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Consumer Debt Puts B.C. Households At Risk

The Calgary Herald recently featured MNP’s Lana Gilbertson and Judy Scott discussing the state of consumer debt in B.C.

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Survey Results July 2017

Canada Day: A Time for Financial Reflection

Birthdays tend to be a time of celebration and reflection and Canada’s 150th birthday is no exception.

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Graduation A Time Of Financial Change For The Whole Family

While some of those challenges may seem far in the distance, they will be on your doorstep sooner than you think.

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Pay On Time And Cut Debt To Up Credit Score

In today's economic climate, with employment on shaky ground and an ever-increasing cost-of-living, many households have turned to credit in times of need to get them through financial binds.

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50 Of Canadians 200 Away From Broke

With the Bank of Canada holding interest rates at record lows, Canadians have felt confident utilizing credit freely, despite a struggling national economy.

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Father’s Day: Budgeting Tips from My Father’s Generation

With Father’s Day around the corner, I find myself reflecting on some of the financial lessons I learned from my father over the years.

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Will Unpaid Debts Simply (Poof!) Disappear?

As debt levels continue to creep, what happens when consumers can’t keep up with minimal payments, let alone being able to actually pay that debt down?

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Just $200 Could Throw 50% of Canadians into Financial Ruin

Pair soaring debt with a general lack of financial literacy throughout Canada and we’ve got ourselves a perfect storm.

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Keeping an Eye Out for Hidden Credit Card Fees

Having a household credit card or two can come in handy for multiple reasons – which is probably why there are approximately more than 43 million credit cards currently active in Canada.

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