Understanding Interest Rates

Blair Mantin

Licensed Insolvency Trustee Blair Mantin explains the impacts interest rates can have on consumers.

What Do People Miss Out on Financially?

Taayla Diep

Taayla Diep talks about her experience as a financial advisor and shares insights around financial considerations many people fail to recognize or regret not taking advantage of.

Debt-Help Resources Everyone Should Know About

Blair Mantin

Blair Mantin reviews some little-known resources that can help BC consumers deal with debt.

What can Creditors Do if I Can’t Pay?

Blair Mantin

Licensed Insolvency Trustee Blair Mantin discusses some common actions creditors may take if you’re unable to pay your bills.

Insurance 101

Taayla Diep

Guest Taayla Diep joins Dollars & Sense for a segment all about insurance.

Budgets: Why and How

Blair Mantin

Blair Mantin shares budgeting basics with listeners, including why a successful budget is important, and how to get started making one.

Relaxing on a Budget

Blair Mantin

Finding time to get away and relax is important for our health, but how can we do this at a low cost that won’t break the bank? Blair Mantin shares helpful tips from our financial counsellors.

Focus on Filing Documents

Blair Mantin

When someone files a personal bankruptcy or makes a Consumer Proposal to creditors, what documents do they sign? What is shared with their creditors? Licensed Insolvency Trustee Blair Mantin explains.

Lynne’s Story

Lynne

Lynne shares her story – giving a voice, and emotions to a person who is striving towards a financial fresh start through filing a Consumer Proposal.

Student Loans: Past, Present & Future

Blair Mantin

Blair Mantin looks at the history and evolution of student loans. He also shares insights about repayment methods and solutions for student loan forgiveness.

Insights from Annual Insolvency Conference

Blair Mantin

Vice-President of Sands & Associates Blair Mantin shares highlights from the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP)’s recent annual conference.

Kristy’s Story

Kristy

Kristy shares her story – giving a voice, and emotions to a person who is striving towards a financial fresh start through filing a Consumer Proposal.

Travelling on a Budget

Blair Mantin

Being on a budget doesn’t mean you have to forgo things like travel. Blair Mantin shares tips and strategies on how to travel without breaking the bank.

Maya’s Story

Maya

Maya shares her story – giving a voice, and emotions to a person who is striving towards a financial fresh start through filing a Consumer Proposal.

Tom’s Story

Tom

Tom shares his story – giving a voice, and emotions to a person who is striving towards a financial fresh start through filing a Consumer Proposal.

Industry Insights

Blair Mantin

Licensed Insolvency Trustee Blair Mantin shares recent trends within the debt management industry and discusses solutions for clients he has recently helped to deal with their debt.

Insolvency Counselling

Bethany Cann

Qualified Insolvency Counsellor Bethany Cann discusses the ins and outs of financial counselling and why it’s an important part of the bankruptcy and Consumer Proposal processes.

Self-Employment Challenges

Andrew Smith

Sands & Associates Licensed Insolvency Trustee Andrew Smith discusses common financial issues self-employed consumers face, and what can be done to solve these problems.