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Bc Credit Union Raises Alarms About Payday Loans

If you are struggling with unmanageable debt, there are several debt solutions available that provide actual relief and allow you to get back on track to financial freedom instead of holding you back.

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Pre Retirees Dont Count On Cpp To Save You

Given today’s economic climate and the state of the Canadian dollar, it’s no surprise to learn that many millennials (and thousands of other Canadians for that matter) have not put long-term investments or savings at the top of their lists...

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Why Are So Many Canadians In Debt

A debt survey conducted by MNP found that nearly half of Canadians are within just $200 of not being able to keep up with their monthly financial obligations.

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Friday, March 4, 2016 marked the 10th annual Chili Cook-Off fundraiser for Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold.

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Weakened Loonie Impacts Canadians Holiday Plans

While many Canucks often fly south for the winter season, more and more are opting for more creative getaways in hopes of holding on to their dollars - and avoiding hefty credit card bills.

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A Midlife Career Change Can Stress Family Finances

Whatever your reasons, if you're looking to take your career in a new direction - the most important thing you can establish for yourself and your loved ones, is a strong financial plan.

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Parents Of Millennials Teach Your Children Well

In this tough economic climate, it's difficult to make planning and budgeting for the future a priority. While millennials may still feel like the 'younger' generation, in truth, they are actually beginning to move into management and executive positions...

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The Payday Loan Dilemma

As the holidays quickly approach, Canadians are reaching deep into their pockets to spend money on gifts for their loved ones. Unfortunately, with Canadians carrying unprecedented debt loads, many are seeking out alternative routes to funding their holiday...

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Many individuals wait too long to seek assistance when they are facing unmanageable debt problems. By the time they reach out to a Licensed Trustee for a consultation, they are already in a debt crisis and bankruptcy is their only way out.

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According to one industry estimate, approximately 7% to 10% of Canadians use payday loans on a fairly regular basis to get by. Payday loan companies often trap low-income earners and cash-strapped individuals. At first, payday loans might seem like a...

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