Gender Bias in Financial Preparedness

Posted in Personal Bankruptcy
Posted by J. Douglas Hoyes, CA, CPA, LIT, CIRP, CBV

What's the correlation between women and insolvency? A study found that women are less knowledgeable than men about financial products. High-risk categories of women struggle to not only become, but to maintain a moderate level of financial preparedness.

Student Debt and Bankruptcy Alarmingly A Women's Issue

Posted in In The News
Posted by Ted Michalos, BA, CPA - LIT

Every two years we issue a report that provides a detailed analysis of emerging trends in bankruptcy filings in Ontario.  We track debt loads by age, income level, marital status and gender.  We also compare types of debt, secured versus unsecured, credit cards, personal loans, income taxes and payday loans. From this information we get […]

Seniors and Debt - Bag Lady Fears

Posted in Debt Help
Posted by J. Douglas Hoyes, CA, CPA, LIT, CIRP, CBV

Aging and Debt. Dr. Lee Anne Davies, co-author of When Life Bites You in the Wallet, discusses the financial challenges faced by seniors and gives practical advice for over-coming "Bag Lady Fears".