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Bankruptcy vs. Consumer Proposal: What’s the difference?

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Reducing or getting out of debt altogether can be a difficult decision. Sometimes, it can feel like overcoming decision making inertia. Many people assume they must declare bankruptcy if their debt is too difficult to manage. However, bankruptcy is not your only option for relieving debt.  A consumer proposal may be the right solution for […]

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What Is the Role of a Licensed Insolvency Trustee in Bankruptcy?

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Filing for bankruptcy is a serious decision that can affect your financial future. Wiping out your approved debts and beginning again with a blank slate may be the key to starting over with your credit. Bankruptcy is not a decision you should make on your own. Licensed insolvency trustees are invaluable resources to help you […]

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What Happens When You File Bankruptcy on Your Business

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Running your own business can be one of the most rewarding and self-actualizing decisions you can make, but it comes with many responsibilities. And with these responsibilities come expenses, and with expenses often comes debt. For new Alberta business owners, the future looked bright as there was a 27.9% drop in business bankruptcies in 2021 […]

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Bankruptcy Misconceptions You Need to Know About During a Pandemic

Alberta’s financial future is changing. While many people in our province found themselves out of a job once the pandemic hit, the Canadian government responded with a flood of different benefit programs designed to help lower-income workers keep their heads above water.  Insolvencies decreased across the country during the pandemic partly due to government financial […]

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