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Canadian Debt Skyrockets – Are You Feeling the Pinch?

Canadian Debt Skyrockets – Are You Feeling the Pinch?

Recent news reports have indicated a troubling situation for Canadian consumer debt. For the first time ever, Canadians have more than $100 billion in credit card debt, according to TransUnion Canada. Forecasts also predict that the average Canadian’s non-mortgage debt may increase by $31,531 per person by…

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Laid Off Or Out-Of-Work Due to COVID-19? Financial Options for Staying Afloat

Laid Off Or Out-Of-Work Due to COVID-19? Financial Options for Staying Afloat

These past couple weeks have been enormously difficult for many Canadians due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and subsequent measures to “flatten the curve.” While these undertakings are aimed to keep the public safe and reduce infection risk, there’s been an unfortunate side effect…

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How Debt Affects Mental Health

How Debt Affects Mental Health

It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day – a day that creates awareness around mental health initiatives. This topic is so important, particularly when it comes to finances, as money problems and mental health are often interconnected. Debt frequently triggers stress, which can reduce resilience against mental health problems.…

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In a Financial Jam and Realizing Selling Your House Isn’t That Easy? Here Are Some Options

In a Financial Jam and Realizing Selling Your House Isn’t That Easy? Here Are Some Options

We write a lot about dealing with outstanding debt and finding more space in your budget – but what can you do if the problem isn’t your budget, but rather your expenses? It happens sometimes that the cost of living for a person or family may simply…

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2017 Tax Deadline is Approaching – Have a Plan for Dealing with Your Tax Debt

2017 Tax Deadline is Approaching – Have a Plan for Dealing with Your Tax Debt

We are officially into March now, and that means that the dreaded 2017 tax deadline is fast approaching. April 30th always seems to sneak up on us, and even if your tax filing is easy, that deadline always seems to arrive far sooner than planned. This is…

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Filed for Bankruptcy in Ontario… Now What?

Filed for Bankruptcy in Ontario… Now What?

It happens. Good people file for bankruptcy and consumer proposals all the time. When times get really tough, and money troubles have you stressed out and losing sleep at night, sometimes these two financial options are the only things that will help. If you’ve chosen to go…

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How to Use Your Home to Finance Your Debt – Home Equity Financing

How to Use Your Home to Finance Your Debt – Home Equity Financing

When you are struggling to make the minimum payments on your credit cards or personal loans, but own your own home, you are sitting on an unused debt solution that can save you both stress and money. Using your home to finance your debt is likely the…

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Smart Money Club: Borrowing to Pay off Your Tax Debt

Smart Money Club: Borrowing to Pay off Your Tax Debt

Owe money to CRA? Prudent Financial can help you borrow to pay off your tax debt. Don’t get stuck with collection action Call today: 1-888-852-7647.

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What Exactly is a “Bad Credit Loan” and Why do People Get Them?

What Exactly is a “Bad Credit Loan” and Why do People Get Them?

You may have heard the terms personal loan, line of credit, credit card and are familiar with these credit products, but as of late you may have also heard the term ‘bad credit loan’. What exactly is a bad credit loan and why do people get them?…

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Will Filing a Consumer Proposal in Ontario Destroy My Credit?

Will Filing a Consumer Proposal in Ontario Destroy My Credit?

Okay, you’ve found yourself in a bit of a financial pickle. Monthly bill payments are piling up and you can’t seem to pay each one, on time. Perhaps you are hoping that things will just work out, or maybe you’re realizing that you need a little extra…

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