Basically, I thought life was about the four “P’s”.
* If I knew the right Person I would be important too.
* If I had the Position in the company, everything would be great.
* If the right Possessions, such as owning the next new, shiny IPhone, all would be well.
* If I lived in the right Place, the best neighborhood, or city, then people would really know I had made it!
Well, I found out the hard way that all these things are false. They are a waste of money and lead down a path to irreversible debt. I was lost and didn’t know what to do. Then I became ill and could no longer work.
Grant Thornton and bankruptcy was my last thought. I didn’t want to let anyone down, but with their help, and especially with the counseling and direction of Kathleen Haase, I found the help I needed. Kathleen never judged me, was completely comfortable with my disability right from the start, which can be difficult as it impairs my speech, and helped show me how I had not let anyone down, not even myself.
Kathleen has helped me budget properly and found me new ways of saving money and planning for the future. I am very grateful to her and to Grant Thornton for all the professional help in addition to the kindness and hope they have given me.
Thank you very much.
— Helen C., Edmonton, AB
I had a great experience with Kathleen Haase. She was very helpful and friendly.
— Jackie, Edmonton, AB
They helped me get my finances in order and for that, I am very grateful. Not only are the staff at Grant Thornton extremely knowledgeable, but they are also kind, professional and non-judgemental. 5-star professionals in all of our dealings. Thank you to Linda and Deann especially. 🙂
— Melanie T, Calgary, AB
When I was at the realization that I just couldn’t keep all the payments juggled anymore, I reached out to Grant Thorton. My initial appointment with Kara Kolbenson was immediately a relief. She listened, laid out my options, and simply took the load from my shoulders without any judgement. From that appointment to signing the documents, communication was clear and timely. As I move into my bankruptcy period, I have the trust that I am in good hands and am supported. I do not hesitate to recommend this team.
— Cheryl, Calgary, AB
With a sigh of relief and release, my life is returning, being enjoyed not feared. I was the same as most, the credit debt I had was out of control. Thank you for showing me the way I needed to go. You cleared all my doubts. I wasn’t sure what I should do, so with that, I say Thank You for helping me through the difficult times that I had created.
— Marlene B., Edmonton, AB
Further to a business failure and creditors chasing us personally, we took advise from Grant Thornton and Wayne which resulted in us filing personal bankruptcy.
Heather Tilley and Wayne Weber you both made a very difficult situation tolerable with your empathy, understanding and guidance. We couldn’t have worked with a better team.
I mean this in the nicest possible way, I hope never to see you guys again unless it’s in the coffee shop to say hi!
Thank you so much
— Russell, Calgary, AB
Thank you for making things easy for us. It made our new beginning very positive but most of all we appreciate your compassion and kindness through a difficult time in our life.
Thank you for all the help. Kara you and someone behind scenes helped me so much. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. Words can not say how grateful I am for your great guidance.
— Amparo F., Calgary, AB
I want to say thank you for being so helpful right from the beginning to the end. Quick to respond with answers that I needed to help me make the best decision.
Nothing but outstanding results. Definitely recommend this company and their team.
— Erich B., West Vancouver, BC
I love my parents but when they finally shared with us their financial burdens and the heavy weight of stress it caused on them, we met with Kara Kolbenson at GT’s offices downtown. It was a life-changing experience for my parents when it culminated 2 weeks later into their bankruptcy declaration under GT’s Wayne Weber’s handling. We have hope for longer lives and better lives together for my parents now.
— Larry B.