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COVID (MNP 3 Minute Debt Break)

The COVID-19 pandemic has shut down businesses, shaken the global economy and caused large job losses across the country. Thousands of Canadians are taking advantage of federal support measures and many are considering additional ideas to slow all the...

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Financial Scams (MNP 3 Minute Debt Break)

Financial scams have been around for decades. But they have never been as common and invasive as they are today. The internet, online banking and countless other technologies have enabled fraudsters to invade people’s lives and trick them into handing...

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How a Bankruptcy or Consumer Proposal affects your credit rating

When evaluating your options for how best to deal with unmanageable debt, a Bankruptcy or Consumer Proposal are always worth considering.

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How surplus income payments can affect your Bankruptcy

If you’re overburdened by debt, Bankruptcy can be a practical and cost-effective solution to achieve a financial fresh start. But it will not always free you from repaying a portion of your outstanding debts.

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Financial Scams

Financial scams have been around for decades. But they have never been as common, insidious and invasive as they are today.

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Is filing for personal Bankruptcy your best option?

If you’re struggling to maintain minimum monthly debt payments or don’t see yourself ever getting out of debt on your own, you may consider filing a Bankruptcy.

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What are my debt consolidation options?

Consolidation is one of the options you may choose to investigate if your debt payments have become overwhelming.

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Seniors and Debt

Just when seniors should be relaxing and enjoying the fruits of their labour, many find themselves struggling financially — an unsettling contrast to the ease they’d hoped to live their golden years.

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Unprecedented drop in insolvencies likely not a sign of financial stability

MNP released its most recent Consumer Debt Index just as the COVID-19 pandemic started gaining a foothold in Canada. The data — which Ipsos collected over the two weeks preceding the indefinite shutdown of non-essential businesses and millions of...

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Do you have student loans that were not erased by a bankruptcy or consumer proposal? Most likely, you filed before you had been out of school for seven years.

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