A Penny Spent is a Penny Owed: 10 Ways to Pay Off Your Debt

A Penny Spent is a Penny Owed: 10 Ways to Pay Off Your Debt

When it comes to debt, it’s always in your best interest to get a jumpstart toward paying it off, if you want to avoid being in debt for years to come. Easier said than done, we know. Everyone’s financial situation is different, just as everyone’s level… Read More


How Does Foreclosure Affect Your Credit Score?

How Does Foreclosure Affect Your Credit Score?

Foreclosure is a highly unfortunate event that forces homeowners to lose their homes after defaulting on their mortgages. Foreclosures are a real risk to those who are struggling to make their mortgage payments. If a homeowner is three months overdue on their… Read More


Life After a Consumer Proposal: Fastest Way to Build Credit

Life After a Consumer Proposal: Fastest Way to Build Credit

Many Canadians struggle with their finances, forcing them to seek out options to help them alleviate their debt. A well-known debt solution option is bankruptcy, which can offer consumers protection from creditors who may seek to launch lawsuits in an effort to recoup… Read More


What Happens When You Can’t Afford Your Consumer Proposal?

What Happens When You Can’t Afford Your Consumer Proposal?

If you’ve been having a tough time handling all of your debt payments, you may have already sought out a way to alleviate your debt. One popular program that Canadians opt for when it comes to helping them manage their mounting debt is a consumer… Read More


Bankruptcy 101: Winnings, Gifts, and Inheritance

Bankruptcy 101: Winnings, Gifts, and Inheritance

Bankruptcy is one of the preferred methods for getting out of debt or financially related problems. But, of course, there are some catches. As you are probably aware, a bankruptcy will often cost you almost everything that you own, barring a couple of exceptions, depending… Read More


Is Bankruptcy The Right Option For Tax Debt?

Is Bankruptcy The Right Option For Tax Debt?

Bankruptcy is a very drastic solution to the problems of your debts, but one that is necessary for many people. When you cannot deal with your debts on your own anymore, it can be a good idea to seek out some help. While there are… Read More


How is Secured Debt Treated During Bankruptcy?

How is Secured Debt Treated During Bankruptcy?

Not all debts are created equal. Some debt is secured while others are unsecured. This matters when it comes to bankruptcy, as each will be treated in their own unique way under the Bankruptcy Insolvency Act (BIA). Bankruptcy provides consumers who are… Read More


Is Bankruptcy The Answer to Student Loan Debt

Is Bankruptcy The Answer to Student Loan Debt

Student debt is becoming an increasingly concerning issue in Canada. With tuition fees skyrocketing over the past few years, students have had to take out larger debt loads in order to pay for their education. The problem is, it can take years, even decades to pay off all… Read More


What Happens to My Debt if I File a Consumer Proposal?

What Happens to My Debt if I File a Consumer Proposal?

Some people can handle their debts on their own. However, others struggle to stay afloat. Whether their debts are too high, their income is too low, or a variety of other factors, some people need assistance when it comes to tackling their debts. While budgeting… Read More


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