Category Archives: Debt Management

I believe that one of the reasons that Til Debt Do U$ Part has had such a big following is that it made the people watching the show look at how they were dealing with their money. If those people on TV could be in such huge denial, could watchers… Read more

As soon as you start talking about debt there are people who want to make a distinction between “good” and “bad” debt. It’s as if they feel the need to justify the debt they’ve taken on by labeling it “good.” Hey, it’s true that if you take on debt to… Read more

“Not until the pain of the same is greater than the pain of the change will you embrace change.” – Dave Ramsey Most people who are in financial trouble are aware of it but often, we live for a long time in denial about how bad things actually are. Like… Read more

If you’re one of the people who is watching as jobs in your industry evaporate, no doubt you’re beginning to twitch. Job loss comes with two big stressors. First, there is the financial stuff that you need to figure out. Second, there is the emotional misery that you must wade… Read more

“Financial success, as well as most success in life, is not about perfection, it’s about direction.” In my last post, I talked about the importance of assessing your financial fitness so that you know how vulnerable you might be in the event of an unexpected expense or a drop in… Read more

When it comes to finance, the reason many of us get into trouble is because we overlook or ignore the warning signs that something isn’t quite right. In the same way that we often ignore the implications of our clothes getting a little more snug, until the day we can’t… Read more

“The only important thing in a book is the meaning that it has for you.” – W. Somerset Maugham For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved reading. My mum is an avid reader and so I grew up in a home that had overflowing bookcases in almost every… Read more

How much debt one carries can seem monstrous to some and minute to others – it’s all relative to where you are today and what your goals are tomorrow. Whether your debt is manageable on your own or you need assistance in reducing your debt will depend upon your situation…. Read more

If you are talking to a car dealer or financial institution about how to finance your next car purchase, here is a handy infographic that can help ensure you understand the key differences between these two financing alternatives and ask all the right questions. More detail information can be found… Read more

The phrase “bank of mom and dad” is used as witty humour to highlight the fact that our younger generations are beginning to lean on their parents for support when it comes to paying for costly investments such as schooling, a car or even a house.  It’s not uncommon for parents… Read more