Ontarians Wary and Embarrassed About Seeking Debt Relief
David Gowling-7219; David Gowling 7219
2019-07-29T14:00:00Z 7/29/2019 2:00:00 PM

A new survey conducted by Ipsos on behalf of MNP LTD, shows almost half of Ontarians (45%) say they would be embarrassed to get help if their financial situation was bad enough to consider Bankruptcy. One-third (32%) of survey respondents say the stigma surrounding Bankruptcy prevents them from seeking help.

Categories: Debt Help;Lifestyle Debt
Can I File a Consumer Proposal If I’m Bankrupt?
Mary Plahouras-5638; Mary Plahouras 5638
2017-05-17T15:00:00Z 5/17/2017 3:00:00 PM

If you are an individual who has filed a bankruptcy under the BIA and you have not been discharged from bankruptcy, you may opt to make a Consumer Proposal to your creditors.

Categories: Debt Help;Bankruptcy
What To Look For In A Licensed Insolvency Trustee
Doug Stuive-6512; Doug Stuive 6512
2017-04-19T16:00:00Z 4/19/2017 4:00:00 PM

Deciding who to contact for help with your debt problems should be based on your desired personal experience when working with a debt advisor.

Categories: Bankruptcy;Debt Help
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) can be One Costly Creditor
Doug Stuive-6512; Doug Stuive 6512
2017-04-17T20:00:00Z 4/17/2017 8:00:00 PM

Categories: Debt Help;Bankruptcy
Getting to Know the Consumer Proposal
Mary Plahouras-5638; Mary Plahouras 5638
2017-04-05T20:00:00Z 4/5/2017 8:00:00 PM

While filing for bankruptcy may be a completely viable option for some, it’s not the only option out there.

Categories: Bankruptcy
Get to Know Your Credit Bureau File
Mary Plahouras-5638; Mary Plahouras 5638
2017-02-21T15:00:00Z 2/21/2017 3:00:00 PM

Equifax Canada and TransUnion Canada are the two main credit bureau companies in Canada.

Categories: Debt Help;Lifestyle Debt
Five Good Reasons to Pay Off Your Debt ASAP
Karen Miller-7991 Karen Miller 7991
2016-06-21T14:00:00Z 6/21/2016 2:00:00 PM

With a continually increasing cost of living, it’s not always easy to convince yourself to part with the few extra dollars you do have on hand, in order to pay off looming debt. In the long run however, reducing (or even eliminating) your debt load – will put you on track for a far brighter future where financial freedom and long-term goals are much more attainable.

Categories: Debt Help;Lifestyle Debt
What Happens if I Don't Fulfill My Duties During A Bankruptcy?
Mary Plahouras-5638 Mary Plahouras 5638
2016-05-24T14:30:00Z 5/24/2016 2:30:00 PM

What exactly are your duties during a bankruptcy and what happens if you can’t keep up with them? Both very good questions!

Categories: Bankruptcy
Before You Sign… Do You Know the Dangers of Co – signing a Loan?
Joel Kideckel-5639 Joel Kideckel 5639
2016-04-12T16:00:00Z 4/12/2016 4:00:00 PM

Co-signing or guaranteeing a loan is one of the most dangerous financial decisions you can commit to. When you co-sign or guarantee someone’s loan, you take on all the financial risk, yet receive little or no benefit from the transaction. But in most cases, the guarantee is provided for a loan that a relative or friend has applied for, making it a difficult request to decline.

Categories: Debt Help
Financial Dieting & the Psychology of Money
2016-02-22T21:00:00Z 2/22/2016 9:00:00 PM

Consumers can get the “blues” quickly when bills arrive in mail. With varying payments, due dates and interest rates, keeping track of it all can get very overwhelming. A budget or financial diet can help improve your financial health.

Categories: Lifestyle Debt

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