You have options for getting out of debt

“I was so far behind on my bills, I felt overwhelmed. I was sure I was going to have to sell my car. Then I met with a credit counsellor. They urged me to do up a budget. Their budget template really helped me see where I was spending my money. I was able to cut back on some things, and now I’m almost fully out of debt.”

– Damian, Surrey, BC

Being in debt is stressful. Whether you’re a few payments behind or so deeply underwater that you don’t open your bills anymore, it can seriously affect your daily life. The good news is there are a number of options for getting out of debt. And there are people who can help.

People who can help you with your debt problems

As you consider the options for getting out of debt, be aware that there are professionals who can help. In our page on people who can help you get out of debt, we explain the types of professionals who can provide advice and support with debt problems.  

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in June 2018
  • Time to read: 9 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Mario Garcia, CarbonCure Technologies

Mario Garcia

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