""

MNP Debt Blog

Displaying results for:

Four Mental Shifts For Better Money Management

As Licensed Insolvency Trustees, we often see the worst-case scenario when it comes to personal finances. Most people are at the end of their rope by the time they reach my office – having struggled with every possible fix for their debt situations and...

Read More

What Interest Rate Increases Can Mean For Homeowners

After nearly a decade of historic lows, the Bank of Canada began increasing its key overnight interest rate in July 2017 in response to improving employment figures and a growing economy.

Read More

Why Looking Forward is the Best Approach to Your Finances

Regret is one of the most common refrains Licensed Insolvency Trustees hear when we talk to clients about their debt. They ask questions like, “how did I get into this mess?” Or, “why did I make that decision?”

Read More

What Happens To My Debts When I Die

As baby boomers continue to age, they face a growing number of questions about how they’re going to manage in the last phase of their lives.

Read More

Gambling Debt? Recovery Is Possible

I recently worked with a retired and widowed client who came to MNP inquiring about possible debt solutions. He owed more than $120,000 on various credit cards and lines of credit which he was frightened he could never pay back in his lifetime.

Read More

Debt Pinch Tightens Its Grip Across Canada

The collective pressures of increased interest rates, an uptick in consumer debt over the holidays, a stagnating economy and persistently high cost of living are making it difficult for Canadians to repay their debts.

Read More

Letter To A Licensed Insolvency Trustee

Last year was long and stressful. The only thing I’m looking for in 2019 is relief from the relentless financial burden that’s been plaguing me. You see, I’ve weathered some major financial setbacks and I’m not sure how to dig myself out of this bottomless...

Read More

It's the Thought that Counts: Think Affordable this Valentine's Day

According to legend, Saint Valentine of Rome restored sight to his jailer’s blind daughter on the evening before his execution. The following morning, he wrote her a farewell letter and signed it ‘Your Valentine’ – kicking off a centuries-long tradition...

Read More

Thinking about financial freedom is like thinking about starting a diet – forcing yourself eat only healthy and unsatisfying foods when all you really want is a piece of double chocolate cake. But if you worry that finding financial stability means no...

Read More

Holiday Hangover and The January Debt Cure

Another new year is upon us, and with that comes a fresh batch of resolutions.

Read More