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Debt help: Resources to get started

They say information is power, and when it comes to debt, that’s certainly true. If you are one of the many Canadians who struggle with debt, the more you know, the sooner you’ll be able to put debt behind you. Start your debt education here. But to learn more about the best solutions for you, nothing’s better than a consultation with a Grant Thornton debt professional. You’re not in this alone.

Credit Reports & Credit Scores

There’s more to your credit report than just your credit score. Learn about each section of a credit report and how it is affected by your debt. 


Debt Warning Signs

Recognize the signals that your debt may be getting out of control so you can make corrections as soon as possible.


Mortgage Debt

Your debts may leave you unable to pay your mortgage, and perhaps even miss some payments. Here’s what that could mean for you.


Secured Creditors

A secured creditor is a creditor to whom you have given one of your assets as collateral. These are the debt implications.


Credit Card Debt

Credit card debt is one of the most common ways people get into financial difficulty. Here’s how to manage your credit cards well.


Payday Loan Debt

Payday loans are short-term, high-fee loans meant to cover a cash shortfall until your next paycheque. Learn how to not get caught in the payday loan cycle.


Income Tax Debt

If you owe Canada Revenue Agency outstanding income tax, they have a surprising amount of power to get what’s owed to them.


Student Loan Debt

If you’re worried about your ability to repay your student loans, the Canada Student Loans Program has implemented changes that could affect you.


Seniors in Debt

It’s not uncommon for more retirement-age Canadians to carry increased levels of debt, which puts a strain on them and their adult children.


Farmers in Debt

There are unique treatments applicable to the agricultural sector under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and under other governing acts.


Debt Management

Some debt is a normal part of financial life. But if you struggle with paying debts off, these are some options for solving the problem.


Feeling overwhelmed? If you need help, please meet with a Grant Thornton debt professional.

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