‘New Normal’ Looms for Canadians with COVID-19 Deferral Programs Ending
March 04, 2021 05:00 ET | Equifax Canada
TORONTO, March 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Increased mortgage activity and rising house prices in the fourth quarter of 2020 pushed the overall consumer debt level to $2.07 trillion, up 1.5 per...
La « nouvelle normalité » se dessine pour les Canadiens avec la fin des programmes de report liés à la COVID-19
March 04, 2021 05:00 ET | Equifax Canada
TORONTO, 04 mars 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- L’augmentation de l’activité hypothécaire et la hausse des prix des maisons au quatrième trimestre de 2020 ont fait grimpé le niveau de la dette globale à...
Survey shows generational gap in Canadians’ understanding of debt causes
March 03, 2021 08:30 ET | Bromwich+Smith
TORONTO, March 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As COVID-19 continues to heighten financial hardships for many Canadians, a new national survey by Licenced Insolvency Trustees, Bromwich+Smith examines...
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GreenPath and eGain Launch Unique Anytime-Anywhere Virtual Financial Coach™
March 02, 2021 07:00 ET | eGain Corporation
The Virtual Financial Coach provides trusted, empathetic financial guidance and advice at scale through eGain’s award-winning AI technology FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 02,...
Fraser Institute News Release: Newfoundlanders will pay $2,604 per person this year in interest costs for combined federal and provincial debt; Atlantic Canada has four of the six highest interest costs per person nationwide
February 25, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Residents in Newfoundland and Labrador face the highest combined federal-provincial interest payments in the country at $2,604 per person, and...
Fraser Institute News Release: Interest costs reach $12.5 billion in Ontario, $1.8 billion more than the government will spend on post-secondary education
February 25, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario government will spend more on interest costs in 2020-21 than post-secondary education, finds a new study released today by the Fraser...
Critical illness, death and job loss: Canadians strongly support debt forgiveness
February 02, 2021 08:30 ET | Bromwich+Smith
TORONTO, Feb. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As much of the country has faced financial hardships throughout the pandemic, the conversation around debt forgiveness has become heightened. A new...
MNP Consumer Debt Index Reaches Lowest Point Ever Recorded as COVID Lockdown Measures Continue
January 18, 2021 07:00 ET | MNP Ltd.
Pandemic Impact: Declining financial confidence and increasing debt concerns among Canadians Four in ten not confident they can cover living expenses this year without going further into debt (+4)....
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Debunking Blue Monday stunt after a year of sadness: Hope Tuesday
January 13, 2021 08:00 ET | Bromwich+Smith
Serendipity Survey by Bromwich+Smith shows pandemic positives can prevail TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the country braces for a winter of continued lockdowns and an uncertain year...
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Vacations, family reunions, visiting high-risk loved ones top survey of post-vaccine plans
December 16, 2020 08:30 ET | Bromwich+Smith
TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As Canada administers its first COVID-19 vaccine shots, a new national survey reveals that vacations, family reunions and high-risk loved ones are weighing...