Crushing Debt: Why Canadians Should Drop Everything and Pay Off Debt
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Crushing Debt: Why Canadians Should Drop Everything and Pay Off Debt

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As the majority of Canadians are now spending much more than they make, their debt levels are reaching crisis proportions. Excluding mortgage debt, the average Canadian owes over $25,000 in consumer debt, which poses massive risks not only for the individuals carrying that financial load, but for our entire financial system. In "Crushing Debt," bestselling author David Tra...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published November 1st 2011 by John Wiley & Sons (first published October 31st 2011)
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Alison
Not my favourite book about debt out there, but it was an easy and quick read. There are good tips in there for getting out of debt, but other books I've read have much more practical advice. I'm trying to remember what it said, to be honest, and I'm coming up blank other than the fact that he's advising Canadians to get out of debt (obviously).
Heather
Really clear and concise on economic issues that could be very confusing when explained by other people; the author renewed my motivation to clear off my student debts quickly and move onto other things that are more fun, like saving for a car
Sarah
Short and sweet, this was a great introduction to debt at international, national, and personal levels, with a particular focus on the Canadian situation. Well worth a read.
James Piper
Some useful advice for Canadians who have debt problems.
Patrick Ireland
Fantastic! Great advice for Canadians.
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