Ask the Trustee – July 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 is a Licensed Insolvency Trustee, or Bankruptcy Trustee? A:...Read more

Why your Credit Score Doesn’t Really Matter

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Overall, we tend to worry a lot about what other think of us – and there’s no exception when it comes to finances.  We often hear from people in serious financial crisis who are more concerned with what the bank thinks about them (via a credit score)...Read more

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