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MNP Survey: Canadians Concerned about Impact of Interest Rate Hikes and Potential Housing Bubble
Grant Bazian-3755; Grant Bazian 3755
2017-07-10T22:00:00Z 7/10/2017 10:00:00 PM

New survey results released today by MNP LTD finds that Canadians are concerned about the uncertainty of a potential housing bubble and impending interest rate hikes.


Categories: In the Community;Lifestyle Debt;Press and Media;Debt Help
Canadian’s Face Stress Amidst Potential Interest Rate Hike
Grant Bazian-3755; Grant Bazian 3755
2017-07-06T21:00:00Z 7/6/2017 9:00:00 PM

The results are in from MNP’s recent Debt Sentiment Survey. In short? Canadians are unsure about their financial futures and rising debt loads.


Categories: Lifestyle Debt;In the Community;Debt Help;Press and Media
Pay On Time and Cut Debt to Up Credit Score
Grant Bazian-3755; Grant Bazian 3755
2017-06-26T15:00:00Z 6/26/2017 3:00:00 PM

In today's economic climate, with employment on shaky ground and an ever-increasing cost-of-living, many households have turned to credit in times of need to get them through financial binds.


Categories: Lifestyle Debt;Debt Help
Borrowing for Retirees Can Be Filled with Challenges, But It's on the Rise
Grant Bazian-3755; Grant Bazian 3755
2017-06-08T14:00:00Z 6/8/2017 2:00:00 PM

While credit can be helpful in a pinch, credit reliance can quickly become a dangerous cycle that's difficult to get out of when there's no longer a steady income coming into the household.


Categories: Lifestyle Debt
Central Bank Says No Rate Cut Considered Among Strong Growth, But Notes Risk
Grant Bazian-3755; Grant Bazian 3755
2017-05-30T22:00:00Z 5/30/2017 10:00:00 PM

Given today's struggling economy, the fact that many households are grappling with the harsh realities of unemployment due to a stagnant energy sector and numerous other factors, an increase in interest rates, could push more than 30 per cent of respondents to the survey towards financial ruin.


Categories: Debt Help;Lifestyle Debt
More Than Half of Canadians on the Brink of Insolvency
Grant Bazian-3755; Grant Bazian 3755
2017-05-17T14:00:00Z 5/17/2017 2:00:00 PM

​Despite the fact that the Canadian economy continues to struggle, low interest rates have encouraged many Canadians to take on more debt.


Categories: Press and Media;In the Community;Lifestyle Debt;Debt Help
Could You Afford an Interest Rate Hike?
Grant Bazian-3755; Grant Bazian 3755
2017-05-16T14:00:00Z 5/16/2017 2:00:00 PM

With the Bank of Canada holding interest rates steady at 0.5 per cent, Canadians are on a credit spending binge despite a continued slump in the national economy.


Categories: Press and Media;In the Community;Lifestyle Debt;Debt Help
Low Interest Rates Boost Canadian Credit Spending
Grant Bazian-3755; Grant Bazian 3755
2017-05-11T15:00:00Z 5/11/2017 3:00:00 PM

The numbers are in – and Canadians are on a credit spending binge.


Categories: Press and Media;In the Community;Lifestyle Debt;Debt Help
MNP Consumer Debt Sentiment Survey Update
Grant Bazian-3755; Grant Bazian 3755
2017-05-10T22:00:00Z 5/10/2017 10:00:00 PM


Categories: Press and Media;Lifestyle Debt;In the Community;Debt Help
Low Interest Rates Spur Consumer Debt Increases
Grant Bazian-3755; Grant Bazian 3755
2017-05-03T18:00:00Z 5/3/2017 6:00:00 PM

With the Bank of Canada holding interest rates at record lows, a new poll conducted by Ipsos on behalf of MNP Ltd. shows that 31 per cent of Canadians anticipate taking advantage of the rates by increasing debt and consumer spending.


Categories: Press and Media;In the Community;Lifestyle Debt;Debt Help

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