February 26, 2021
Bruce Sellery takes the helm of Credit Canada Debt Solutions as new CEO

Personal finance expert Bruce Sellery seeks to highlight the importance of non-profit credit counselling as the CEO of Credit Canada Debt Solutions, Canada's first and longest-standing credit counselling agency.

November 18, 2020
One-in-four Canadians can’t afford Christmas/holiday season this year

The Credit Canada Reality Check Index reveals that 21% of Canadians will never renew their faith in the Canadian economy ever again while 12% feel they will never fully recover financially from the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 28, 2020
Two-in-five Canadians have no plan for when financial supports run out

The Canadian COVID Wake-up Call survey found that many Canadians are taking a wait-and-see approach to their finances as a second wave looms in the coming weeks. 

May 5, 2020
Canadians polled on financial survival when faced with crises

Two thirds of Canadians said job loss/reduced income would cause them severe financial crisis when polled on financial survival: Credit Canada Survival Guide.

February 10, 2020
1-in-3 Canadians have ended (or would end) a relationship due to debt: Survey

Financial dishonesty leads the way as the top financial reason for ‘Splitsville’ at 70% followed by poor money management or spending habits at 48% and income (your own or your partner's) at 13%

November 5, 2019
The battle with debt intensifies but Canadians approach it with optimism

Despite growing debt, more than half of Canadians report having a ‘money vision’ to tackle their finances according to a new study from Credit Canada and Capital One Canada released ahead of Credit Education Week ...

June 5, 2019
17% of Canadians avoid talking about money and finances

Embarrassing health issues, followed by sex and money, tops list of Awkward Silences Survey, which asked Canadians what topic of conversation they avoid most. When it came to money topics they avoid most, debt and bankruptcy topped the ...

March 13, 2019
One-in-five Canadians with debt will need to liquidate assets to pay it down in 2019

With the federal budget looming, households are encouraged to address budgeting and debt. A recent study found that one-in-five Canadians with debt will need to liquidate assets in order to pay it down, while two-thirds ...

January 21, 2019
Two-thirds of Canadians enter 2019 worried about the economy

The Kitchen Table Forecast report for Credit Canada and the Financial Planning Standards Council found that two-thirds of Canadians entered 2019 worried about their finances.

January 8, 2019
The TKO Show—Tips For Lowering Your Debt

Keith Emery, Director of Operations at Credit Canada discusses how the pressure of the holidays can push many people into debt and how to deal with the “holiday aftershocks” from holiday spending and eliminate the debt hangover.

January 1, 2019
How to turn over a new (year) leaf with your finances

Credit Canada Counsellor Manager, Paulette Thompson speaks with the Toronto Star about how personal finance is still a taboo subject, and as a result, many don’t realize the number of people who need to have a budget and stick to it.

October 25, 2018
Personal finance a root cause of stress among Canadians: new study by Capital One and Credit Canada

Capital One Canada and Credit Canada Debt Solutions release findings from a recent study on the financial stress many Canadians are experiencing and solutions for dealing with increased stress levels caused by mounting financial pressures. ...

September 12, 2018
Psychology of debt: Young Canadians “freaked out” by principal, seniors more concerned about interest: survey

Credit Canada launches its new Debt Calculator tool to help Canadians save money on interest and become debt-free. A recent study found that as Canadians age, they become less concerned about the total debt they owe and more concerned about the interest ...

August 14, 2018
Break Up With Debt

Keith Emery, Director of Operations at Credit Canada, speaks with Todd van der Heyden at CTV News about the toxic relationship some Canadians have with their debt and what they can do to finally end the relationship. ...

August 13, 2018
Being in debt akin to toxic relationship: new survey

(TORONTO, ON – August 13, 2018) – A new national survey from Credit Canada paints a picture of the dysfunctional relationship Canadians have with their debt and shows it can create negative thoughts and actions similar to being in a toxic personal relationship. The ...

June 10, 2018
Canadians worried about running out of money during retirement: survey

If you lose sleep worried about running out of money during your retirement years, you’re not alone. A new survey examines the financial fears of those who are 60 and older.

June 10, 2018
How to help seniors avoid financial misery

June marks Seniors’ Month in Canada, a time to celebrate the seniors in our lives and in our communities. However, it’s also a fitting time to probe the wellness of aging Canadians. 

June 6, 2018
B.C. seniors carrying a higher debt load than counterparts across Canada

Seniors residing in British Columbia are carrying a higher debt load than their counterparts across Canada and are more likely to report feeling stressed about running out of money before they die.

May 29, 2018
Working past age 80, credit card debt, the vanishing pension plan - Report addresses financial jeopardy for Canada's seniors

Financial Planning Standards Council and Credit Canada shed light on how Canadian seniors can avoid tarnishing their golden years. Running out of money before they die and not being able to pay for long term ...

March 19, 2018
Attention Millennials: You Are Being Scammed

With Canada’s 14th annual Fraud Prevention Month now underway, Credit Canada notes it’s no longer just seniors and newcomers who are special prey to fraudsters. MARCH 16, 2018, ...