Blog Posts

If my ex-spouse files bankruptcy, will it affect our joint mortgage?

If you file for bankruptcy your ex-spouse may be affected if you have a joint mortgage. Your bankruptcy will remove you from your responsibility to pay that debt, however, it does not:  

April 30, 2017

Bankruptcy, Asset Concerns, Debt and Relationships

Financial Recovery After Divorce

One of the leading causes of divorce in Canada is financial mismanagement. And one of the leading causes of bankruptcy is divorce.

May 13, 2016

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy, Money Management, Debt and Relationships

4 Financial Lifestyle Changes To Make Before A Baby

When it comes to having a baby, people tend to talk most about how you won’t be able to sleep for the first few months and how your social life will suffer. The financial impact of having a baby is less talked about yet needs serious consideration.

October 16, 2014

Money Management, Debt and Relationships

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

Personal Debt In Canada Is Not The Same As In The USA

Personal debt issues are a common concern touching people everywhere.

June 10, 2014

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy, Debt and Relationships, Government Debt