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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.

You Can Retire Comfortably - Tips and More

Retiring comfortably is as much about what you don’t do, as what you do. Small steps and wise choices, like driving a good used car, can save you millions...

Deal with Credit Card Debt - Advice from Last Year’s Self

Looking back at Christmas & holiday spending, can you plan, budget & save better to avoid credit card debt? Start now: it’s halfway to Christmas in July...

Stop Living Pay Cheque to Pay Cheque – Break the Cycle

Living pay cheque to pay cheque can feel stressful & hopeless. Break the cycle: think differently about money, track spending & temporarily pay with cash...

How to Communicate with Collection Agents

There are strict rules and regulations in most provinces that govern actions of collection agencies and their collectors. It’s in your best interest to understand these rules and know your rights…

There’s so Much to Lose if You Don’t File Your Taxes

Many people are afraid of owing tax debts & don’t file their returns. Report your income, be eligible for benefits & leave more money in your budget...

Five Reasons to Avoid Instant Payday Loans

Although payday loans are convenient way to get fast cash, it's also a quick way to get into financial difficulty if you aren't careful. If you're in a financial jam and in need of cash…

Better Debt Help Options than Bankruptcy in Canada

Explore better debt help options other than filing for bankruptcy in Canada with a Credit Counsellor. Best - a Debt Management Program...

How to Set Financial Goals in the New Year

Getting our finances in order is a common New Year's resolution, and one of the best things you can do to achieve this is to know how to set financial goals...

6 Personal Finance Tips to Help Achieve Future Freedom

Financial freedom is something many of us hope to achieve in the future, and developing good personal finance habits now can make a world of difference down the road...