Dealing with Debt
A look at various debt issues including debt repayment, bankruptcy, counseling, and tips to avoid debt altogether.
Identifying the Debt Warning Signs
Do you feel like you're in over your head when it comes to your personal debt? Are unpaid credit card statements piling up at home? ...more
What is a Credit Card Balance Transfer and Is It Worth It?
Are you struggling with credit card debt? A balance transfer might be the answer to your personal debt woes. If you’re paying credit card interest ...more
Debt Repayment Methods: Stacking Vs. Snowball
Debt can be overwhelming. If unpaid bills are piling up and creditors are hounding you by phone, chances are you have a debt problem. If ...more
How Do I Pay Off a Large Outstanding Balance on My Credit Card?
Are you carrying a large balance on your credit card and you're concerned you'll never be able to pay it off? You're not alone. The ...more
How to Contact Your Creditors and Make Special Arrangements
If you're running into problems with debt, contacting your creditors is a good first step. By taking the initiative, you can help avoid the unpleasantness ...more
How to Make a Family Budget
How can you tell if you’re on your way to meeting your financial goals if you don’t have a family budget? Lacking a budget is ...more
Dealing with Mortgage Payment Difficulties
If you’re a homeowner, one of your worst nightmares is probably not being able to pay your mortgage. This shouldn’t come as any surprise – ...more
What is Debt Consolidation and How Can It Help You?
If you’re up to your eyeballs in debt, debt consolidation may be the lifeline you’ve been looking for. Debt consolidation can help keep your head ...more
Understanding the Differences Between a Consumer Proposal and Bankruptcy
Canadian households are more in debt than ever before. With the household debt-to-income ratio reaching 164.0 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2013, it ...more