Household Debt in Canada

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Household debt is at an all-time high. In the current economic climate, household debt has been steadily rising, with no signs of stopping. The real question on most Canadians minds is “How can I save money while paying off my debt?”

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How this Couple Eliminated $180,000 of Debt in 12 Months!

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The segment was so inspiring that I reached out to her to see if she would participate in the Debt Free Stories series. She hosts a You Tube channel, The Former Mrs. Jones , where she vlogs about budgeting, debt free living, and family life. How much debt did you pay off?

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5 Steps to Crush Debt in 2016 + FREE Debt Payoff Goal Tracker

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Are you ready to crush debt this year? We’re going to give it everything we’ve got and hopefully pay off the last of our non-mortgage debt by the end of this year. We need to find/earn even more money each month to throw at the debt to make our goal by December 31, 2016.

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How Angela & Jeff paid off $58,000 of Debt in 2 Years

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I watched her and her husband’s debt free scream on The Dave Ramsey Show. You can find Angela at her You Tube channel, Our Life…on a Budget , where she vlogs about getting out of debt and staying there! Angela & Jeff’s Debt Free Story. worth of debt.

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10 Smart Ways to Become Debt Free

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It’s no secret, I am fascinated, encouraged, and border-line obsessed with debt freedom. The idea of becoming debt free makes me downright giddy. So I love to hear the success stories of others who have found debt freedom. What did they specifically do to become debt free?

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Meet Jackie. She and Her Husband Paid off $147,000 in Debt | Debt Free Stories

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Welcome to Debt Free Stories. She and her husband paid off $147,000 in debt–including their home. After paying off the debt, she was able to quit her job to pursue her passion. She blogs at The Debt Myth. How much debt did you pay off?

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Meet Amanda & Daniel. They Paid Off $68,000 in Debt in 8 Months.

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Amanda & Daniel. Together they blog about becoming debt free and location independence in order to serve the world at Life with a Mission. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? What inspired you to get debt free?

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Find out how Maureen Paid off $79,540 in Credit Card & Student Loan Debt

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Maureen. She writes at A Debt Free Stress Free Life. Besides writing on my personal finance blog, A Debt Free Stress Free Life, I’m an adjunct professor at a local college and own a residential and commercial cleaning business.

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Meet Krista & Jon Who Paid Off $36,000 | Debt Free Stories

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Welcome to Debt Free Stories! They paid off $36,000 in debt and cash flowed graduate school. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? After graduating with our bachelor’s degrees Jon and I had about $36,000 in debt between us.

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Find out how Charissa and Her Husband Paid Off $7665 of Debt and Cash Flowed College

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Charissa. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? We started paying it off when we got married and became debt free just shy of our second anniversary. What inspired you to become debt free? Debt Free Stories

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Find out how Lydia & her Husband Paid off $36,000 in Debt in 2 Years

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Lydia. She blogs about living a limitless life on a limited budget at Frugal Debt Free Life. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? We paid off $36,000 in student loans, credit cards, cars and a bit of medical debt.

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Find out How Drew & Farrah Paid off $200k of debt, including their HOME

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So I’m thrilled to bring you today’s story, because I actually watched this couple’s debt free scream when it was live on the show. Drew & Farrah’s Debt Free Story. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? Debt Free Stories

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Find out How Brian & His Wife Paid off $109,000 in Credit Card Debt

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Brian. He writes at Debt Discipline about about how his family of 5 deals with money, budgets and debt. I started my blog Debt Discipline to help keep us accountable while paying off our debt. How much debt did you pay off?

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Get Debt Free With DIY Debt Settlement

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Guest Post Author Bio: This guest post was written by Frank Collins, a professional writer specialized in topics related to personal finance, debt relief, credit repair and more. If you’re considering settlement, it’s probably because you can’t afford to pay your debt.

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Find out how Jessica & Her Husband Paid off $175,000 of Debt

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Jessica. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? 130K in mortgage debt. 10K in car payments, $35K in credit card debt. We made the decision to tackle our debt back at our home church in Chattanooga.

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Jen & Her Husband Paid off $212,000 in Debt & Medical Expenses in 48 Months

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Jen. My family and I are most known for paying off over $212,000 worth of debt and medical expenses in four years. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? Over $212,000 worth of debt and medical expenses.

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4 Reasons to Graduate Debt-Free

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Students now more than ever are graduating into a life of student loan payments, debt, and economic uncertainty. Here are some great reasons why you should try to graduate without debt: Job Freedom. When you are saddled with debt, you have to make choices based on paying back that debt.

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Meet Doug & Laura. They Paid off $23,000 in 16 Months. | Debt Free Stories

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Welcome to Debt Free Stories. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? The debt consisted of my student loans and a car loan. What inspired you to get debt free? What are the top 3 – 5 ways you found money to put towards debt.

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Reasons to Avoid Debt in 2014

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I’m sure you’ve heard: household debt is on the rise and consumerism is everywhere. Between credit card offers in the mail promising great rewards and the ability to borrow money for next to nothing, debt can be enticing. My experiences with debt have been 100% negative.

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WHY We Want to Be Debt Free

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Why are we jumping through these hoops to be debt free? WHY do we want to be debt free? When we wrote our Debt Freedom Plan , I posted it on the refrigerator as a daily reminder for the two of us. Daddy and I needed to pay off some debts before we could make a trip to Disney.

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Meet Carrie. She Paid Off $14,000 in Debt in 14 Months.

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Carrie. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? After my first marriage fell apart, I ended up with over $14,000 of consumer debt, made up of a car loan and credit cards. What inspired you to get debt free?

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How To Get Out Of Debt – A Biblical Approach To Living Debt-Free

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Meet Tracy, a Single Mom Who Paid Off $41,587 | Debt Free Stories

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Welcome to Debt Free Stories. She paid off $41,587 in debt in 14 months! How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? What inspired you to get debt free? I was inspired to get debt free for 2 main reasons: 1. Who initiated the debt free goal?

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Do the Rich Use Debt Differently?

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It was nearly impossible to figure out exactly how the program would work for each query, because, as Bonnie Baker (the engaging and energetic DB2 speaker) used to put it “It depends” Likewise with understanding whether the rich use debt differently than the rest of us… it depends. Just because you manage to accumulate lots of money doesn’t mean that you suddenly get comfortable being in debt. When you take on debt, you take on a level of risk.

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Start Managing Your Debt (And Enter To Win $1000 Cash)

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Personal debt has unfortunately become a way of life in the 21 st century with levels reaching all time highs. A recent survey in the US showed that increasing numbers of people are filing for bankruptcy as their debts reach levels they simply cannot service. Look Your Debt in the Eyes.

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Do You Have a Debt Free Story that You’d Like to Share?

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Is your goal to be debt free? They’ve read our family’s Debt Freedom Plan ; we keep it on the refrigerator door. I love to read and hear stories from others who have become debt free. Tracy, a single mom who paid off over $40,000 in debt. . Are you Debt Free?

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10 Ways to Recover From Christmas Debt

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10 Ways to Recover From Christmas Debt. The following tips are meant to help you recover without becoming overwhelmed by your Christmas debt. #1: 1: Accept the Debt. But, do you seriously think there is going to be a time when your Christmas debt is going to seem smaller?

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Find out how Deacon & his Wife Paid off $52,000 of Debt in 18 Months

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Deacon. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? We paid off $52,000 in consumer debt. It consisted of student loans, a car loan and even some credit card debt. What inspired you to get debt free?

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The ABC’s of Debt Reduction

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Regardless as to the specifics, many Americans have elected to decrease spending, increase savings and eradicate debt. Fortunately, there is no one size fits all plan to debt reduction. A simple prerequisite to debt reduction is knowledge. Use a savings account to pay down debts.

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Where I Found $370 Debt Snowball Money in January

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Our main financial goal in 2015 is to pay down our non-mortgage debt. I have scrutinized our budget tirelessly and I really feel like there’s nothing more to cut, so my focus is turning to finding money to put towards debt. In January, I found $370 to put towards our debt: 1.

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3 Smart Steps to a Debt Free Christmas

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3 Smart Steps to a Debt Free Christmas. Take these steps and have a Debt Free Christmas. Christmas is coming! That merry time of year that is filled with faith, family, food, and a little bit shopping.

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Our Debt Freedom Plan | Marriage & Money

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Prior to FPU, we thought we were doing well financially and never considered that we had too much debt. We didn’t have credit card debt, we paid off our car notes early, and the interest rate on the student loan was at a low 2.75%, so we thought we were doing okay.

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How to Live your Dream Life Debt Free

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Living your dream life debt free requires a simply task of going back to Grade 1 math lessons and applying the concepts. Now hold that thought and think about this: living your dream life debt free. . Realizing your dream life debt free is not only about earning more money.

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Prepare Now for a Debt Free Christmas

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Instead, we’ll start the new year off right because we celebrated a debt free Christmas. 2 Ways to Prepare for a Debt Free Christmas. News flash: 96 days until Christmas morning. Does that thought make you panic?

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Update #1: Our Debt Freedom Plan

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Back in March I wrote about my family’s Debt Freedom Plan. But reaching #2 has given us new motivation to keep plowing away at our business and our Debt Freedom Plan. We adapted Dave Ramsey’s 7 baby steps to reflect our lifestyle as self-employed small business owners.

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Debt

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Are you currently in debt? Like many of us who have previously been in debt, I know how difficult financial management can be. This savings can be directly applied towards your smaller debts such as credit and store cards in order to clear them more quickly.

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Dealing with post-Christmas debt

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Not waving but drowning… are you already struggling to pay off your Christmas debt? If so, did you know there’s no need to make debt repayments you can’t realistically afford? Finance Christmas debt

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What Makes Me the Most ANGRY About Our Debt!

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I’m a numbers gal and I love to play around with numbers, so this week as I was preparing our April budget I decided to calculate how much interest we are paying each month with our debt payments. Just more motivation to kick our debt to the curb!

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How Can Thriftiness Become a Debt Relief Option?

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Guest Post Author Bio: Ryan is a contributory writer associated with the Debt Consolidation Care Community and has written several articles for various financial websites. He holds his expertise in the Debt industry and has made significant contribution through his various articles.

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