Christmas Spending - Maritime Trustee

Budgeting for the Christmas Holidays

Never mind Halloween, let’s skip that and head right to Christmas – we’ll beat the retailer advertising. If you don’t want to over-indulge (at least financially) at Christmas, now is the time to start planning and preparing. Christmas brings a lot of pressure to deliver. Sometimes it is competitive, sometimes self-imposed and sometimes it’s just … Continue reading “Budgeting for the Christmas Holidays”

Personal Bankruptcy & Consumer Proposal Statistics

June 2017 Bankruptcy & Consumer Proposal Statistics

On August 31, 2017, the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy released its most current statistics on personal bankruptcy and consumer proposal filings for Canadian debtors.  This article focuses on statistics for Personal Bankruptcy and Consumer Proposal filings in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Canada There were 60,459 personal bankruptcies and 62,718 consumer proposals filed in the 12-months … Continue reading “June 2017 Bankruptcy & Consumer Proposal Statistics”

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Are you Interest(ed)?

Are you Interest(ed)? I’m 53. My wife and I bought our first house in 1988. The interest rate on the first mortgage was 8% and we had a second mortgage at 12%. I do chuckle at current interest rates and particularly with all the reaction to a one-quarter percentage point increase in the Bank of Canada … Continue reading “Are you Interest(ed)?”

The Up-Sell

This is my rant on up-selling. It seems out of control. Almost every time I buy something, the cashier, order taker or customer service rep is trying to sell me something that I don’t need and didn’t ask for.  I appreciate good customer service but the up-sell is often hidden in “good customer service”. My … Continue reading “The Up-Sell”

Property for Sale - Colonial Inn, Saint John New Brunswick

Property for Sale – Colonial Inn, Saint John New Brunswick

COLONIAL INN SAINT JOHN INC. SALE-BY-TENDER Tender Bids Due: 1:00 pm, September 1, 2017 LAND, BUILDINGS, AND EQUIPMENT FORMERLY OPERATING AS A HOTEL & RESTAURANT 175 CITY ROAD, SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK For the detailed terms & conditions of sale contact Paul Moffett (506) 638-9131, pmoffett@maritimetrustee.ca