With the arrival of a new year, setting a resolution around debt could be the smartest thing you could do.
According to Manulife’s 2018 Holiday Debt Survey1, 8 in 10 Canadians say the holidays have become too focused on spending money, while a quarter of Canadians agree that they are more stressed about finances over the holidays than the rest of the year.
With high pressure to spend, it’s no wonder that three in 10 say they struggle to pay off debt after the holidays.
But it is possible to get back on track. Here are some little ways you can help manage your debts — and plan ahead for the next holiday season: