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Can a Bankruptcy or Consumer Proposal Cover Government Debt?

Posted on Sep 19, 2016 by Blair Mantin

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There are many different types of debts AND debt solutions available to Canadians, and not all are created equal.  Notwithstanding the appearance of a large number of debt resolution options, there are only two legislated debt options that will give a person...Read more

Ask the Trustee – September Edition

Posted on Sep 12, 2016 by Blair Mantin

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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: I need help with my debt, but worry about damaging my credit rating. A:...Read more

Sands & Associates: Our Mission

Posted on Sep 6, 2016 by Blair Mantin

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In Canada, Licensed Insolvency Trustees are the only professionals designated by the Federal government to provide legislated debt solutions to people who find themselves in financial difficulty.  Sands & Associates is British Columbia’s largest firm...Read more

Back-to-School Budget Hacks

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 by Blair Mantin

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Read our top 7 back-to-school budget tips to help prepare your kids for the classroom, without feeling the financial pinch! Click the infographic to enlarge. To meet with a representative for a free, confidential consultation in one of our 15 BC...Read more

How Much Debt will a Consumer Proposal Eliminate?

Posted on Aug 22, 2016 by Blair Mantin

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Although filing a Consumer Proposal is a debt management option that has been around for some time, it’s only in recent years that more Canadians have become aware of this powerful alternative to bankruptcy.  A Consumer Proposal allows you to make a legal...Read more

Ask the Trustee – August Edition

Posted on Aug 15, 2016 by Blair Mantin

AskExpertQuestion
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 should I consider before taking on joint debt or co-signing a...Read more