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Consumers In B.C. And The Burdens of Debt

As Canadians are struggling with a weakened economy and a consistently increasing cost of living, it's no surprise to learn that many are relying on credit and (current) low interest rates to help keep up with monthly financial obligations and expenses....

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Top search engine Google, has just taken a landmark stance against payday loans lenders, who offer short term loans at extremely high interest rates – often putting consumers at great risk for unmanageable debt as they struggle to pay off loans and interest,...

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Whether you are trying to figure out which credit card is right for you or if you are looking to rebuild your credit, it is important to know your options. Most credit cards have the same basic functions – they offer convenience, when purchasing...

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Can Someone Else Assume Responsibility For My Debts?

The short answer, is yes, though the reality of passing off the responsibility of your debt(s) can be a little more complicated. There are a number of ways for a third party to assume responsibility for your debts – both on a formal basis and an informal...

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MNP’s history dates back to 1945, when Winnipeg-based Laird, Sprague & Co opened an office in Brandon, Manitoba. In 1957 however, the Brandon office became independent when Laird, Sprague & Co joined another firm. In 1958, Ron Meyers acquired full ownership...

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High Debt Loads Hurt Albertans

Given the current economic downturn in Alberta, it's not surprising to learn that insolvencies are at a significant upturn in the province. MNP's Donna Carson was on hand to speak with the Globe and Mail about the financial distress many in the province...

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Bankruptcy Up By 25 In Southeast Saskatchewan

MNP LTD Trustee Ian Schofield was interviewed by Discover MooseJaw to discuss the increase in insolvencies in Saskatchewan. The original article was originally posted online at Discover MooseJaw on April 5, 2016.

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Can A Bankruptcy Or Consumer Proposal Help With My Student Loan Debt?

Federal and provincial student loans have enjoyed a special status over the years. The answer to the question of what debt solutions are available to you in the case of student loan debt, is not a simple one depending on the length of time you have been...

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Canadian Insolvency Filings Are On The Rise

The data is in, but it’s not necessarily surprising. Insolvencies are on the rise as many Canadians grapple with the burden of unmanageable debt.

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What Happens If I Cant Pay My Consumer Proposal Or Consolidation Loan?

First, let’s talk about what it means to default on a CP. Then we can look at what you can or should do if you do, in fact, default. There are certain protections in place that allow for some flexibility in ‘putting it back in the box’ so to speak, if...

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