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Handling the Debt of a Loved One Before or After They’ve Passed

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Losing a loved one is always difficult, and it can be even harder when you have to handle their finances. If you are their power of attorney (POA) while they are still alive, you could be responsible for managing various debts such as utility bills, subscriptions, taxes (personal and property), credit cards, loans, and mortgages. As the […]

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How To Deal With Overwhelming Credit Card Debt

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Credit cards help cover costs in advance—they do not provide free money. They are a loan that requires repayment within the credit agency timelines, which many people can struggle with.   If you are struggling to pull yourself out of credit card debt, there are strategies you can use to take control of your situation, including […]

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Wage Garnishment In Alberta: Facts & FAQs for Employees & Employers

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Wage garnishment in Alberta is slightly different from other provinces. In this article, we’ll review some frequently asked questions and facts around wage garnishment, including: The factors leading to wage garnishment vary from person to person, from unpaid credit card debt to outstanding personal loans or mortgage balances.  We may only be able to answer […]

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What is a Licensed Insolvency Trustee?

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While some people know Licensed Insolvency Trustees (LIT) by their previous title, Trustee in Bankruptcy, LITs are dedicated professionals specializing in consumer and commercial insolvency in Canada. LITs are federally regulated professionals you can trust to provide advice, services, and solutions for your personal or business debt problems. With the help of experts, you can […]

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