Blog Posts

Can I go bankrupt if my debts are from gambling?

Consumers get into financial trouble for a variety of reasons, none of which will exclude them from filing a bankruptcy and subsequently obtaining a discharge.

September 5, 2020

Bankruptcy, Money Management

How to Approach Debt When Planning Your Retirement

For many people, retiring involves getting accustomed to living on a reduced income. And, for those who carry debt into their retirement years, this decrease in revenue can be an issue. Here’s how to tackle debt once you’ve stopped working.

August 2, 2020

Bankruptcy, Money Management

Emergency Fund: What is it and how can I plan for it?

At some point in your lifetime, you may have to deal with a financial emergency resulting from an unexpected expense or a drop in income. Illness, injury, a layoff, home and car repairs, or vet bills can strike at any time.

July 21, 2020

Money Management

Financial Literacy

As we learned this week, the curriculum for elementary schools is changing next year to include financial literacy. I believe this is something that should have been in the curriculum for years and am very happy that students will now be learning financial literacy. 

June 27, 2020

Money Management

Pay off debts or save?

A question that I get asked frequently by people in my office is "should I pay off my debts or save?” 

April 22, 2020

Money Management

Your Finances During COVID-19

The past several weeks have been a very tough time for people and businesses all around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the health system, the economy and every consumer’s finances by storm.

April 16, 2020

Money Management

COVID-19: How are Canadians Being Helped

The world is in the middle of a very stressful financial time. Whether you were struggling with debt before the COVID-19 pandemic, or if you are struggling because of it, we want to help you take control of your finances. 

March 31, 2020

Money Management