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These articles have helped hundreds of people through the year, but we’ve compiled 10 of the most read ones to ease you into a debt-free life in the new year.

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Five ways you can rebuild your credit score

Your credit score reflects your ability to meet certain financial requirements such as qualifying for or paying back a loan or getting good interest rates.

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Interest rates are rising - how will you keep up?

The persistent rise in interest rates will have varying effects on your finances but how will you navigate this challenge?

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How to Answer Debt Collectors

Managing debt repayment when you’re struggling financially is extremely stressful on its own, but when your creditors start to take a more aggressive approach and enlist the services of a collection agency, that stress can intensify quickly.

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DIY Debt Solutions: When They Work, and When They Don’t

Thousands of individuals across Canada are coping with financial stress, and addressing their increasing debt can be an overwhelming process. Personal debt has left them juggling bills, payments, and priorities without a clear path towards financial freedom....

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How do I build and maintain an emergency fund?

Simply asking this question means you’re already on your way to financial health. Take a moment to congratulate yourself — recognizing the perils of unplanned and unexpected costs is a massive milestone and will mark a major turning point in your relationship...

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Are you living within your means?

It’s easier than ever to spend more than we can afford. We pay for most purchases with a debit or credit card — or, increasingly, with the wave of a smartphone or swipe of a finger.

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4 tips make the most of your check up on the MNP Debt Scale

This powerful 14-question assessment tool puts those questions into a clear and quantifiable rating of your debt situation regardless what you earn or how much you owe.

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10 Warning Signs Of Financial Trouble

The warning signs of financial trouble are everywhere, if you know where to look. Knowing what they are and how to recognize them can be the difference between quickly recovering from one or two bad months and being trapped in a months or years-long battle...

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The CRA assessed me: what next?

The CRA has called to inform you of a balance you owe. What’s your next line of action?

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