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Don’t Get ‘Tricked’ By Debt

In honour of Halloween this week, MNP Ltd. presents the following somewhat scary facts about Canadian debt.

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Getting into debt can happen to anyone, causing mental stress and uncertainty. To learn how to better manage your money, you must also have an understanding of your relationship with money.

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Should I cash in my RRSPs to pay down my debt?

While it can be tempting to solve a short-term cash problem with long-term savings, cashing in your RRSPs to pay down debt should be a last resort.

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If you are retired and have a large debt load, you may be considering filing for bankruptcy . You may also be wondering, however, what will happen to your retirement income and investments if you declare bankruptcy.

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Consumers have often expressed their concerns to me about harassing calls from debt collectors and how to deal with collection agents. Some even complain that even though they have made an assignment in bankruptcy (i.e. filed for bankruptcy) or made a...

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The Top 7 Questions On Consumer Proposals

A Consumer Proposal is a formal, legally binding process to deal with debt. Although it is not a bankruptcy, it falls under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.

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There are a number of companies that advertise ‘Debt Management Services’. In essence, these companies are suggesting they can negotiate a settlement with your various unsecured creditors on your behalf without going through a formal Consumer Proposal...

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While no one really wants to borrow more than they can afford, life doesn't always go as planned. Things happen in life in which you have no control.

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Do you live in Quebec? Are you struggling with debt? The good news is, there are multiple options available to help you eliminate your debts, each of which has their own unique considerations and work best in varying situations.

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As the baby boom generation enters retirement, more Canadians are becoming concerned about the possibility of leaving a financial burden to their spouse or children when they die.

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