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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 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.

What to Do If You’re Saying “I Need Help Immediately”

When life presents us with challenges, we think “We can handle it.” And sometimes we wonder, “Maybe I need help immediately.” This is no different for our personal finances…

How to Make a Personal Expense Tracker Work for You

Tips and suggestions to help you find a personal expense tracker that will work best for you.

How to Get Out of Debt? How You Drive Might Matter

If you're looking for more money to help you get out of debt and you often drive aggressively, you may not have to look any further than your own driving to find some extra money to help…

Great Ways to Conserve Electricity and Save Money

Shuddering at the sight of your latest electric bill? As the weather continues to fluctuate throughout the seasons, costs can soar during the hot summer months and the chillier winter…