Credit Counsellors help individuals in need to develop a plan to get out of and stay out of debt. You can learn more by reading Barbara Bowes Winnipeg Free Press column. This article is part of the radio show, Bowes Know that featured Creditaid’s Brian Denysuik. Click here to read the WPF Article.
On January 2, 2011, Brian Denysuik had the opportunity to be on Barbara Bowes, Human Resource Specialist, CJOB radio show – Bowes Knows. They discussed a variety of topics from facing up to the holiday spending hangover to insights on how a Credit Counsellor can help individuals with their debt load. Click here to listen to the show – Bowes Knows.
A new study reveals that 8 out of 10 Canadians said that if they won $1 million in the lottery they would pay off their debts.
The survey from the Canadian Payroll Association was released on Monday. It showed some troubling signs for Canadians. The most significant reveals is that the majority of working Canadians today are cash-strapped. Living in a fragile state of paycheque to paycheque that greatly impacts their personal finances and the ability to put money away for retirement.
Read more here: Globe and Mail
Now may be an ideal opportunity to evaluate and take control of your finances by paying attention to the details:
- Track and record all of your expenses
- Review your expenses and make decisions to change your habits.
- Set and commit to a goal – plan of action.
- Seek expert advice when needed.
You are not alone – there is help for you!