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Your biggest financial asset is your ability to earn an income

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  For many of us, we wake up every day and take our ability to earn an income for granted. We go to the office or the work site, put in a days work and come home.  For those with a disability preventing them from performing their previous occupation, life can become pretty hard financially very quickly Imagine for a …

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Household debt in Canada, brace for reckoning

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Household debt in Canada has reached a ballooning 2.16 Trillion dollars.  That is Trillion spelled with a “T”. Where is all of this debt coming from? Well, its not just your traditional mortgage debt – it is credit card debt, consumer credit debt, vehicle loans, and home equity lines of credit (HELOC’s). The potentially damaging factor in rising home equity …

Why it is so important to get out of debt NOW

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The bank of Canada gave Canadians in debt a “gift” this past week.  They gave Canadians the luxury of time. But just how much time do we have? It is no secret that the Canadian economy has been propped up for many years by extremely low interest rates. Canadian consumers have been buying new homes, vacation property, vehicles, and borrowing …