Category Archives: News and Events

Organizational Change

Family Services Windsor-Essex is excited to announce the integration of Financial Fitness (non-profit credit counselling) into our local service portfolio.


WFCU alternative to Payday Loans

"It's not going to serve everyone, simply because the interest rate is still there," said Dupuis, "It's still high. We have to remember these are the people who can least afford to borrow money. I know that they're in a high risk category but they are the people that are generally not able to access...
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Cash Store and Instaloan Customers

Please see attached notice for borrowers who took payday loans from an Ontario location of Cash Store or Instaloans after September 1, 2011. Money is now available from a successful class action settlement of more than $10 million. Borrowers can get a minimum of $50, depending on claims volumes, and possibly more. The process is easy, flexible,...
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Local Income Tax Clinics

It's income tax time again!

This can be a stressful time of year if you don't enjoy preparing your income taxes. It can also be a difficult and expensive process. Luckily the CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) has create a new program to help. You may qualify to have your taxes completed by the Community Volunteer Income...
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