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Bankruptcy is a financial tool used by people who have run out of options to wipe out their debt. We’ll tell you what you need to know about bankruptcy.... Read full article >>

What will happen to my money and accounts when we get married?

If you’re worried about your money once you’re married, our expert has some guidance on how to ensure you maintain a healthy outlook.... Read full article >>

How Do I Know If a Debt is Really Mine?

This helpful video ask the expert helps you understand how to use your credit report to verify which debts are really yours before you pay a collector.... Read full article >>

How Can I Protect My Identity for the Holidays?

There’s plenty of opportunity for people to get their hands on your personal data during the holidays. We explain how to protect your identity.... Read full article >>

Balance Transfer Debt Consolidation

We offer five tips for balance transfer credit card debt consolidation, so you can evaluate this consolidation option to see if it’s right for you.... Read full article >>

Revolving Debt

Without fixed payments, revolving debt can become problematic for your budget. Here’s how to avoid debt problems that can be caused by credit lines.... Read full article >>

What is Financial Literacy?

Consolidated Credit helps you understand what financial literacy is, why you need it and how you apply it to your daily life in order to achieve success.... Read full article >>

Financial Literacy Month 30-Day Check List

Whether it’s for Financial Literacy Month in April or anytime you need a boost, this 30-day financial literacy check list can help you get started.... Read full article >>

How does debt consolidation work?

How does debt consolidation work? In this 'Ask the expert' article, we explain how debt consolidation works and the 5 steps you need to go through in the process.... Read full article >>

Debt Relief – What are the Options?

Learn the difference between various debt relief options before choosing one: debt consolidation loans, debt management programs, debt settlement, bankruptcy and more.... Read full article >>

Single Parents

Single parents face a unique set of financial challenges. We hope that our advice can ensure your kids grow up healthy, and you enjoy financial success.... Read full article >>

Women and Money: Education and Work

Consolidated Credit is committed to helping women succeed financially. Here's a list of tips to guide Canadian women throughout their financial lives.... Read full article >>

Debt Management FAQ

We answer some of your frequently asked debt management questions like what is debt management and info on calls from collectors, interest rates and more.... Read full article >>

Identity Theft

You need to know how to protect yourself from credit card fraud and how to deal with fraud if it happens to you.... Read full article >>

Get Started Guide

These are the most commonly asked questions on what to expect from a first session with a credit counsellor.... Read full article >>

Women and Money: Family and Children

Consolidated Credit has compiled a list of tips and advice to guide Canadian women meet the major financial milestones in their lives.... Read full article >>

Debt Settlement vs. Consumer Proposal

Learn the benefits and disadvantages of debt settlement and consumer proposals, where to get a consumer proposal, if a consumer proposal can get rid of your debt and more.... Read full article >>


If divorce is in your future, it's time to get your finances in order. Protect your credit by organizing your expenses.... Read full article >>

5 Debt Solutions

It's important to pick the right debt solution for your needs. Read to find out more about the 5 debt solution options available to help dig you out of debt: debt negotiation, consolidation loans, settlement, bankruptcy etc.... Read full article >>

Buy A First Home

Executive Director Jeff Schwartz offers some advice to a first time homebuyer who wants to avoid trouble now that he's ready to move out on his own.... Read full article >>