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April 2017 Bankruptcy & Consumer Proposal Statistics

On June 29, 2017, the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy released its most current statistics on personal bankruptcy and consumer proposal filings for Canadian debtors. Canada There were 61,334 personal bankruptcies and 62,681 consumer proposals filed in the 12-months ended April 30. Bankruptcies were down 3.7% and consumer proposal filings were up 5.1% as … Continue reading “April 2017 Bankruptcy & Consumer Proposal Statistics”

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March 2017 Bankruptcy & Consumer Proposal Statistics

March 2017 Bankruptcy & Consumer Proposal Statistics On May 31, 2017, the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy released its most current statistics on personal bankruptcy and consumer proposal filings for Canadian debtors. Canada – there were 62,333 personal bankruptcies and 63,153 consumer proposals filed in the 12-months ended March 31. Bankruptcies were down 2.0% … Continue reading “March 2017 Bankruptcy & Consumer Proposal Statistics”

The New Debtor Prison

The New Debtor Prison Even though Debtor Prison was abolished in Canada in the mid 1800’s, some consumers still fear they will be sent to jail if they can’t pay their debts. However we have found that a new form of debtor prison exists and this is due to excessive phone calls, emails, text messages … Continue reading “The New Debtor Prison”

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February 2017 Bankruptcy & Consumer Proposal Statistics

February 2017 Bankruptcy & Consumer Proposal Statistics On April 30, 2017, the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy released its most current statistics on personal bankruptcy and consumer proposal filings for Canadian debtors. Canada – there were 62,502 personal bankruptcies and 62,829 consumer proposals filed in the 12-months ended February 31, 2017 for average total … Continue reading “February 2017 Bankruptcy & Consumer Proposal Statistics”

7 Ways to Get More From Your Income Tax Refund

7 Ways to Get More From Your Income Tax Refund The deadline for filing your 2016 personal income tax return passed on May 1 and hopefully you are one of the people who is fortunate enough to be getting a refund. While it may be tempting to spend your refund at the mall or splurge on some … Continue reading “7 Ways to Get More From Your Income Tax Refund”