You and your family had a good time over the holidays. But now you have to pay for it. Credit card bills are coming in, you're having arguments about money at home, and you don't want to answer the phone because you're afraid it might be a collection agency. There is help! Visit LISNS page on 'Consumers and Debt' for information about credit reports, collection agencies, payday loans, and dealing with debt.
You can also get helpful information from the:
- Financial Consumer Agency of Canada - www.fcac-acfc.gc.ca/
- Superintendent of Bankruptcy Canada - osb.ic.gc.ca
- Nova Scotia Debtor Assistance Program, a program offered by Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations -
gov.ns.ca/snsmr/access/individuals/debtor-assistance.asp, or call (902) 424-5200 or 1 800 670-4357.