Canadians Debt

Canadians Still On Target For Record Year Of Personal Debt

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Canadians are still on target for a record year of personal debt despite ending 2013 by making a small dent in the money they owe, says cre...

How To Handle Post-Holiday Debt

CBC | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada Business

With post-holiday bills piling up even faster than food on Christmas dinner plates, experts say now is the time to hide those credit cards. The aver...

This Many Canadians Expect To Be In Debt Til DEATH

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.07.2013 | Canada Business

For some, freedom from debt is a very far-fetched concept. Fourteen per cent of Canadians said they don't think they will ever get rid of their de...

How Canadians Dug Themselves into Debt

Doug O. Jones | Posted 05.26.2013 | Canada Business
Doug O. Jones

One may truly feel for our Minister of Finance, as no one likes to talk and be ignored. Yet, this seems to be an experience Mr. Flaherty knows all too well, as the past year he has repeatedly warned Canadians about their increasing personal debt loads, only to have those warnings tuned out.

Have You Already Busted Your Holiday Budget?

Jeffrey Schwartz | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada Business
Jeffrey Schwartz

We have all been there. Two weeks before the winter holidays, three gifts left to buy and zero dollars left in the holiday budget. For many, this is the point where we either stop shopping or cross that thin financial line and set ourselves up for a nasty holiday debt hangover. So, what do you do when the holiday well has run dry and you still have a few gifts left on your shopping list?