Posts tagged debt help
When Small Business Owners Run Into Financial Trouble, What They Need is Help

We believe that entrepreneurs should be encouraged and supported, particularly when they run into financial difficulty.

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What happens to a business when a shareholder goes bankrupt?

A shareholder’s personal bankruptcy or consumer proposal always creates questions and sometimes concerns for anyone who has an interest in the business. Here are a few answers.

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Buying vs. Leasing a New Vehicle – Part Two – The Risks and Benefits of Leasing

Remember, leasing is like renting so there are usage limits. This isn’t actually your vehicle.

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Buying vs. Leasing a New Vehicle – Part One – 3 Important Points to Remember

Figuring out how to pay for this expensive infrastructure is something most of us have to consider.

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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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My Bank Account Is Always In Overdraft

The interest charged by banks to those carrying an overdraft can range as high as 20% so it can be a very expensive form of credit. If you find that you are carrying an overdraft balance and running out of money between pay periods this can be an early warning sign of future financial difficulties.

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Caught in the Pay Day Loan Cycle?

The problem with this type of borrowing is that it is very expensive and can often leave the borrower, who is already in a tight financial position, unable to repay the loan.  So they end up re-borrowing or getting a “roll-over” loan by paying off the current loan and immediately getting another one from the payday lender.

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Will My Separation Agreement Protect Me If My Ex Goes Bankrupt?

When a relationship ends it is not uncommon to have a formal separation agreement drawn up by a lawyer to spell out the responsibilities of each party.  Even though both parties may have agreed to assume responsibility for certain debts, it does not absolve the parties should one of them default on credit that was granted jointly such as joint credit cards or lines of credit.  

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