Five Reasons why you should File a Consumer Proposal

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If you’re researching how to deal with your debts using a debt consolidation, credit counselling or even bankruptcy then you’ll also want to consider a Consumer Proposal.  Consumer Proposals have gained popularity in recent years, but they’re still a...Read more

Ask the Trustee – June 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: Am I allowed to keep any assets if I file for personal bankruptcy? A:...Read more

What happens to debt after you die?

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Blair Mantin, Licensed Insolvency Trustee and vice-president of Sands & Associates recently spoke with CreditCards.com to help shed light on how debts are handled once a person passes away.  It’s a common belief that family is ultimately responsible...Read more

Three Reasons to Manage your Debt Today

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When people are facing a tough financial situation, it’s common to want to hope for the best and think that circumstances will change, making the money troubles more manageable.  Unfortunately, habitually postponing dealing with debts can have some...Read more

Ask the Trustee – May 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 are some actions to avoid when trying to get out of debt? A: Hiding...Read more

Relationships and Debt

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Finances often play a leading role in relationship problems, in fact, a 2014 poll by Ontario-based Trustees Hoyes Michalos showed that a significant number of relationships face debt challenges from the very start.  Communication also appears to play a...Read more