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posted on 8:08 AM, May 26, 2014
By Christi Posner Even if you have tons of debt in collections, there is help available without paying high interest rates for a bad credit loan.  Canadian credit and debt counsellors can show you how to fix your bad credit and get out of...

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posted on 10:10 AM, August 25, 2014
A range of credit card insurance options -- ranging from credit card loss insurance to credit card balance protection insurance -- are available to credit card holders, but having an understanding of these types of insurance is essential...
posted on 12:12 AM, August 11, 2014
By Christi Posner When people begin to experience financial difficulty, they often look at debt consolidation loans as a way to solve their debt problems. They do this in an effort to lower their interest rates and combine all of their payments...
posted on 12:12 AM, July 29, 2014
A while ago we shared some common money mistakes people make that keep them broke; however, a lot of you asked for more money tips, and we're more than happy to oblige. From making purchases during times of transition to making interest...
posted on 10:10 AM, July 16, 2014
By Christi Posner As both a Credit Counsellor and a personal budgeter, hear me when I say that this free budget calculator spreadsheet will teach you not only how to budget, but also how to get out of debt. If you’re ready to take control of your...
posted on 10:10 AM, June 23, 2014
By Clare Smith You know you’re being sued for a debt when you receive a Notice of Claim. A Notice of Claim, sometimes called a Demand Letter, Claim or Statement of Claim, usually arrives via a knock on your door, or by registered mail where you...
posted on 9:09 AM, June 09, 2014
By Christi Posner A free financial assessment from the Credit Counselling Society may be just what you need to become debt-free once and for all. Our certified Credit Counsellors will speak with you about your current financial situation, and...
posted on 8:08 AM, May 26, 2014
By Christi Posner Even if you have tons of debt in collections, there is help available without paying high interest rates for a bad credit loan.  Canadian credit and debt counsellors can show you how to fix your bad credit and get out of...
posted on 8:08 AM, May 14, 2014
By Julie Jaggernath You might have seen or played a recent social media game known as #ThrowbackThursday (#TBT). It has become the nostalgic web trend of the year, letting you post pictures from “a while” ago so that you...