I have previously written about the element of privilege when it comes to FIRE, i.e. Financial Independence Retire Early.
Contacted by a collection agency? You have rights!
Until last week, very little financial relief was available to students
If you live in Canada, you've probably received lots of e-mails from your financial institution and other service providers letting you know they are "here for you" in these uncertain times. I certainly have. I found these messages to be anxiety-producing, to be honest. But, what does "here for you" actually mean? Perhaps, it's not …
Pandemic or no pandemic, we all have bills to pay....unfortunately. If, like many people, you are already feeling the pinch financially, let me give you some advice on which bills to pay first and any assistance that might be available to you. Since I live in British Columbia, I will provide information about the provincial …
A year ago, I finally became consumer-debt free, after being a slave to my monthly payments for close to 8 years. I am happy to report that I have not incurred any new debt in the last 12 months. Although I am aware it may change in the future, for the time being, I …
June 23rd, 2018 marked the day I officially became consumer-debt free.
In my previous post, I shared how F.I.R.E. has an element of privilege to it.
Yesterday, I made a lump-sum payment of a little over $ 8 000, effectively putting my consolidation loan to its final resting place.
There is an option to bankruptcy many people have never heard of: consumer proposal.