Blog Posts

Our new Woodstock location opens on November 1, 2012!

Effective November 1, 2012, Welker & Associates will be opening a new location in Woodstock, ON.

October 22, 2012

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy

Did your debt problems overshadow Thanksgiving? Be thankful for this.

One thing that all Canadians in debt should be thankful for is the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. We are fortunate in Canada to have legislation that allows an honest but unfortunate debtor to get a fresh start.

October 11, 2012

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy

Opening October 1, 2012 - Our new St. Thomas office!

Effective October 1, 2012 Welker & Associates will be opening a new location in St. Thomas, ON.

September 27, 2012

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy

The Welker & Associates team is growing!

Welker & Associates is pleased to announce that we have added another bankruptcy trustee to our team.

September 24, 2012

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy

How do I recover from my divorce debt?

JULIE ASKED: I have bad credit due to a divorce from 7 years ago. I would like to know what my options are. I would prefer not to claim personal bankruptcy. Can this be done?

May 3, 2012

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy, Debt and Relationships, Rebuilding Credit

Not All Tax Shelters Are Safe When Filing Personal Bankruptcy

A lot of people we meet who have tax sheltered investments are concerned about how these investments will be affected if they file personal bankruptcy.

April 30, 2012

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy, Asset Concerns

Can I redo my mortgage if I file for personal bankruptcy?

GREG ASKED: If I file a claim for bankruptcy, will I be able to redo my mortgage next year?

February 28, 2012

Bankruptcy, Asset Concerns

Personal Bankruptcies Have Dropped 20%; Consumer Proposals On The Rise In Canada

According to the Canadian Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy, personal bankruptcies decreased 19.1% across Canada in 2011.

January 23, 2012

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy

Advantages To Filing For Personal Bankruptcy Before The New Year

There are some clear advantages to filing before the end of the year

December 8, 2011

Bankruptcy, Government Debt