Albertans Increasingly Feeling the Impact of Higher Interest Rates
Zaki Alam-2446; Zaki Alam 2446
2018-04-12T16:00:00Z 4/12/2018 4:00:00 PM

According to a recent Ipsos poll conducted by MNP LTD., Albertans’ pocketbooks are continuing to get lighter as a result of recent interest rate increases.

Categories: In the Community;Debt Help;Press and Media
Albertans Increasingly Pessimistic About Their Ability to Absorb Higher Interest Rates and Cover Monthly Bills
Zaki Alam-2446; Zaki Alam 2446
2018-01-15T20:00:00Z 1/15/2018 8:00:00 PM

According to a recent Ipsos poll conducted by MNP LTD., Albertans are increasingly worried about their ability to repay their debts.

Categories: Debt Help;In the Community;Press and Media
Alberta Residents say their Financial Situation is the worst around the Holidays
Zaki Alam-2446; Zaki Alam 2446
2017-11-24T15:30:00Z 11/24/2017 3:30:00 PM

​As retailers across the province advertise massive discounts to woo shoppers through their doors on Black Friday, thousands of Albertans are preparing to paint their pocketbooks red with debt.

Categories: Debt Help;In the Community;Lifestyle Debt
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

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