Getting Out of Debt – Halloween Horror Stories to Learn From

No matter how you slice it, debt is a scary thing, especially when those phone calls start coming in from creditors threatening to take action in order to obtain what they are owed. In the spirit of the season, we thought we’d share some truly...

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New Year, New Plan – Start by Getting Out of Debt!

Happy New Year Everyone! Time to get those resolutions started – and for many of us this means getting out of debt! With holiday shopping out of the way (and the subsequent credit card bills screaming at us from the mailbox), you can actually...

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BOO! Don’t Let Your Consumer Debt Scare You – Fix It!

This time of year it is hard not to find yourself celebrating the scary season, whatever that may involve. However, the scare factor should have everything to do with ghouls and goblins – but nothing to do with your consumer debt. If your debt...

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Personal Financial Improvement: How to Rebuild Credit in 3 Simple Steps

Getting into debt is often very easy, and when that debt gets out of control it can be much harder to get out. The consequences of debt, especially when those debt responsibilities are not being met, can be devastating. Getting financing for a...

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Debt Management – You Don’t Have to Do it Alone

When you are in debt, the personal issues that all too often accompany it can be overwhelming, and sometimes the task of ridding yourself of this financial burden can feel insurmountable. Knowing where to turn for advice or assistance can be...

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Back-to-School Shopping – Don’t Break the Bank

With the end of the summer and the beginning of September comes the inevitable back-to-school shopping. Whether for new clothes, shoes, backpacks, or school supplies, the total bill for back-to-school shopping can often run in the hundreds –...

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Getting Out of Debt Blog Series #4: Debt Settlement

With the average consumer debt load in Canada at an all-time high, it is unfortunately not surprising to see companies popping up everywhere offering solutions to your debt problems through a debt settlement. But be wary; unlike consumer...

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Getting Out of Debt Blog Series #3: Debt Consolidation

When debt is taking over your life it can be difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Mounting monthly payments that include mostly interest can become difficult to meet and missed payments can lead to collection calls or other...

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Getting Out of Debt Blog Series #2: Bankruptcy

There are thousands of Canadians facing a mountain of debt that can seem impossible to overcome. For many individuals, it can often seem as though there is nowhere to turn as far as getting out of debt – but there is hope. It never helps to...

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Getting Out of Debt Blog Series #1: Consumer Proposal

With summer winding down and consumer debt levels remaining at all-time highs, we thought it was a good time for a back-to-basics ‘getting out of debt blog’ to help you ease into fall with less worries on your plate. This first blog in the...

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Can You Really Trust An Ontario Bankruptcy Trustee

Before you can determine if you can trust an Ontario bankruptcy trustee, you first have to understand what an Ontario bankruptcy trustee is and what his or her role in a bankruptcy or consumer proposal is. An Ontario bankruptcy trustee is an...

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How to Stop a Small Claims Court Action in Canada

Bad things happen to good people, and nobody intends to run into financial problems that can lead to defaulting on obligations to credit card companies. Individuals lose jobs, income, have medical problems in the family, or separate from...

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