Our knowledgeable team of Licensed Insolvency Trustees provide information and expert advice to help you on your way to becoming debt free. Our blog includes podcasts, videos, articles, case studies and Industry Insights about consumer proposals and bankruptcy in Ontario as well as personal finance, credit rebuilding and other money management tips for anyone looking to get out of, or stay out of, debt.
Filing for bankruptcy is a legal process, and thus what you do before filing is subject to review. Read about specific actions to avoid entirely before declaring bankruptcy and helpful tips to follow before you file.
If you don’t make your payments on time your creditors will take action to collect. Will they sue? Can they take your assets? Learn about creditors rights and what options you have if creditors are calling.
There are both legal and practical requirements an individual must meet to be eligible to file a consumer proposal. If you are struggling with debt repayment, find out if you should explore a consumer proposal further.
The key to creating a sustainable budget is balance and flexibility. In this blog, learn about what defines a need and a want, and how to use the 50-30-20 rule to create a budget that will work for you.
What are your options if CRA says you were ineligible and must repay CERB, CRB or other pandemic related benefits? Can you file a bankruptcy or proposal if you can't afford to pay back CERB? Doug Hoyes explains.
Not being able to meet payments on time and accruing debt can be stressful and overwhelming, but it is possible to achieve a fresh financial start. Read our step-by-step guide on how debt relief programs work in Canada.
There are provincial regulations that collection agencies must abide by. This blog outlines these rules, ranging from how often and when an agency can call, what they can say and when they can threaten legal action.
The Emergency Loan for Canadians Abroad program has issued repayment requests to recipients to pay in full within 180 days. Here, we explore what to do if the allotted time passes and you have unpaid debts.
Want to learn about the role the pandemic played in altering household debts? Read along as Doug Hoyes explores the unprecedented debt and insolvency trends as a result of Canada’s lockdowns, and his future predications.