

Nov 8th, 2018 | FCT

When your kids start college or university, every lending institution wants to give them a credit card. If they haven’t developed good spending and saving habits by then, they may get into…

Six things that will kill your credit score

Nov 1st, 2018 | FCT

November is financial literacy month and what better way to start it off than by talking credit scores! It affects your ability to get a credit card, finance a car and even…

Seven signs that you may be looking at a phishing email

Oct 25th, 2018 | FCT

We all get tons of emails every day. It starts out with visiting a new website—you subscribe to their email list to receive the latest content or discounts, and the cycle repeats…

How to make sure your information is safe when you shop online

Oct 11th, 2018 | FCT

Last week, we talked about common cyber threats. By simply being online, you’re exposed to these threats; imagine the risks when you shop online with your credit card too! Here are some…

The most common cyber threats you should watch out for

Oct 4th, 2018 | FCT

The internet plays a big role in our everyday lives. We’re able to get our daily news online, do our banking, and communicate with each other, all with a click of a…

When a young couple’s dream turns into a nightmare

Aug 31st, 2018 | FCT

Buying a first home is often a very exciting and joyful milestone. Unfortunately, there’s an all too common scenario—a young couple spends almost all their savings on the purchase of a new…

Do you really need title insurance for a condo?

Aug 9th, 2018 | FCT

There’s a general misconception in some areas that the only reason you get title insurance is for survey coverage, and if you’re buying a condo, survey coverage isn’t relevant so title insurance…

Four tips to stage your house like a professional

Aug 2nd, 2018 | FCT

If you’re selling your house, you want it to go quickly and for top dollar. One way to make your house more appealing to the most number of people is by staging…