Best of Season 4 - MNP 3 Minute Debt Break

2024-05-07  3 minute read

Lifestyle Debt

The fourth season of the MNP 3 Minute Debt Break podcast has come and gone, and now it's time look back at a few of our favourite episodes.

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What If I Owe the CRA a Lot of Money?

Owing the government money can be very intimidating. It’s a topic that resonates with many Canadians. How to deal with debt owed to the Canada Revenue Agency, especially given the CRA's broad powers to collect what's owed. We’ll dive into what those powers entail, how you can navigate the situation, and what options are available if you find yourself overwhelmed.

Is There a Statute of Limitations On My Debt?

If you have debt and have had it for awhile you might have asked the question.. "Is there a statute of limitations on my debt in Canada?" The short answer? Yes, there is. Each province in Canada has its unique statute of limitations governing how long a creditor has to take legal action against you for debt collection.

When We Get Married Does My Partner's Debt Become My Debt?

For richer… or for poorer? That is the question. Or put another way... when you get married, does your partner’s debt become your debt? 

Signs You Might Be In Financial Trouble

Sometimes financial trouble can creep up on us, turning everything upside down. But it's rare for debt to just appear out of the blue. Usually, there are signs along the way, and recognizing them early can make a big difference. Here are a few things to look out for and how to handle it before things get too tricky.

Rebuilding Your Credit Score

The makeup of your credit score has many layers. It includes your promptness in paying bills, how much of your available credit you use, your total debt, and how long you've had credit. Each of these elements can sway your credit score positively or negatively, impacting the opportunities available to you in terms of lending and credit terms.

Season five of the MNP 3 Minute Debt Break podcast premieres on June 3rd, so stay tuned for more bite-sized insights on how you can better manage your debt and stay on top of your finances. 

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