Case Studies (Part IV)

Blair Mantin

Some examples of real people Sands & Associates has helped, by filing Consumer Proposals or Personal Bankruptcy.

Children and Money

Vancity

Many adults feel their own problems with finances and budgeting stem from never really being taught how to have a healthy relationship with money. Sophie Salcito from Vancity shares tips and strategies parents can use, when teaching their children about money.

Bankruptcy VS Consumer Proposal

Blair Mantin

Blair Mantin of Sands & Associates explains the differences between personal bankruptcy and a Consumer Proposal.

Financial Challenges for Young Families

Barb Wallick

Many young families face financial challenges; Financial Planner Barb Wallick discusses some common scenarios, and shares tips and strategies for young families.

Avoiding Pitfalls of Being a Landlord

LandlordBC

David Hutniak, CEO of LandlordBC highlights challenges for landlords and tenants alike, and shares tips and resources.

Insolvency Search Fee

Mark Silverthorn

Author of “Wolf at the Door” and founder of Comprehensive Debt Solutions, Ontario-based lawyer Mark Silverthorn discusses the current state of, and concerns surrounding changes to insolvency name search fees in Canada.

Dealing with Unexpected Debt

Blair Mantin

Financial problems often build over time, but what about debt that hits unexpectedly? A look at some common causes of unexpected debt, and debt solutions.

BC’s “Retirement” Generation

Blair Mantin

A look at profiling BC’s “Retirement Generation” in Debt.

Beginning a Tenancy

Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre

Andrew Sakamoto from Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre (TRAC) shares tips and resources for British Columbians on finding a home and beginning a tenancy.

What Years as a Debt Management Expert Has Taught Me

Doug Hoyes

Doug Hoyes, a Licensed Insolvency Trustee and co-founder of Hoyes Michalos shares his professional insights gained from his experience in the debt management industry.

Case Studies (Part III)

Blair Mantin

Some examples of real people we have helped, by filing Consumer Proposals and other debt management solutions.

Seniors' Finances

Laura Tamblyn Watts

Laura Tamblyn Watts from the Canadian Centre for Elder Law/BC Law Institute joins us for a segment highlighting some common financial difficulties seniors face, and sharing tips and strategies focused on seniors and their families.

BC's “Sandwich” Generation

Blair Mantin

A look at profiling BC’s “Sandwich Generation” in Debt.

Getting More Miles for your Money

Maple Ridge Chrysler

Ian Speckman of Maple Ridge Chrysler shares tips for consumers to get “more miles” for their money when it comes to vehicle maintenance and repair.

Causes of Debt

Blair Mantin

Dispelling the myth that only people who are “bad at budgeting” reach a point of needing professional debt management.

Ending a Tenancy

Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre

Andrew Sakamoto from Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre (TRAC) discusses challenges faced by renters in BC, and shares tips and resources.

Straight Talk on Your Money

Doug Hoyes

Doug Hoyes, a Licensed Insolvency Trustee and co-founder of Hoyes Michalos discusses some of the topics in his book “Straight Talk on Your Money: The Biggest Financial Myths and Mistakes…and How to Avoid Them”, now available in bookstores across Canada and online.

Statute of Limitations

Blair Mantin

An overview and general discussion about how and when to utilize BC’s Statute of Limitations on Debt.

What Years as a Financial Advisor Has Taught Me

Fred Snyder

Mackie Research Capital Senior Vice-President and Investment Advisor, Fred Snyder shares his professional insights gained from his experience being a financial advisor.

What to do when a Collection Agent calls

Blair Mantin

Owing money is almost always stressful – a huge source of that stress can be due to just not knowing what your rights are.