Blog

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 ...

Are We Going to be Homeless?

Are We Going to be Homeless?

Hi. I’m Richard Killen from Richard Killen & Associates. Richard Killen has offices across the GTA. One of the most frequently asked questions I get as a Licensed Insolvency Trustee is, “If I go bankrupt or do a consumer proposal, will I lose my home?” Well, ...

It’s the Little Savings That Count

It’s the Little Savings That Count

We all know about the big buys that do damage to our bank accounts: homes, cars, vacations, etc. But equally insidious are the small regular purchases that we don’t really notice but add up over time, whether it’s expensive designer coffee or unused gym memberships. ...

Relief From Collection Agencies

Relief From Collection Agencies

Hi. I’m Richard Killen, from Richard Killen & Associates. When you fall behind in your debt payments and creditors and agencies start calling, simply answering the phone can be an ordeal, especially if it’s never happened to you before. As a Licensed Insolvency ...

Serenity After Trial

Serenity After Trial

“I thought the process was going to be hideous, humiliating and shameful,” Karen recalls of her bankruptcy more than a decade ago. “I was terrified when I went to see Richard Killen. I was in tears as I walked into his office.” Karen’s story of battling debt is a ...

Pre-Retirement Canadians Embrace Mortgage Debt

Pre-Retirement Canadians Embrace Mortgage Debt

People looking forward to retirement usually try to retire their debts first, especially their mortgages, so they can enjoy their leisure without financial worries. But a story in the Globe and Mail reveals that more and more Canadians are going into their golden years ...

Graduating Into Debt

Graduating Into Debt

Getting a student loan can be double-edged sword. Many kids can’t afford a higher education without one. But the downside is that a lot of students are graduating with huge debts that they many find hard and in some cases impossible to pay off. The problem of student debt ...

Informal Arrangements Need Full Agreement

One of the options in dealing with a debt crisis is an informal arrangement. This is essentially reorganizing the debts that you have with the creditors you owe the money to. We’re not talking here about a consolidation loan. That’s different because you end up with ...








Contact Richard Killen
FREE Non-Commitment Consultation

Contact us now for a fresh start!

“Serving Toronto & the GTA for over 22 years.”


[recaptcha size:compact]


Recent Blog Posts

About Richard Killen & Associates


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.


Contact us now for a fresh start!
1-888-545-5365


"Serving the GTA for 25 years."