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Long Car Loans Drive us into Debt

Long Car Loans Drive us into Debt

Canadians are driving into fast debt with slow repayment car loans. Taking advantage of low interest rates and small-to-zero down payments, they are buying cars in record numbers. According to an August 2014 Financial Post article, rather than four to five years, many of ...

How Do I Stop Wage Garnishment?

How Do I Stop Wage Garnishment?

Wage garnishments pack a double whammy. Not only do you lose control of your finances, you have the embarrassment of your employer knowing that you are suffering money troubles. So how do you keep your salary in your hands? Wage garnishment is a legal proceeding set in ...

10 Signs of Debt Trouble

10 Signs of Debt Trouble

If you don’t live in Egypt, being in denial is a bad thing. Most of us carry some form of debt, whether it’s a car loan or a credit card balance that we just can’t manage to pay off this month. But when does debt load become dangerous? Well, one sign is ...

Why Do People Go Bankrupt?

Why Do People Go Bankrupt?

Well, because their debts exceed their means to pay them. OK, after stating the obvious, here’s a bit more detail. More than 118,000 Canadians a year are filing for bankruptcy or doing consumer proposals. Here are some of the top reasons why. Excessive Use of Credit ...

Cheap Summer Fun in Toronto

Cheap Summer Fun in Toronto

We all like to take nice summer vacations. But long car trips, travel abroad, cottage rentals and even camping can strain the pocketbook. If you are trying to save money this summer, why not stay in the city and enjoy some of its pleasures? Yes, Toronto has lots of pricey ...

Our first tv commercial

Our first tv commercial

This is a look back at one of our first TV commercials. Wow how time flies. FacebookTwitterGoogle plusLinkedinXEmail

Scared to Death of Taxes

Scared to Death of Taxes

Death and taxes are inevitable. For some they are the same thing. Fear of the tax man may be justified. As a creditor he has super collection powers that ensure that most people don’t have a smile on their face when they receive a notice from the Canadian Revenue ...

What Happens to My Retirement?

What Happens to My Retirement?

Hi. I’m Richard Killen from Richard Killen & Associates. Just because you’re retired or approaching retirement doesn’t mean you can’t run into credit or debt problems. If that comes about, one of the concerns you may have is what will happen to your retirement ...

Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees

Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees

For more than 20 years, Bill had run a successful Toronto tree care business, doing tree removals, pruning, planting and much more. His finances fell into the rhythm of the growing season. In the spring, the work would flood in and then taper off into the summer and fall. ...

Calculating the True Cost of Debt

Calculating the True Cost of Debt

Many people don’t have a clear idea of what their debt really costs them, whether it’s a credit card balance or a student loan. Financial writer Gail Vaz-Oxlade points out in “How Much is Your Debt Costing You?” that if someone buys a $2,000 TV on credit, with ...








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Since 1992, Richard Killen & Associates, a Licensed Insolvency Trustee, have helped thousands of people resolve their financial problems. With 25 years experience in this industry, our president, Richard Killen, and the rest of our team understand the difficulties that honest people can sometimes find themselves in. This expertise makes it possible to provide you with a service that effectively deals with the issues.


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