Why do People File for Bankruptcy?

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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

Ask the Trustee – March Edition

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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: What happens in the Consumer Proposal process? A: To find out if a...Read more

How to Have a Stress-Free Tax Season

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One of the two certainties of life is an annual event that can leave more than a few people feeling stressed.  Read on for our tips on how to navigate through this year's tax season. Pre-filing - Keys to Minimize Tax Stress Keeping a list of documents...Read more

5 Easy Ways to Avoid Spending Money

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Whether or not you can afford it, sometimes spending can get out of hand. Spending issues don’t tend to go away on their own and left unattended can create big problems with debt. If you find that avoiding the urge to spend money is a particularly difficult...Read more

Ask the Trustee – February Edition

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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: Will I be affected if my spouse files for bankruptcy? A: One person...Read more