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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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AFSA visits the North

AFSA visits the North

23/06/2019

Inspector-General in Bankruptcy, Hamish McCormick from the Australian Financial Security Authority (AFSA) visited ICAN earlier this month to speak with the Cairns regions Financial Counselling and Capability community.  Representatives from Uniting Care, Shelter Housing... Read more »

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