Rubina Ahmed-Haq, Author at Debt.ca - Page 2 of 2

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Dealing With Debt: The Avalanche vs Debt Snowball

By Rubina Ahmed-Haq on April 5, 2018

Face it, when it comes to debt, no matter how big or small, it can be a major source of anxiety for Canadians.  Paying debt off is a priority for most people but many worry how they will do it. According to the most recent MNP Consumer Debt Index, Canadians are increasingly worried about their…

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The Cost of Breaking Up

By Rubina Ahmed-Haq on March 23, 2017

We all know the cost of getting married is expensive. But have you stopped to think about how the cost of breaking up can be even more? Many couples don’t consider the financial consequences when they call it quits on their marriage. Without a doubt, you should never stay with someone just to save money,…

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Having the Money Talk with Your Romantic Partner

By Rubina Ahmed-Haq on March 16, 2017

Money is one of the major reasons couples fight.  A study out of Utah State University found that couples who fight frequently about money are more likely to get divorced. That’s compared to any other issue they might fight about, child rearing, their love life and household chores (as an example.) Before your relationship moves to…

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Tackle Holiday Debt Now

By Rubina Ahmed-Haq on January 13, 2017

The holidays are expensive. We know that. According to a recent survey from savings destination RetailMeNot.ca, the average Canadian spent almost $1000 this past holidupgradeay season on food, drink, travel and gifts. Another survey by PC Financial finds 77 percent agree the holiday season tends to be more expensive than planned. If you went over budget…

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10 Places You Are Overspending Without Knowing

By Rubina Ahmed-Haq on October 12, 2016

Are overspending problems the reason Canadians are suffering from record high levels of debt? The latest numbers from Statistics Canada show in the second quarter of 2016, for every dollar of disposable income Canadians, owe $1.67. The majority of this is mortgage debt, but 1/3 is consumer debt often held on expensive credit cards and…

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Teaching Your Kids About Debt

By Rubina Ahmed-Haq on June 9, 2016

Teaching kids’ financial literacy is important. Knowing how to manage money is an invaluable skill that will be used for life. But what about teaching young people more about debt? No matter how good you’re at making a budget, saving money and scoring the best deals, if you can’t manage your debt you’ll never build…

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