Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has dispersed millions of dollars to Canadians under the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). But the CRA has now sent over 441,000 “educational” letters to Canadians who may have to pay
By Lisa Whalen, Insolvency Counsellor Buying Christmas gifts for your kids does not have to break the bank. Stay within your Christmas budget and make your money go further by considering the “types” of toys you buy for your children.
Your information is everywhere. So how do you protect yourself from financial fraud? One of the most common types of financial fraud is identity theft. This occurs when someone steals your personal identifying information to access your credit card or
Since the pandemic was declared hundreds of thousands of Canadians have lost their jobs and find themselves unable to make their basic monthly payments. Fortunately, our Canadian Government has stepped up and assisted financially. Banks have offered deferred payments and
It’s normal to be nervous or anxious during these uncertain times. After all, day to day life has changed drastically for many Canadians. Canada, along with each of the provinces, has increased the measures required to fight the COVID-19. Still,
Residents of New Brunswick, especially those in debt, should be made aware of recent changes to provincial legislation that changes the scope of the assets available for seizure by judgement creditors. The Enforcement of Money Judgements Act came into force
You know how the budget game is played. It’s income minus expenses in the quest for more money at month-end. Yet, despite your many attempts at following a budget, you sometimes feel like throwing in the towel. You pledge that