Separating Debt Fact from Debt Fiction There’s a lot of information flying around the internet. It can be a little overwhelming when you need to distinguish fact from fiction. FACT, no matter how many times you share that notice on your Facebook page, Mark Zuckerberg is NOT sending you a million dollars. Sorry. Neither is … Continue reading Separating Debt Fact from Debt Fiction
Why Avoid Bankruptcy ?? It may seem like nobody should need a reason to avoid bankruptcy, but compared to constant calls from creditors or the humiliation of having a perpetually empty wallet, bankruptcy can start to look less intimidating. If you are thinking about declaring bankruptcy, give yourself enough time to make sure that you … Continue reading Why Avoid Bankruptcy ??
WHAT IS DEBT RESTRUCTURING? Your credit-card debt has piled up, the cards are maxed out, perhaps you’ve borrowed money to pay off bills, maybe you’ve gone to the limit on a line of credit and your household debt is completely out of control. You’ve decided it’s time to stop the spiral of debt consuming most … Continue reading What is Debt Restructuring in Ontario?
Must your credit rating be protected at ALL costs? We live in a society of credit. Don’t agree, try renting a car, checking into a hotel or making an on-line purchase without a credit card. Banks almost force us to use credit because they know a large percent of people will not pay the account in … Continue reading How does a Consumer Proposal or Bankruptcy affect Your credit?
When faced with bankruptcy, a family in Ontario wanted to know their options. Here are the 6 steps we recommended, reducing their debt from $57K down to $15K. The bankruptcy situation The financial hardship began when Sara (name changed for privacy) became sick and took a leave of absence from her work. She was away from work for 6 … Continue reading 6 Steps a Family in Ontario Took to Avoid Filing Bankruptcy