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Six Reasons Why You Should Switch Banks When Filing a Proposal or Bankruptcy

In this installment, we’ll discuss why you should close your account because the bank is aware of your filing, and they continue to take payments from your account.

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Consumer Proposal vs Bankruptcy (MNP 3 Minute Debt Break)

For eliminating debt all-together, two widely used options for Canadian households are Bankruptcy and Consumer Proposals. Although both filings are legislated under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, also known as the BIA, and must be filed by a Licensed...

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What’s the difference between Bankruptcy and insolvency? Here’s what you need to know.

Being insolvent can result in declaring Bankruptcy. However, insolvency does not necessarily lead to Bankruptcy. Depending on your situation, there may be other ways of dealing with your debt.

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Six Reasons Why You Should Switch Banks When Filing a Proposal or Bankruptcy

This is part one in a six-part series on the rationale behind switching banks prior to filing for bankruptcy or kicking off a consumer proposal.

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What do I get to keep in a bankruptcy?

Taking the step to officially file for bankruptcy can be intimidating, like stepping into a great unknown.

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Best of Season 2 - MNP 3 Minute Debt Break

The second 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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How you can tell if you’re dealing with a REAL Trustee

A Licensed Insolvency Trustee (“Trustee”) is licensed by the federal government, specifically by the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy, and is the only licensed debt professional in Canada permitted to administer bankruptcies and consumer proposals....

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How to rebuild after a Bankruptcy or Consumer Proposal (3 Minute Debt Break)

After completing a Bankruptcy or Consumer Proposal, rebuilding your credit can feel nearly as daunting as getting out of debt. But just a few steps every day will get you where you want to go. The following steps will help you focus on your goals, outline...

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Discover the difference between bankruptcy and insolvency

Bankruptcy, insolvency — what's the difference — and, more importantly, which one will help you get the financial fresh start you need and deserve?

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Understanding the rules of surplus income

Whether you undergo a bankruptcy proceeding or a consumer proposal to get a fresh start from excessive debt, one important item to understand is the rules around surplus income.

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