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Divorce and Debt

Divorce and Debt

Divorce is one of the major leading causes for financial strain and can leave many people crippled financially. There are many reasons why divorce can bring financial strain.  The most obvious is that you are going from a double income household to a single income...

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Struggling with debt? You are not alone.

Struggling with debt? You are not alone.

Each year, a large number of Canadians file a bankruptcy or consumer proposal. Approximately 137,178 filed in 2019 - over a lifetime, one in every six to eight Canadians may seek debt relief by filing a bankruptcy or proposal. ...

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Five steps to a fresh start.

Five steps to a fresh start.

Discover the 5 steps to a Fresh Start.  Declaring bankruptcy or filing a consumer proposal is a choice made by thousands of honest hard-working people every year. Try a fresh approach to starting over with our five easy steps to financial freedom. We are here to...

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Managing your finances during these uncertain times

Managing your finances during these uncertain times

There are plenty of Canadian's having issues with their budget this month, as we all deal with this nearly unprecedented situation. This can be a stressful time, both emotionally and financially, as it wears on a person when they aren't sure how they can make their...

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Dealing with COVID-19

Dealing with COVID-19

Well, it's impossible to not talk about this topic right now, isn't it? Here at FreshStart BC we are dealing with COVID-19 by making sure to wipe down all surfaces with disinfectant after any visitors have left, as well as washing our hands frequently. We've also...

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RRSP and TFSA – What’s What?

RRSP and TFSA – What’s What?

This is a popular time of year for comparing a RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) and a TFSA (Tax Free Savings Account), so we are diving right into it! Many people wonder whether they are better off investing through a RRSP, a TFSA, or both, and our post will...

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