Progressa End-of-Year Review: CEO Ali Pourdad

As we close out 2016, Progressa has a lot to reflect on about the world we live in. Canadian household debt levels have continued to break troubling records, having risen to over 167% relative to disposable income by the second fiscal quarter of 2016. Political…

BC Payday Loan Use Rate Now Highest in Canada

As hometown British Columbians, Progressa loves to show off our BC pride. We often have cause to celebrate, coming in the form of studies and polls that consistently rank our province and the cities we live in as some of the best in the country,…

Merry Christmas from Progressa!

On behalf of the entire progressa™ team, we’d like to wish every one of our readers a Merry Christmas and happy holidays, regardless of your particular choice in religious or personal celebratory practices this time of year. It’s been an amazing year, and we’re proud…

Press Release: Progressa Announces Successful $11.4 Million Series A Financing

Progressa Announces Successful $11.4 Million Series A Financing and New Marketplace Investor Platform for 2016 (This content originally appeared on Techvibes NewsWire) progressa™, a Vancouver-based financial technology company focused on helping sub-prime and near-prime Canadians seeking to improve their financial health, announced today that it has…

BMO Report: Canadians Becoming More Savings-Savvy

If you’ve ever received an envelope in the mail with “PAST DUE” written on it in large, red, bolded lettering, you know that there’s a certain feeling that rears its head: “don’t look,” says a certain corner of your brain. “Ignore this! It will go…

Instalment Loans Gain Popularity: Delinquency Down

A new report from credit agency TransUnion has shed light on the market for financial products in Canada. In the course of your approach to better financial planning, have you moved away from credit cards and toward lower-interest-rate or more flexible options? In that case,…

Progressa: A Better Way to Borrow

Did you know that 47% of Canadians cannot get a loan from a bank? It’s time to change this statistic for the better. It’s time to create a new model to help give people the assistance they need to achieve a better financial future. Progressa…