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Ask the Trustee – May Edition

Posted on May 25, 2015 by Blair Mantin

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Licensed trustee Blair Mantin answers your questions about how to manage debts, including options such as Credit Counselling, Consumer Proposals and Bankruptcy in BC!  Q: Near the end of the month I'm out of money. Where am I going wrong? A:  Here are...Read more

Blair Mantin Weighs In on Payday Loans – Globe and Mail Reports

Posted on May 20, 2015 by Blair Mantin

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As The Globe and Mail series on Canadians’ debt dependence continues, Sands & Associates Vice-President and licensed trustee Blair Mantin weighed in on the debate surrounding payday loans.  While some liken payday loans to predatory loan sharks, and...Read more

Sands & Associates Welcomes New Associate Raj Hara

Posted on May 19, 2015 by Blair Mantin

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As we enter our 26th year as British Columbia’s largest firm of Credit Counsellors, Proposal Administrators and licensed Trustees in Bankruptcy, Sands & Associates would like to extend a warm welcome to Raj Hara as an Associate of the firm. Raj is a...Read more

Joe Debtor: 2015 Study Findings

Posted on May 11, 2015 by Blair Mantin

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Ontario Trustees Hoyes Michalos recently released their 2015 “Joe Debtor” study, exposing concerning trends for those financially at-risk and examining why and how Canadians face economic distress. Some encouraging figures emerged from the 2015 Joe...Read more

Sands & Associates Welcomes Jeff Ayre!

Posted on May 4, 2015 by Blair Mantin

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Sands & Associates would like to extend a warm welcome to Jeff Ayre!  Jeff has joined the team of Sands & Associates’ credit counsellors and Trustees and is available to assist individuals inquiring into assistance and guidance with their debt...Read more