Financial Tips for Students

Financial Tips for Students

Credit Counsellors often meet very intelligent students who are completely overwhelmed with their financial situation. With easy credit combined with the high cost of education students are graduating with very high debt loads. When this is combined with uncertainty in the job market it...

Ask an Expert: Unpaid OSAP loans

Debbie Gillis a Credit Counselling Co-ordinator with Resolve Counselling Services answers a Question about Unpaid OSAP loans in Money Sense magazine. Read her advice here on what you have to do to qualify for better loan rates. “Unpaid OSAP loans can haunt your credit for...

Financial Fitness Conference

Our staff members had an amazing time at the Financial Fitness Conference last week! Check out some of the highlights! Delima Whittle, Credit Counselling Coordinator, Resolve Credit Counselling, shown displaying her OACCS Award; pictured with William Moores, Director of Operations,...

5 Steps to a Good Budget

Step 1: Spending Habits The first step to a successful budget is knowing where every penny is spent over a one-month period. Write it all down, carry a small pad with you or keep all receipts. Track all spending including trips to the corner store and the coffee shop. Step 2: Get...

Real people with real problems

Newly Wed & Newly In Debt "All through school I'd managed to stay out of debt. Now that we were married, I saw that my husband didn't manage money the same way. We had two ways of looking at things. I went along at first -buying everything at once so that our home would be perfect....