Alberta Credit Counselling Agencies - Credit Counselling ...

Our Alberta credit counselling members provide free and confidential credit counselling services for anyone seeking debt counselling, information on how to consolidate debt, budgeting help or money management assistance. An appointment with a certified credit counsellor will equip you with the resources and tools necessary to successfully manage your finances.

A certified credit counsellor will be happy to:

Provide an assessment of your financial position

Explore pros and cons of debt...

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Credit Counselling in Alberta | Loans Canada

By Lisa Rennie in Credit

Taking out loans to pay for large expenses doesn't have to be a major financial burden, but a rise in debt can put consumers in serious financial predicaments. In Canada, household debt has been on the increase over the recent past, with total debt surpassing the $1.7 trillion mark.

In the province of Alberta, average consumer debt hovers around nearly $28,000, much more...

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Credit Counselling In Calgary & Edmonton | Grant Thornton


Credit counselling

Grant Thornton provides a free review of all your debt help options, including credit counselling in Calgary, Edmonton, and throughout Alberta.

What is credit counselling?

"Credit counselling" means something different to different people. It can provide a variety of information and assistance regarding debt issues and money management. It can be a way for someone to seek...

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Date: 2018-02-02 14:40:20

Filing Bankruptcy in Calgary | Grant Thornton


Alberta Licensed Insolvency Trustees -- debt help and bankruptcy

Grant Thornton Limited, former practice of Alger & Associates Inc. , provides Alberta bankruptcy and insolvency services and debt solutions including debt consolidation, credit counselling, consumer proposals and bankruptcy.

Early appointments, late appointments,...

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Consumer Proposal vs Debt Settlement - David Sklar ...

Consumer Proposal vs Debt Settlement

Consumer Proposal vs Debt Settlement: Differences

The differences between a consumer proposal and a 'debt settlement' are significant.

Knowing, and understanding the differences can save you thousands of dollars and months of unnecessary stress.

Consumer Proposals

Consumer proposals are�legally binding agreements�between debtors and their unsecured...

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“Government Approved” Credit Card Debt Consolidation ...


"Government Approved" Credit Card Debt Consolidation Programs in Canada

We've noticed that a number of debt relief and debt consolidation companies are advertising that they offer a "government approved" credit card debt consolidation program. We think it's important that you know what is misleading about this claim and what programs are available that have a connection to the government at...

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Take Charge of Your Debt - Office of Consumer Affairs

Glossary of Terms

The Office of Consumer Affairs would like to thank all of its collaborators for their valuable help in this project: The Association coopérative d'économie familiale de l'Outaouais staff, Dr. Ruth E. Berry (Manitoba Association of Home Economists), Rob Boulanger (Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada, Inc.), Jocelyne Lévesque (Université...

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Date: 2018-03-22 21:27:15

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Companies Have Already Found A Way Around Ontario's New ...

Settle your debts! Stop collection calls! Avoid bankruptcy!

Those are the types of lofty promises made by debt settlement companies that were supposed to be a thing of the past in Ontario as of July 1.

The province's Collection and Debt Settlement Services Act , which places strict limits on how much debt settlement companies can charge financially strapped consumers for their services, has...

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Date: 2018-03-22 17:07:44

Alberta Legal Information About Debt and Credit

Credit and Personal Reporting

1. What is a credit file?

Your credit file contains information that lenders can look at to help decide if they will extend credit to you. The information contained in it pertains to your employment history, income, marital status, debt payment history and assets. The reporting agency/credit agency is a private company that keeps files on individuals who apply for...

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debt consolidation loan - Credit Counselling Society

Proudly serving Alberta , British Columbia , Manitoba , Ontario , Saskatchewan , Yukon , Northwest Territories & Nunavut

Getting help from us is as easy as giving us a call or chatting with us online. We know that it can be hard to ask for help with your debts, so we do everything we can to answer your call quickly, provide you with the information you are looking for and book you a free credit...

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How to Get Credit Card Debt Relief in Canada | Programs ...

How to Get Credit Card Debt Relief

How to Get Credit Card Debt Relief in Canada

If you've been using your credit cards as a financial lifeline, it's now catching up with you and you want to know how to get credit card debt relief, here are Canadian options, plans, programs, solutions, and advice - in short, straight answers. When your credit card debt is so high that it doesn't feel like the...

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Alberta Credit Counselling In High Demand As Oilsands ...

Alberta Credit Counselling In High Demand As Oilsands Companies Shed Jobs

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press CP

CALGARY - The Racette family is on a cash-only diet for the next four years.

Dale Racette, a truck driver, and his wife, a school bus driver, are trying to dig themselves out of a $45,000 hole.

It wasn't any one thing. The day-to-day costs of raising two children just piled up over 14...

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