5 Ways Debt Affects Your Health

5 Ways Debt Affects Your Health

When we think about the ways that our debt affects our lives, we often turn to the physical things. We think of the things we can’t buy, the experiences we can’t partake in, the opportunities our children may miss out on, or the things that we cherish that we could...
Divorce Debt Put Me Over the Top

Divorce Debt Put Me Over the Top

Divorce and Debt Putting an end to a marriage is an unfortunate situation that happens to many Albertans. Financial hardships, layoffs and job losses often serve as “the straw that breaks the camel’s back”, and in the aftermath, the existing debt that is shared...
Getting Debt Under Control Saved Rick’s Marriage

Getting Debt Under Control Saved Rick’s Marriage

Debt can place an immense strain on a marriage. It can create a sense of disappointment, hurt feelings, secrecy, and anxiety about stability, security, and priorities. This sense of disappointment can snowball into feelings of anger, resentment and create a loss of...
Budgeting Tips for the Holidays

Budgeting Tips for the Holidays

Ahh… the holidays! It is the time of year where we enjoy a slower pace, more time with our loved ones, and celebrations of food, drink and merriment. Often, instead of relaxing and unwinding from the year and preparing for the new one ahead, this time can be very...
The Debt Questions You’re Afraid to Ask

The Debt Questions You’re Afraid to Ask

Do you avoid checking your bank account or credit card statements? Do you conceal what you spend from your spouse or loved ones? Do you find it difficult to relax or sleep at night, as your financial burdens keep you tossing and turning? You’re not alone. 1 in 6...