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Lack of Financial Literacy Puts Albertan Households at Risk
Zaki Alam-2446; Zaki Alam 2446
2017-07-10T21:00:00Z 7/10/2017 9:00:00 PM

As Albertans struggle with mounting debt, many lack the financial literacy to integrate the changes they need to get on track – and even ahead of their debt.


Categories: Lifestyle Debt;In the Community;Debt Help;Press and Media
New Year - Start Fresh, Eliminate Your Debt, Here’s How
Zaki Alam-2446; Zaki Alam 2446
2017-01-05T22:00:00Z 1/5/2017 10:00:00 PM

Prepare for the New Year by not increasing your debt burden over the holiday season. Gifts, travel, entertainment and boxing week sales are all outside the normal course of your monthly spend.


Categories: Debt Help;Lifestyle Debt
Buckling With Debt – Thousands of Albertans Turn to Consumer Proposals
Zaki Alam-2446 Zaki Alam 2446
2016-12-07T23:00:00Z 12/7/2016 11:00:00 PM

As Albertans continue to grapple with the stark realities of a significant crisis throughout the energy sector, thousands of households have found themselves unable to keep up with day-to-day expenses, let alone their financial obligations.


Categories: Press and Media
Should You Listen to Your Employees on Financial Wellness Issues?
Zaki Alam-2446; Zaki Alam 2446
2016-10-04T16:00:00Z 10/4/2016 4:00:00 PM

Recent studies indicate that Canadian debt levels are rising across the country. In fact, research has shown that at one point or other, up to half of all workers experience stress associated with financial problems and that stress can affect their health, family life and job performance.


Categories: Debt Help;Bankruptcy;Consumer Proposal
Consumer insolvencies 'staggering compared to past years'
Zaki Alam-2446 Zaki Alam 2446
2016-07-22T22:00:00Z 7/22/2016 10:00:00 PM

MNP LTD Trustee Zaki Alam was interviewed by the numerous media outlets to discuss insolvency increase in Edmonton. The original article was originally posted online on numerous media outlets between June 27 - June 29, 2016.


Categories: Debt Help;Press and Media;In the Community
Insolvency Rates in Alberta Climb as the Economic Downturn Wears On
Zaki Alam-2446 Zaki Alam 2446
2016-03-31T16:00:00Z 3/31/2016 4:00:00 PM

With a continual downturn in the price of oil, a barrage of layoffs and a weakened Canadian dollar, making it from one debt payment to the next has become a significant challenge.


Categories: Press and Media;In the Community
Financial Literacy Month
Zaki Alam-2446 Zaki Alam 2446
2015-12-03T17:00:00Z 12/3/2015 5:00:00 PM

November, 2015 marks the five year anniversary of Canada’s Financial Literacy Month.


Categories: Bankruptcy;Consumer Proposal;Debt Help
Alberta Debt Load
Zaki Alam-2446 Zaki Alam 2446
2015-07-17T20:00:00Z 7/17/2015 8:00:00 PM

MNP LTD Trustee Zaki Alam was interviewed by CTV News Edmonton to discuss debt loads. Throughout the interview, Zaki discussed the significant amount of consumer debt across Canada, with Alberta having the highest average


Categories: Alberta;Budget;Debt
The Pitfalls and Budgeting Opportunities of Retail Payment Programs
Zaki Alam-2446 Zaki Alam 2446
2014-12-22T18:00:00Z 12/22/2014 6:00:00 PM

People with poor or bad credit can have a hard time obtaining credit at a competitive or low rate. Lenders do not want to take the risk of offering loans they might not get paid for.


Categories: In the Community;Lifestyle Debt
Avoiding Holiday Season Overspending - Video
Zaki Alam-2446 Zaki Alam 2446
2014-12-19T17:05:00Z 12/19/2014 5:05:00 PM

MNP LTD Trustee Zaki Alam was invited to speak with TV Global Edmonton on December 17, 2014 to help explain how to better manage your holiday finances and avoid debt in the New Year.


Categories: In the Community;Lifestyle Debt;Video

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