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Life After Debt: Moving Forward – Financially and Emotionally

Congratulations! Now that your Bankruptcy or Consumer Proposal is completed, you are in the next phase of taking control of your finances.

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Retire Your Debt, So You Can Retire Too

Does this sound all too familiar? You started out with the usual plan for most Canadians — get a job, buy a home and save for retirement. As retirement approached, you expected your mortgage would be paid off and you would have a pension or nest egg....

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Six Major Life Events That Can Cause Financial Difficulty

Many life-changing events are unpredictable. Coping with them is taxing enough without adding steep financial challenges into the mix.

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Debt-endency: Addictions, Debt and Insolvency

Serious debt is rarely a stand-alone problem. It’s often the result of other factors which either parallel or contribute to financial distress.

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Financial Goals Made Simple

​When someone starts talking about financial goals what's the first thing that comes to your mind? Money for retirement? Investing? Taking a cruise around the world? Saving for university for your children?

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Can’t Pay Your Taxes? There Are Solutions

Sometimes life doesn’t turn out the way we expected and we find ourselves overwhelmed with debt.

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Should Debts To Family And Friends Be Included In A Bankruptcy?

Owing money to a family member or friend can spark anxiety. You may believe you don’t have to include these types of debts in a Bankruptcy or Consumer Proposal.

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How To Avoid Becoming House Poor

Buying a home is an important life event for many Canadians. However, this will generally consume a significant portion of your family’s income to service the mortgage, pay property taxes and utilities and stay on top of repairs and maintenance.

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Is The Stigma Of Debt Preventing You From Getting The Help You Need?

Often, people are uncomfortable speaking openly about their debt and its impact on their personal well-being.

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Despite the Bank of Canada stating it will keep interest rates stable until next year, more than 6 in 10 (62%) Atlantic Canadians say they are more concerned about their ability to repay debts than they used to be — the highest proportion compared to...

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