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Show me the money!

Show me the money!

20/10/2019

How federal funding is empowering Palm Island residents Thanks to the support of ongoing federal funding, ICAN maintains its weekly visits to the community of Palm Island, where we continue to build and strengthen... Read more »

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Yarns’ from the north (Part-1)

Yarns’ from the north (Part-1)

20/10/2019

In part-1 of ‘Yarns’ from the North’, ICAN E-News caught up with Toni Cork, General Manager and Financial Counsellor at HK Training & Consultancy (HKTC), a registered training organisation, based in Darwin, NT. The... Read more »

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STOP THE DEBT TRAP

STOP THE DEBT TRAP

22/09/2019

Ask ICAN’s financial counsellors how many clients present with hardship issues relating to payday loans and consumer leases, and they will tell you it’s the majority.  Although Small Amount Credit Contracts (SACCs) may not always... Read more »

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Debt, the final straw

Debt, the final straw

22/09/2019

Financial Counsellors across Australia witness daily the mental health impacts that unmanageable debt can have on their clients. What happens when your client has already suffered a traumatic event and the financial stress becomes... Read more »

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Canadian Financial Diaries Project

Canadian Financial Diaries Project

22/09/2019

ICAN’s recent study tour of Canada allowed us to catch up with one of our favourite people on the planet, Professor Jerry Buckland.Jerryis the Professor of International Development Studies, Menno Simons College at the University... Read more »

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ICAN’s Canadian Study Odyssey Part 2

ICAN’s Canadian Study Odyssey Part 2

21/07/2019

In Part 2 of ICAN’s Canadian Study Odyssey, the team visits host Community Economic Development (CED)/Financial Empowerment organisations, SEED (Winnipeg, Manitoba) and Momentum (Calgary, Alberta). ICAN Co-Founders Aaron Davis and Carmen Daniels were keen... Read more »

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