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Debt Help Blog - Bankruptcy, Budgeting, Credit Counselling & More

Learn all sorts of great ways to manage your money better, solve your debt problems and use your credit more wisely. We also tackle a lot of credit myths and misconceptions. Do you have questions about money management, budgeting or credit? If you need advice or help with your debts email us your questions or chat with us online. We're happy to help.

How to Pay Debt Off With No Money

Are you wondering how to pay off debt with no money? Your family may not have money, you have low income or you’re living pay cheque to pay cheque, so paying debt off fast might seem...

Can I Keep My Car If I File for Bankruptcy?

We find a common question people ask is “Can I keep my car if I file for bankruptcy?” They want to know what happens to your vehicle if you declare bankruptcy. Will you lose your car…

What You Should Know Before Consolidating Your Debt

Debt consolidation doesn't come with a step-by-step manual to help you transition from being in debt to getting out of debt. Figuring out debt consolidation is one step in the right direction…

Best Way to Pay Off Debt: Snowball or Avalanche?

Paying debt off takes time & work. Motivation is a key ingredient. Snowball vs avalanche; choose the method that works best for you & get help if needed...

The Early Warning Signs of Financial Problems

It's always surprising how so many people seem to be doing fine with their finances and then within a fairly short amount of time they encounter serious financial difficulties…

Should You Downsize If You’re in Debt?

You’re juggling a hefty mortgage, car payments, and trying to pay off all your credit cards monthly. If you’re wading in debt, is it worthwhile to consider downsizing to a smaller, cheaper home?...

Getting Rid of Debt - Best Ways and If You Need Help

Credit cards, car loans, consolidation loans, and bills – does it feel like all you ever do is make payments? We’re happy to help you find the best way to get rid of your debt…

Paying Off Debt Tips - 3 Things to Avoid

If you're looking for tips on paying off debt, below are 3 often-overlooked spending tips that can save you money and help you get out of debt more quickly…

How to Read Your Credit Report

If you’re looking at a credit report for the first time it can be quite intimidating. Your credit report may be a single document but it holds a lot of power in your life…