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Credit Counselling Society's 25th anniversary blog post.

Credit Counselling Society Marks 25 Years of Helping Canadians with Their Debt

What do 80 awards and 850,000 people helped have in common? That’s just part of our story, but it’s so much more.

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Strata & Condominium Fees – How to Catch Up with Arrears

Falling behind on condominium or strata fees is stressful, but there are ways to dig out of a hole. Call 1-888-527-8999 for free and confidential help.

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What to Do If Your Child Gets a Credit Card Offer

Your child receiving a credit card offer can be a sign of criminal identity theft. Here’s how to check and steps to take to prevent this. Click to read.

Plan for Christmas and Beyond

Plan for Christmas and Beyond

Tis the season isn’t it? My husband and I have moved to Ontario from British Columbia and I feel as though the Christmas spirit has come a little early (likely because so has the cold weather)… Tis the season isn’t it? My husband and I have moved to Ontario from British Columbia and I feel as though the Christmas spirit has come a little early (likely because so has the cold weather) and thoughts are now turning to our plan for Christmas and the overall holiday season.

What You Need to Know Before You Shop on Black Friday

What You Need to Know Before You Shop on Black Friday

Are you searching online for Black Friday deals? Or checking out Black Friday sale items in your local flyers? Whether you’re shopping in Canada or heading south across the border to shop in the United States, it can be so easy to get drawn into the hype of Black Friday 2017 or Cyber Monday 2017.

How Do You Pay Off A Credit Card?

How Do You Pay Off A Credit Card?

We are often asked ‘How do you pay off a credit card?’ The majority of Canadians have multiple credit cards, and for a lot of people, it seems like their balances continue to grow larger and larger. While you may faithfully make your minimum payments every month, it may seem like you’re hardly making a dent in your balances.

5 Reasons Why You Should Avoid a Cash Advance

5 Reasons Why You Should Avoid a Cash Advance

Getting a cash advance on your credit card may sound like a convenient way to get money when you’re in a bind, but there’s a steep price to pay for the convenience. In the long run, it’s usually in your best interest to avoid a cash advance and to look into other options, which we’ll discuss in this article.

Need Debt Help? Consider Non-Profit Credit Counselling

Need Debt Help? Consider Non-Profit Credit Counselling

Running into financial difficulty can take a toll on different aspects of your life, and if your debts are starting to interfere with your day-to-day activities, one of the best things you can do is to get debt help through a non-profit credit counselling society.

Not sure which option is right for you?

Get answers from an expert.

With so many debt consolidation options out there, it can feel overwhelming to try and find the right one by yourself. One of our professional credit counsellors would be happy to guide you through this process by carefully reviewing your whole financial situation with you and answering any questions you have. Speaking with our certified counsellors is always free, confidential and without obligation.