I'm a strong believer in financial education, and that’s why I am pleased to announce that I'll be a panelist at the Investor’s Guide To Thriving: How to Navigate in a High-Debt, Low Growth, Bubble-Prone World event in Toronto on November 29th. This educational event is presented by Larry Berman, a Co-Founder of ETF Capital Management, and […]
On this episode of Debt Free in 30, Senior Analyst at the Office of the Privacy Co missioner of Canada, Vance Lockton, explains Canadian privacy law & gives advice for protecting your information.
Announcer: This is Debt Free in 30, where every week we take 30 minutes and talk to industry experts about debt, money and personal finance. Here's your host, Doug Hoyes. Doug H: We've got a great show for you today with a guest who has a lot to say about the world of debt and finance […]
It makes sense why if you carry a balance on your credit cards you must give up your credit cards when you file bankruptcy or a consumer proposal. The debts are included in the bankruptcy, so the credit cards are also cancelled. But what happens if you have a credit card that has no balance owing? Are […]
Financial Wellness Coach, Steve Stewart talks about why all debt is bad and the importance of paying attention.
Financial Wellness Coach, Steve Stewart joins us on Debt Free in 30 to talk about bad debt and the importance of paying attention.
In a landmark ruling released on Friday, November 13, 2015 the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that debts owed to the 407 ETR Highway in Canada are dischargeable in bankruptcy. In their decision regarding 407 ETR Concession Company Limited the Supreme Court decided that federal bankruptcy law is paramount to provincial legislation, and therefore 407 ETR […]
Thirty years ago no-one had a cellphone. Today, almost everyone in Canada over the age of 10 has a smartphone for on the go and cable and internet service at home. So do you lose those services if you file a consumer proposal or bankruptcy? The truth is the answer doesn’t boil down to technical […]
Ontario increases protection for cars, furniture and houses effective December 1, 2015 NOTE: As these laws are new and have not been tested in court, we are giving our best guess as to how the courts will interpret these new laws. We are providing information that is general in nature, and it may not be […]
We kick off Financial Literacy Month on Debt Free in 30 by talking to a math teacher who explains why teaching financial literacy is like planting seeds.