We're Canada's longest-standing not-for-profit credit counselling agency that's been helping people get out of debt and achieve financial freedom for over 50 years.
Working three jobs to put myself through college - then finding work after college - was pretty tough. When someone's calling you every day demanding money, and you don’t have that money, you feel hopeless. I think the financial education I got through Credit Canada is very important for students and all people who want to be successful in life.
My financial situation was a total mess. I was scared. I couldn’t sleep. I created more debt while I was in debt. I was just going under. Making a phone call to Credit Canada is the best thing I could have done. I received a lot of support and understanding. I got such a release of anxiety and learned to respect myself again. Now I've got just two payments left on my debt and it feels wonderful.
When you suddenly realize you're in a financial mess, it takes a toll on you. You feel trapped. I got a hold of Credit Canada and as we spoke I just felt good not being made to feel like a loser. They listened to my story. They didn't say no. They helped guide me.
When my husband passed away, I had been using credit cards quite freely. The debts came to a boiling point and I was desperate. Then I got in touch with Credit Canada and they made my debt payments fit my budget. Later, I approached a bank to get a mortgage and when they learned I had gone through credit counselling, the mortgage was approved in minutes.
Using credit cards seems to be the norm these days. In most cases, all you need to do is give one quick tap with your credit card and you can be on ...
As of summer 2017, the average Canadian had more than $22,000 in non-mortgage debt. If you're wondering whether you're among the many who are facing ...
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