Two-Thirds of Payday Loan Users Trapped in Cycle of Debt

Vancity one of the first to offer payday loan alternative Vancouver, BC – A poll released today by Vancity indicates 67 per cent of payday loan users in the Lower Mainland and Greater Victoria are borrowing several times a year. The credit union poll, which was conducted by Insights West, indicates 35 per cent took… Read more »

Economic Concerns and Frugality Hit British Columbia

The perception of the state of the provincial economy has fallen by 21 points since November 2014. Vancouver, BC – British Columbians are not as buoyant about the state of the provincial economy as they were 13 months ago, and two-in-five say they will slash their household budget for entertainment and meals, our latest Economic Insights… Read more »