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Testimonials

Working with Grant Thornton is…well, our clients say it best.

Grant Thornton solved some big problems I’ve had for over a decade. My consumer proposal was complicated by back taxes and a LONG wait for Notices of Assessment from CRA before the submission to creditors could be made. Soon after the proposal submission, it was accepted! Rob was so patient, honest, kind and professional. He is clearly one of the best in the city. He had a depth of knowledge simply unmatched by other insolvency trustees in other firms. Feeling judged, I walked away from another firm before wisely choosing Grant Thornton. Being treated so respectfully and well at Grant Thornton allowed me peace of mind during a time when it was absolutely needed. I can not express the degree of appreciation I have for this service. Thank you! You’ve improved my life significantly.

— Brian, Halifax, NS

Having put it off for far too long, I finally got my act together and decided to speak to someone about my poor financial situation. I had no idea where to go, but after doing research and reading reviews I settled on Grant Thornton. And boy oh boy am I glad that I did! From the first response I got back from Kara, I knew that I would be well taken care of. She was warm and welcoming at the first meeting and instantly put me at ease. She carefully explained my options, and we settled on bankruptcy as my best option. Every step was clearly laid out for me, and she took me through each step of the process without making me feel like a failure lol! I signed my papers today and I feel like the weight of the world has been lifted off my shoulders. I will definitely sleep tonight. I want to thank Kara and the team at Grant Thornton for their professionalism and their caring and compassion they showed through this process. I would recommend them in a heart beat.

— Krista M, Calgary AB

I never thought I would be able to make my way up from the drowning debt. That all changed when I had my consult with Grant Thornton. They talked me through my different options and what they could do to help. I never felt any judgement and they were sincerely nice. Filling a Consumer Proposal is a scary thing but they’ve made the process so easy. Always open to any questions you may have. I live 5 hours away and it has never been an issue.

— Jill, Fort McMurray, AB

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.

— Gina

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