Canadians not as confident about debt loads as Bank of Canada. October 24, 2018: Today, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz raised the benchmark interest rate a quarter-point to 1.75 per cent. In this announcement, Poloz was clear that this measure was taken to achieve a relatively consistent inflation target of between 2.5% and 3.5%. […]
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 […]
At some time in our lives, most of us will need to borrow money. Whether to pursue higher education, purchase a home or a car, or start a business, there are times where you simply won’t have enough cash flow to fund a purchase without taking on debt. When a loan helps you to […]
Debt can be overwhelming, especially as it seem like bankruptcy is the only answer once things get bad. But as this guide will show you, you actually have many more alternatives to debt repayment than you think.
Stop cashing out investments to solve debt! There are reasons why RSP’s, insurance policies, equity in the home, among other items are exempt from being liquidated in the event of an insolvency. In an effort to keep this blog post at a reasonable length, I won’t go into detail about our highly leveraged financial system. In […]