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Financial Help and Advice - Blog

The blog is a way for you to reach out to MNP Trustees in your area and ask an anonymous question about debt, bankruptcy or any financial issues you want to know more about. You will also find articles on debt management, bankruptcy issues and how changes to the Act might affect you.​

Harassed by Debt Collectors? Here’s What You Need To Know

When you are in financial trouble, you are likely experiencing a stressful situation. Harassment by debt collectors will only add to that stress.  Read more >

Dealing with Personal Income Taxes and the Canada Revenue Agency

Personal income tax debt is a huge problem for both salaried and self-employed Canadians. The question is: why?  Read more >

4 Ways To Consolidate Your Debt

When you have numerous debts, debt consolidation should be one of the first options you consider to regain control of your finances. Before you start the process, check your credit score.  Read more >

Student Loan Debt 101

With the school year just starting up and thousands of Canadian students beginning a new semester of post-secondary studies, all of those hard-earned dollars from summer gigs are now being applied to tuition, books, transportation, housing and supplies.  Read more >

3 Ways to Get Back on Financial Track After Bankruptcy

Before going through a bankruptcy, one of the questions I’m often asked is: “What happens afterward?” Most people are wondering how their credit will be impacted and what they can do to help improve their rating again...  Read more >

Dealing with Debt through Personal Bankruptcy

When dealing with debt, there are both formal and informal options. Formal options are undertaken via the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA). Read more >

Can you get help from the government for debt problems?

Whether you’ve been searching on the internet, seen a print ad or heard a radio ad for debt relief or debt consolidation, you may have noticed the words ‘government-approved debt relief programs’. But what does this mean?  Read more >

What Should You Do When Facing Excessive Debt?

The causes of excessive debt in Canada vary widely, with many factors coming into play.  Read more >

Where Would Your Practice Be Without You?

MNP LTD Trustee Mark Thomson was recently featured in an editorial article in Rebuilding Success, a popular CAIRP (Canadian Association of Insolency and Restructuring Professionals) publication.  Read more >

Is Your Lifestyle Fuelled by Debt?

You’ve probably heard the expression “Keeping up with the Joneses”, right? It refers to the human desire of wanting to have what our peers or neighbours have – a luxury car, tickets to every big concert, designer clothes, exotic vacations, etc...  Read more >
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