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  • By the numbers: How to reduce your debt when you can’t repay
    There are three main options: here's how they work.
    Sep 7, 2019
  • Ipsos poll finds half of Canadians don’t trust professional help with debt — experts say there’s a reason
    Many debt-help companies are loosely regulated.
    Aug 10, 2019
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  • 5 signs you need help with your debt
    These are usually the points of no return, according to experts.
    Feb 21, 2019
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  • Bankruptcy scores: Why lenders may turn you down despite a good credit score
    Lenders have been using bankruptcy scores for years, but few borrowers know about them.
    May 4, 2018
  • Some Canadians would sell an organ to get rid of debt, survey shows
    Debtors are more willing to give up restaurants, vacations and the right to vote than to seek professional help over debt woes, the same poll shows.
    Mar 13, 2018
  • Here’s what happens to $1K in credit card debt when you make only minimum payments
    Even a "small" carryover balance will burn a hole through your pockets.
    Feb 16, 2018
  • 6 simple steps to get out of credit card debt
    Haunted by your credit card bills? You need a plan.
    Jan 24, 2018
  • Canadians have more debt than ever, but fewer are going bankrupt. Why?
    Debt levels are up, but delinquencies are down, according to TransUnion.
    Jun 8, 2017
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  • Over half of Canadians are $200 or less away from not being able to pay bills
    And many appear to have a shaky grasp of how interest rates affect debt payments.
    May 8, 2017