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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.

Plan for Christmas and Beyond

Tis the season isn’t it? My husband and I have moved to Ontario from British Columbia and I feel as though the Christmas spirit has come a little early (likely because so has the cold weather)…

How to Rebuild Credit in Canada

Your credit score is your ticket to qualifying for a loan, securing a credit card or locking in a good interest rate on a mortgage. While your credit score is just a number…

What You Need to Know Before You Shop on Black Friday

Are you searching online for Black Friday deals? Or checking out Black Friday sale items in your local flyers? Whether you’re shopping in Canada or heading south across the border to shop…

Best Location for a Debt Consolidation Loan in Ontario

Searching for best location for a debt consolidation loan in Ontario? Here is a quick guide ranking options and highlighting major pros and cons...

How To Pay Off Credit Cards as Quickly as Possible

Looking to pay off credit cards on your own and get out of debt? Here’s a quick, down and dirty run through of two credit card payoff strategies to help pay off debt as quickly as possible…

Great Insight Into How To Pay Off Debt

I consistently get asked 'How do I pay off debt?' It’s a great question, but I think before we look at strategies, we should consider some things first…

Seniors & Debt: A Growing Problem That We Can Help Fix

You are a senior or about to be? You are getting ready to head down the golden path of retirement? Nothing ahead of you, but relaxation, grandkids, and debt. Yes, debt...

7 Ways to Protect Yourself from Rising Interest Rates

Today the Bank of Canada raised the interest rate that all banks base their Prime rate on, and if this continues, what can you do to protect yourself from rising interest rates? Here are 7 ways...

The Dangers of Different Types of Consolidation Loans

While consolidation loans can be a wonderful thing, there are times when they can actually hurt your financial situation and keep you from getting ahead.