by Burnaby Now Newspaper

 
  Local newspaper shares story of how one man overcame financial ruin with help from the Credit Counselling Society.

A Burnaby, BC bus driver says a destructive relationship took him from being a "saver" to having more than $50,000 of consumer debt, but he crawled back from financial ruin with help from the Credit Counselling Society.

Wayne Mitchell, now 68, got involved with a woman he met through a dating service and claims she went on a spending spree that left him buried in debt.

Mitchell had always been good with his money, he says, but when he met this woman, who herself didn't have access to credit because she had gone bankrupt, the credit cards came out and the spending spree began. (Read more)