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MNP Survey: Albertans Concerned About Impact of Interest Rate Hikes and Potential Housing Bubble
Donna Carson-3917; Donna Carson 3917
2017-07-19T17:00:00Z 7/19/2017 5:00:00 PM

A new survey released by MNP LTD finds that Albertans are concerned about the uncertainty of a potential housing bubble and impending interest rate hikes, adding financial stress to households already carrying a record level of debt.


Categories: Press and Media;In the Community;Lifestyle Debt;Debt Help
MNP Consumer Debt Sentiment Survey - Alberta Update
Donna Carson-3917; Donna Carson 3917
2017-05-09T17:00:00Z 5/9/2017 5:00:00 PM

The latest MNP Consumer Debt Sentiment Survey shows that a lack of financial literacy skills may be intensifying Albertans’ consumer debt binge.


Categories: Press and Media;In the Community;Lifestyle Debt;Debt Help
Three in ten Albertans say low interest rates have caused them to take on more debt than they otherwise would have
Donna Carson-3917; Donna Carson 3917
2017-04-13T14:00:00Z 4/13/2017 2:00:00 PM

As the nation awaits the Bank of Canada’s next announcement on interest rates, Albertans’ appetite for cheap credit is being highlighted by a new Ipsos survey conducted on behalf of MNP Debt.


Categories: Debt Help;Press and Media;In the Community;Lifestyle Debt
Relationship Breakdown and Debt What to do? There are options
Donna Carson-3917; Donna Carson 3917
2017-01-31T17:00:00Z 1/31/2017 5:00:00 PM

Dealing with common debt during and after a divorce can be daunting but Licensed Insolvency Trustees help find options.


Categories: Alternatives to Bankruptcy
‘Tis the season to be spending
Donna Carson-3917; Donna Carson 3917
2016-12-23T15:00:00Z 12/23/2016 3:00:00 PM

As holiday spending quickly adds up – it’s all too easy to reach for credit to cover the increasing costs. But how much does that credit use cost in the New Year.


Categories: Press and Media
Thousands of Calgarians Struggle with Credit Reliance
Donna Carson-3917; Donna Carson 3917
2016-12-22T15:00:00Z 12/22/2016 3:00:00 PM

MNP’s Donna Carson recently spoke with Newstalk 770 about the current debt concerns for many Calgarian consumers.


Categories: Press and Media;In the Community;Lifestyle Debt;Debt Help
‘Tis the Season to be Budgeting
Donna Carson-3917; Donna Carson 3917
2016-12-06T15:00:00Z 12/6/2016 3:00:00 PM

MNP’s Donna Carson recently spoke with Money Mentors shared some money saving tips to consider as we head into another busy holiday season.


Categories: Press and Media
Despite growing concern about debt, Canadians are reluctant to get help: survey Alberta Insolvencies up 25 per cent
Donna Carson-3917; Donna Carson 3917
2016-10-18T17:00:00Z 10/18/2016 5:00:00 PM

Even with their debt concerns growing, Canadians appear to be reluctant to get help. A survey from MNP Debt revealed that only 14 per cent of Canadians who admit to being unable to pay their bills have sought professional help to deal with their debt.


Categories: Press and Media;Lifestyle Debt;In the Community;Debt Help
Fifty-eight per cent of Albertans say they are now living within $200 a month of being unable to pay their bills and debt payments each month
Donna Carson-3917; Donna Carson 3917
2016-10-05T17:00:00Z 10/5/2016 5:00:00 PM

Alberta’s consumer debt is the highest in the country and a new survey shows that Albertans are growing increasingly concerned about their ability to meet their payment obligations. Fifty-eight per cent of Albertans now say they are $200 or less per month away from not being able to meet all of their bills or debt obligations each month.


Categories: Press and Media;Lifestyle Debt;In the Community;Debt Help
The Price of Oil and it's Cost to Albertans
Donna Carson-3917; Donna Carson 3917
2016-09-20T22:00:00Z 9/20/2016 10:00:00 PM

In today’s weakened economy, thousands of people across Alberta are struggling to make it from one payment to the next, with many households having to grapple with the stark realities of unemployment and an ever increasing cost of living.


Categories: In the Community;Press and Media

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