MNP Consumer Debt Index: April 2021

More than half (53%) of Canadians within $200 of financial insolvency; up 10 points since December, reaching a five-year high
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The people that I dealt with at MNP were awesome, understanding and extremely compassionate. I was so ashamed, scared and very nervous about this whole situation but was made to feel very comfortable and everything was explained to me. If it wasn't for MNP I honestly don't know where I would be today. Thank you so much for your knowledge, expertise and helping me get back on track and getting my confidence back.

D.F. - Thunder Bay, Ontario

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When I started applying for bankruptcy I was so nervous, afraid and so stressed. I cried so many times and so ashamed. Especially ashamed when I was told I should not keep on spending using the credit card because it is not my money, after I told them that I make payment then use the credit card to buy groceries again until to the maximum available. But when the bankruptcy was approved finding out that I have to pay a specific amount per month...

Noemi D Campbell - Williams Lake, BC

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I really do wish that I could tell everyone about the consumer proposal with MNP. Everyone I spoke to previously told me that there was nothing that could help me overcome my debt problems. It made me feel like the mistake that I made had ruined my life and I could not see a point where it would ever get better. Finally, after a couple of years of anxiety and sweeping my debt issue under the rug, a friend mentioned MNP. Marcie did not make me feel...

​Sarah D - Edmonton, Alberta

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More than half (54%) of Ontarians within $200 of financial insolvency; up 13 points since December, reaching a five-year high

Caryl Newbery-Mitchell

MNP Consumer Debt Index

More than half (54%) say they are $200 or less from not being able to cover their monthly bills and debt obligations, a whopping 13-point jump from December. Compared to the other provinces, Ontarians are the most likely (32%, +10pts) to report they are already insolvent with no money left to cover their payments at month-end.

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