Blog Posts

Can a debt collector try to collect on a debt that was discharged in bankruptcy?

No. If you have filed for bankruptcy, a debt collector cannot try to collect debts included in the bankruptcy.

April 23, 2015

Bankruptcy, Collection Agencies

How can I find out what it says on my credit check?

NANCY ASKED: When the bank says we have to do a credit check, is there any way I can find out what this says prior to the bank?

December 23, 2014

Collection Agencies

Credit Card Companies Love Students

I remember the first time I used my credit card to order pizza. All I had to do was give the guy my credit card number and magically pizza showed up at my house. As a student, I didn’t really have to apply for the credit card.

October 22, 2014

Money Management, Collection Agencies

Dealing With Your Debt Doesn't Have To Be Scary

Are debt issues scaring you most this Halloween?

October 14, 2014

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy, Collection Agencies

Stop Paying Your Creditors

People are always surprised when I tell them to stop paying their creditors.

August 3, 2014

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy, Collection Agencies

What happens when negotiating a consumer proposal?

When you meet with us, we will help you decide if this is the best option for you. The next step is negotiating the consumer proposal.  When negotiating a consumer proposal, here are a few things you can expect: 

July 31, 2014

Consumer Proposals, Collection Agencies

My relationship break-up has put me into debt - what can I do?

BONNIE ASKED: I am getting out of an abusive relationship. I don't have money to pay any of the collection notices I have gotten. What should I do? 

June 23, 2014

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy, Debt and Relationships, Collection Agencies, Wage Garnishment

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