Paying down debt is top financial priority for Canadians in 2019
A new CIBC poll finds paying down debt is the No. 1 financial priority for Canadians heading into 2019.
It's the ninth consecutive year debt repayment has topped the annual survey.
The poll shows more than a quarter of respondants say that is their top priority.
Fourteen percent say it's keeping up with the bills and just getting by.
Almost a third say they've taken on more debt in the past 12 months citing day-to-day expenses as the top reason for piling up debt.
Twenty-eight per cent say they have no debt