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Life After Debt: Moving Forward – Financially and Emotionally
Selina Jacobson-13986;Lana Gilbertson-5635; Selina Jacobson, Lana Gilbertson 13986, 5635
2019-12-19T05:00:00Z 12/19/2019 5:00:00 AM

Congratulations! Now that your Bankruptcy or Consumer Proposal is completed, you are in the next phase of taking control of your finances.


Categories: Alternatives to Bankruptcy;Consumer Proposal;Debt Help;In the Community;Lifestyle Debt;Press and Media;Video
Retire Your Debt, So You Can Retire Too
Tara Silliker-12706; Tara Silliker 12706
2019-12-17T14:00:00Z 12/17/2019 2:00:00 PM

Does this sound all too familiar? You started out with the usual plan for most Canadians — get a job, buy a home and save for retirement. As retirement approached, you expected your mortgage would be paid off and you would have a pension or nest egg.


Categories: Lifestyle Debt
Six Major Life Events that Can Cause Financial Difficulty
Selina Jacobson-13986;Linda Paul-7372; Selina Jacobson, Linda Paul 13986, 7372
2019-12-16T22:00:00Z 12/16/2019 10:00:00 PM

Many life-changing events are unpredictable. Coping with them is taxing enough without adding steep financial challenges into the mix.


Categories: Alternatives to Bankruptcy;Bankruptcy;Consumer Proposal;Debt Help;Lifestyle Debt
Debt-endency: Addictions, Debt and Insolvency
Wesley Cowan-6498; Wesley Cowan 6498
2019-12-13T22:00:00Z 12/13/2019 10:00:00 PM

Serious debt is rarely a stand-alone problem. It’s often the result of other factors which either parallel or contribute to financial distress.


Categories: Lifestyle Debt;In the Community
Financial Goals Made Simple
Selina Jacobson-13986;Linda Paul-7372; Selina Jacobson, Linda Paul 13986, 7372
2019-12-13T21:00:00Z 12/13/2019 9:00:00 PM

​When someone starts talking about financial goals what's the first thing that comes to your mind? Money for retirement? Investing? Taking a cruise around the world? Saving for university for your children?


Categories: Lifestyle Debt;Debt Help
Can’t Pay Your Taxes? There Are Solutions
John Athanasiou-10854; John Athanasiou 10854
2019-11-12T15:00:00Z 11/12/2019 3:00:00 PM

Sometimes life doesn’t turn out the way we expected and we find ourselves overwhelmed with debt.


Categories: Lifestyle Debt;Debt Help
Should Debts to Family and Friends be Included in a Bankruptcy?
Selina Jacobson-13986;Linda Paul-7372; Selina Jacobson, Linda Paul 13986, 7372
2019-11-07T18:00:00Z 11/7/2019 6:00:00 PM

Owing money to a family member or friend can spark anxiety. You may believe you don’t have to include these types of debts in a Bankruptcy or Consumer Proposal.


Categories: Alternatives to Bankruptcy;Bankruptcy;Consumer Proposal;Debt Help;Lifestyle Debt
How to Avoid Becoming House Poor
Augustine Kwok-11179; Augustine Kwok 11179
2019-11-04T17:00:00Z 11/4/2019 5:00:00 PM

Buying a home is an important life event for many Canadians. However, this will generally consume a significant portion of your family’s income to service the mortgage, pay property taxes and utilities and stay on top of repairs and maintenance.


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Is the Stigma of Debt Preventing You From Getting the Help You Need?
Tina Powell-12709; Tina Powell 12709
2019-10-30T14:00:00Z 10/30/2019 2:00:00 PM

Often, people are uncomfortable speaking openly about their debt and its impact on their personal well-being.


Categories: Debt Help;Bankruptcy
Atlantic Canadians find themselves with less money each month, six in ten concerned about their ability to repay debts
2019-10-28T21:00:00Z 10/28/2019 9:00:00 PM

Despite the Bank of Canada stating it will keep interest rates stable until next year, more than 6 in 10 (62%) Atlantic Canadians say they are more concerned about their ability to repay debts than they used to be — the highest proportion compared to other provinces.


Categories: Debt Help;Lifestyle Debt

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