Blog 2017-11-29T18:26:25+00:00

A Special Thank You

Most people go to work every day and perform their daily tasks because that is what they are paid to do. At Taylor Leibow, we take pride in the fact that what differentiates us from our competitors is the professional, non-judgmental, compassionate and caring manner in which we treat every debtor that enters our offices. Receiving a thank you letter, like the one below, [...]

April 2nd, 2014|

Start 2014 off right by paying down debt

Did you overspend in 2013? Did you purchase more than you can afford over the holidays? Those bills are likely piled up on your desk – or perhaps even unopened – and you’re wondering how everything is going to get paid. You are not alone. Paying down debt is a top priority for Canadians in 2014 according to a poll from CIBC. The results [...]

February 14th, 2014|

CHML Ask the Expert regarding bankruptcy and consumer proposals – October 12, 2013

Statistics published by the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy report insolvency filings by debtors aged 45 – 64 makes up 43.6% of the total filings for the year 2012. On Saturday, October 16, 2013 I appeared on CHML Ask the Expert with host Shiona Thompson to discuss how a Trustee in Bankruptcy can help provide relief of a significant debt burden. Listen to the [...]

October 30th, 2013|

Can I afford to file for bankruptcy?

You’re drowning in debt and something needs to be done but you’re worried about the costs of going bankrupt. Can you afford to file for bankruptcy? Even though you are struggling to make ends meet, there is a minimum fee that a Trustee in bankruptcy is required to charge to file your bankruptcy. The minimum fee ranges from $1,800 to $2,000 for a first [...]

August 14th, 2013|

How to Deal with Collection Agencies

Sometimes it’s hard to manage your debt load – especially if there’s been a job loss or an illness and you have fallen behind on your payments.  Once you have missed a few payments, your creditors will likely forward your debt to a collection agency. Your phone starts to ring and a collection agent pressures you to make payments.  Some of the calls may [...]

August 6th, 2013|

Budgeting should be a family event

Are you on an emotional roller coaster ride each time your child asks for something? Do you feel as if there’s too much of the month left when your money runs out? There are pizza lunches, school fundraisers music lessons, gymnastics – the list goes on. If your children are regularly in need of money, then it’s time that they learned the value of [...]

August 2nd, 2013|