Watch the Webinar: Understanding Credit as a Newcomer to Canada

TD, CanadaVisa
Published: November 9, 2023

CanadaVisa and TD recently hosted the webinar: Understanding Credit as a Newcomer to Canada.

As you embark on your life as a newcomer in Canada, establishing a credit history is an important step towards realizing your financial goals and ambitions. A favourable credit score can help you to secure loans, access competitive mortgage rates, and even improve your prospects as a rental tenant. The question is, what is credit – and how can you build and maintain it in your new country?

In this learning session, sponsored by TD, we'll provide you with valuable information about credit scores in Canada to assist you on your path to financial stability. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain an understanding of credit in Canada and how to build up a good credit history.

Watch the webinar

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What will you learn?

In this comprehensive webinar created especially for newcomers, we will break down the basics of credit in Canada so that you can easily understand:

  1. Why a Good Credit Score Matters: Understand what credit is -- and why it's important to have a good credit score in Canada.
  2. How Credit Scores Are Calculated: Learn about the factors that influence your credit score and how it's determined. What number constitutes a good score?
  3. What Information is Important: Find out what kind of information credit bureaus look at to determine your credit history and ultimately your credit score.
  4. How to Build a Strong Credit Score: Learn how TD can help you achieve and maintain a good credit score so you can build a secure financial foundation.

Your path to a good financial foundation in Canada starts with a good credit score – with a clear understanding of credit. Let CanadaVisa and TD help provide you with the right information. Don't miss out – register now for this informational webinar that's designed just for you.

Learn more about TD's New to Canada Banking Package

About CanadaVisa was founded in 1994 as the online platform of the Cohen Immigration Law Firm. Since then, CanadaVisa has grown to be one of the world’s most trusted sources on how to move to Canada and settle here. CanadaVisa’s web properties include and its weekly newsletter, the CanadaVisa Forum, and more. All the resources provided by CanadaVisa are meant to help people around the world access trusted, factual, and timely information to support their Canadian immigration journey.

About TD

TD has a proud history of delivering financial solutions to Canadians for more than 150 years. TD also brings a century of experience helping newcomers navigate the unique challenges of the Canadian banking system.

With over a thousand branches, a reputation for excellence in financial services, and the ability to also serve you in more that 60 languages, TD has become one of the largest and most trusted banks in Canada, now serving 16-million Canadians.

TD offers online support and resources of interest to newcomers on topics like banking basics, moving to Canada, credit score essentials and more. TD is open longer hours for your convenience. TD has thousands of ATMs across Canada to help you take care of your everyday banking quickly and easily.

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