We hear this question all the time; what is a consumer proposal, and how will it affect me? A consumer proposal is a formal arrangement filed by a licensed insolvency trustee (LIT) under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA). It is a viable alternative to bankruptcy if your debts do not exceed $250,000 (not including … Continue reading What is a Consumer Proposal?
To put it simply – If you are facing an overwhelming amount of debt that you are unable to repay, filing a consumer proposal might be a good option for you to consider. You should, however, review all options available and compare the pros and the cons of each. It can be tricky to get … Continue reading Who Should File a Consumer Proposal?
Your Survival plan – When your payments exceed your income. Let’s not beat around the bush, these are scary and stressful times. Remaining physically healthy is the priority — and thankfully, most of us seem to be achieving that. However, very few of us can say our current or future financial situation is a healthy … Continue reading Break glass in case of emergency
Struggling with debt is stressful, but you don’t have to deal with it alone. Understanding the options available to you when you decide to resolve your debt and get your finances back on track is the first step. It’s essential to have an advocate look out for your interests—not those of your creditors—in order … Continue reading 4 Pillars Debt Relief Specialist – Know Your Options
Remember the surge of excitement that came with getting your first credit card? It felt like a rite of passage; that somehow you were finally an adult. Over the years the thrill of getting your credit card statement has decreased. In fact, for a great many Canadians, just the thought of their credit card bill … Continue reading Credit Card Debt in Canada: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly