Going to college or university this fall? Attending post-secondary school can be a daunting experience when it comes to balancing expenses associated with school and living away from home. Add in a global pandemic and heading back to school can be even more stressful. The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
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Has debt got you down? If so, you’re not alone. Right now in Canada, the debt crisis is skyrocketing with Canadians owing nearly $2 trillion! Debt can cause a huge amount of stress that ultimately can affect one’s physical and mental health, relationships with family and friends, job performance and
by: Caroline Araujo Abbotts, Financial Literacy Program Coordinator, United Way of Bruce Grey It is a time of heightened concern and fear. I am nervous about walking down the street and a virus too small to see that may be anywhere. I am worried about the safety of my family’s
The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted us all but for those who were already struggling or have lost their job, these are very tough times indeed.In addition to our Utility Assistance Program which provides help for heating and electricity costs for low income households, there are other programs available as well.
Financial Fridays – Debt Strategies Keeping a good credit rating in this age of Virtual Finances is crucial. And there are many ways to keep credit buoyant without having to use it all the time. But what happens when adversity hits? Survival is necessary and sometimes we need to make
Every wonder about the difference between credit counselling agencies and debt settlement companies? We have some great information for you as part of our #FinancialFriday Series. Check it out below! Credit Counselling Agencies provide a range of services to help consumers who are having financial difficulties. Some focus on specifically
Bill Paying Priorities – Which bills do I pay first? To pay or not to pay – that is the question. Well, maybe it’s not quite as easy as that but we do have some recommendations regarding bill paying priorities. If you are feeling the pinch financially, we recommend