Ask the Trustee – April Edition

Posted on Apr 25, 2016 by Blair Mantin

Licensed insolvency trustee Blair Mantin answers your questions about how to manage debts, including options such as Credit Counselling, Consumer Proposals and Bankruptcy in BC! Q: What happens in a personal bankruptcy? A: In general, a personal...Read more

BC’s Indebtedness – The Vancouver Sun reports

Posted on Apr 4, 2016 by Blair Mantin

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The Vancouver Sun newspaper recently focused on the state of BC consumers’ debts, highlighted in Sands & Associates’ newly released BC Consumer Debt Study.  The debt study suggested that many British Columbians should be seeking financial assistance...Read more

Why do People File for Bankruptcy?

Posted on Mar 29, 2016 by Blair Mantin

People often think that debt problems generally stem from poor budgeting or a tendency to overspend.  The reality is that some of the most frequent leading factors that cause people to file a personal bankruptcy or consumer proposal are actually job loss or...Read more