As I wrote previously, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) was established in 2001 by Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act to: “ensure that financial institutions, external complaints bodies and payment card network operators are supervised by an agency of the Government of Canada so as to contribute to the protection of consumers of … Continue reading The FCAC – a finger in the dam?
As a debt restructuring specialist, I spend all my days working with and for Canadian consumer debtors facing insolvency. When you approach insolvency, you are basically seeking to negotiate with your creditors to relieve or eliminate your debt, and our job is to help our clients understand this process and make the best decisions possible … Continue reading Debtors versus creditors—a level playing field?
WELCOMING A NEW VOICE: CANADIAN DEBTORS For about two decades now, I have worked with colleagues across the country to offer valuable services and support to Canadians facing crushing debt and insolvency. It has been a rewarding career journey as I know we have helped thousands move out of crisis and into financial stability. In … Continue reading WELCOMING A NEW VOICE: CANADIAN DEBTORS
Inflation squeezes those in debt even harder. September 5, 2018: Today, the Governor Stephen Poloz, released the Bank of Canada’s most recent decision on national interest rates. As expected, he indicated there would not be a rate increase at this time, even while inflation rates continue to hover at the outer edges of their comfort … Continue reading Inflation squeezes those in debt even harder
Debt Settlement: A Permanent Vacation from your Debt All summer long you’ve listened to friends tell you about their fabulous vacations. They’ve blogged about grand adventures, posted pictures of amazing escapades, and regaled you with humorous antidotes about that time they did that thing. And when they get around to asking about your summer, you … Continue reading Debt Settlement: A Permanent Vacation from your Debt