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I’ve Decided to Get Credit Again – How Do I Manage It?
Selina Jacobson-13986;Linda Paul-7372; Selina Jacobson, Linda Paul 13986, 7372
2019-08-21T16:00:00Z 8/21/2019 4:00:00 PM

This is the second in a two-part series about responsible credit management after an insolvency.


Categories: Alternatives to Bankruptcy;Bankruptcy;Consumer Proposal;Debt Help;Lifestyle Debt
Ontario consumer insolvencies jump 13 percent in the second quarter, one of the highest increases in the country
David Gowling-7219; David Gowling 7219
2019-08-20T20:00:00Z 8/20/2019 8:00:00 PM

August 20, 2019 – Underscoring Ontarians' financial vulnerabilities when it comes to debt, the latest official figures from the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB) continue to reinforce the mounting strain on many households in the province. The number of Ontarians who filed for insolvency in the second quarter of 2019 was up 13.5 per cent compared to the same quarter of last year, the greatest increase compared to the other provinces besides Newfoundland. Compared to the first quarter of this year, insolvencies in Ontario were up 13.8 per cent.


Categories: In the Community;Press and Media;Lifestyle Debt
Newfoundland and Labrador consumer insolvencies jump 22 per cent in the second quarter, the highest increase in the country
Greg Gosse-11669; Greg Gosse 11669
2019-08-20T19:00:00Z 8/20/2019 7:00:00 PM

Underscoring financial vulnerabilities in Newfoundland and Labrador when it comes to consumer debt, the latest official figures from the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB) continue to reinforce the mounting strain on many households in the province. The number of Newfoundland and Labrador residents who filed for insolvency in the second quarter of 2019 was up 22.4 per cent compared to the same quarter of last year, the greatest increase compared to the rest of the country. Consumer insolvencies in Newfoundland and Labrador were up 19.2 per cent compared to the first quarter of this year.


Categories: In the Community;Press and Media;Lifestyle Debt
Alberta consumer insolvencies jump 10 per cent in the second quarter
Zaki Alam-2446; Zaki Alam 2446
2019-08-20T16:00:00Z 8/20/2019 4:00:00 PM

Underscoring Albertans' financial vulnerabilities when it comes to debt, the latest official figures from the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB) continue to reinforce the mounting strain on many households in the province. The number of Albertans who filed for insolvency in the second quarter of 2019 was up 10.6 per cent compared to the same quarter of last year and up 7.8 per cent compared to the first quarter of this year.


Categories: In the Community;Lifestyle Debt;Press and Media
British Columbia consumer insolvencies jump 11 per cent in the second quarter
Lana Gilbertson-5635; Lana Gilbertson 5635
2019-08-20T16:00:00Z 8/20/2019 4:00:00 PM

Underscoring British Columbians' financial vulnerabilities when it comes to consumer debt, the latest official figures from the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB) continue to reinforce the mounting strain on many households in the province. The number of British Columbians who filed for insolvency in the second quarter of 2019 was up 11.1 per cent compared to the first quarter and up 5.2 per cent compared to the same quarter of last year.


Categories: In the Community;Press and Media;Lifestyle Debt
Cash-strapped Canadians may be treating homes like ATMs to pay bills
Grant Bazian-3755; Grant Bazian 3755
2019-08-20T16:00:00Z 8/20/2019 4:00:00 PM

Home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have emerged as one of the biggest contributors to the growth of household debt in Canada, particularly in markets where real estate values have surged over the last decade. The latest data from the Office of Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) shows that the balance of loans secured by residential real estate has reached another record high of 269 billion in June.


Categories: In the Community;Lifestyle Debt;Press and Media
Debt expert cautions Quebecers not to use HELOCs to pay other bills
Frederic Lachance-7664; Frederic Lachance 7664
2019-08-20T16:00:00Z 8/20/2019 4:00:00 PM

Home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have emerged as one of the biggest contributors to the growth of household debt in Canada, particularly in markets where real estate values have surged over the last decade. The latest data from the Office of Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) shows that the balance of loans secured by residential real estate has reached another record high of 269 billion in June.


Categories: In the Community;Press and Media;Lifestyle Debt
Manitoba consumer insolvencies jump 15 percent in the second quarter
Gord Neudorf-5670; Gord Neudorf 5670
2019-08-20T16:00:00Z 8/20/2019 4:00:00 PM

Underscoring Manitobans' financial vulnerabilities when it comes to consumer debt, the latest official figures from the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB) continue to reinforce the mounting strain on many households in the province. The number of Manitobans who filed for insolvency in the second quarter of 2019 was up 15.5 per cent compared to the first quarter, and up 4.1 per cent compared to the same quarter of last year.


Categories: In the Community;Press and Media
New Brunswick consumer insolvencies jump 11 per cent in the second quarter
Tara Silliker-12706; Tara Silliker 12706
2019-08-20T16:00:00Z 8/20/2019 4:00:00 PM

Underscoring financial vulnerabilities in New Brunswick when it comes to consumer debt, the latest official figures from the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB) continue to reinforce the mounting strain on many households in the province. The number of New Brunswick residents who filed for insolvency in the second quarter of 2019 was up 11.7 per cent compared to the same quarter of last year and up 20.4 per cent compared to the first quarter of this year.


Categories: In the Community;Press and Media
Nova Scotia consumer insolvencies up 16 per cent in the second quarter
Joe Wilkie-12558; Joe Wilkie 12558
2019-08-20T16:00:00Z 8/20/2019 4:00:00 PM

Underscoring financial vulnerabilities in Nova Scotia when it comes to consumer debt, the latest official figures from the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB) continue to reinforce the mounting strain on many households in the province. The number of Nova Scotians who filed for insolvency in the second quarter of 2019 was up 16 per cent compared to the first quarter and up 3.6 per cent compared to the same quarter of last year.


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

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