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The New Debtor Prison

These tactics can leave a person feeling afraid to answer their own phone and for some it can cause undue stress and anxiety which can negatively affect their everyday life and ability to function at work.

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2017 Surplus Income Standards

When an individual files for personal bankruptcy the trustee will calculate whether or not he will be required to make surplus income payments based on his net household income.

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Budgeting 101 – Part 5 of 5

Catastrophic expenses are those expenses that you have no reasonable expectation of knowing that they are coming and they have a material and negative impact on your finances to the extent that you cannot recover from the impact and, in fact, may not even be able to deal with the expense in the first place.

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Budgeting 101 – Part 4 of 5

Lumpy expenses, as I call them, are expenses that we know (or should know) are coming down the track and will have to be incurred but only happen once in a lifetime or only once every couple, few, 5, 10 or 15 years (or so). Lumpy expenses can cause significant stress if you have not prepared for them. 

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Can I Go Bankrupt If My Debts Are The Result of Gambling?

For individuals who are problem gamblers we strongly recommend other counselling to help address the addiction.  Bankruptcy may provide short-term financial relief but cannot resolve the issue of gambling unless it is combined with other treatment.

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