Ask the Trustee – May Edition

Posted on May 25, 2015 by Blair Mantin

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

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

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

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