Blog Posts

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

Is a spouse liable for my debt?

Your debts do not affect your spouse’s credit rating!

February 3, 2014

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy, Debt and Relationships, Rebuilding Credit

We were asked: How would divorce affect our consumer proposal?

When we meet with married couples, we always look at each spouse as an individual and the family as a whole. How would divorce affect a consumer proposal filed in Ontario?

June 12, 2013

Debt and Relationships, Consumer Proposals

Debt, Kids & Finances: What I Wish I Knew Before I Got Divorced

Why is marital breakdown a leading cause of personal bankruptcy (money problems)?

February 1, 2013

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy, Debt and Relationships