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.
On today's Debt Free in 30 show, a high school math teacher of 30 years explains why teaching financial literacy in high school is all about planting seeds.
I read with interest an article recently where a judge in Texas ruled that a debtor was required to turn over passwords to a Facebook and Twitter account as part of his business’ bankruptcy. The creditors viewed the accounts as an asset of the bankruptcy; the debtor viewed it as his personal social media accounts. […]
Collection agents and acquaintances are not always honest. On today's Debt Free in 30 episode, we talk with industry experts to hear their scary debt stories and how they handled each situation.
On this Halloween episode of Debt Free in 30 industry experts tell us scary stories about debt, bankruptcy and collection calls.
On this episode of Debt Free in 30, bankruptcy trustees Blair Mantin and Barton Goth discuss debt levels in British Columbia and Alberta compared to the rest of Canada, consumer delinquency rates and why home ownership is out of reach for many Canadians.
On this episode of Debt Free in 30 bankruptcy trustees, Blair Mantin and Barton Goth describe consumer debt levels and delinquency patterns in British Columbia and Alberta compared to the rest of Canada.
I have received a significant number of calls from existing clients asking for my opinion on a variety of credit repair loan companies that offer loans to “automatically build up your savings” and/or to “improve your credit score”. The number one concern posed by those asking about these types of credit repair or savings loans is […]
Today on Debt Free in 30, Nora Spinks from The Vanier Institute of the Family talks household debt & the importance of planning ahead.