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
Debt and the Class of 2015 - Part 2
Zaki Alam-2446 Zaki Alam 2446
2015-05-19T16:00:00Z 5/19/2015 4:00:00 PM

Bankruptcy specialists forecast the class of 2015 will be graduating with the most debt. The average student completes their post-secondary education with $28,000 in student loans according to MNP LTD.


Categories: Alberta;Debt;In the Community;Video
Debt and the Class of 2015 - Part 1
Zaki Alam-2446 Zaki Alam 2446
2015-05-14T18:00:00Z 5/14/2015 6:00:00 PM

With the costs of post-secondary education rising, many students are turning to loans and the debt is higher than ever.


Categories: Alberta;Debt;In the Community;Video
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: Alberta;Credit Card;In the Community;Lifestyle Debt;Loan

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