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.

Clients’ Money Saving Tips – Part II

Blair Mantin

Blair Mantin shares more tips, tools and tactics he’s seen clients use to get control of spending, and even save some money.

Clients’ Money Saving Tips

Blair Mantin

Licensed Insolvency Trustee Blair Mantin shares some of the key tips, tools and tactics he’s seen clients use to get control of spending, and even save some money.

Pitfalls in Employment Law

Sara Forte

Labour and employment lawyer Sara Forte shares professional insights about key pitfalls and mistakes employees and employers often make when dealing with the legal terms of employment.

When Do I Need an Employment Lawyer?

Sara Forte

Labour and employment lawyer Sara Forte discusses common situations when you should consider engaging an employment lawyer.

Bankruptcy Myths Series (Part II)

Blair Mantin

Blair Mantin dispels common myths and misconceptions people have around bankruptcy in this multi-part series.

Ian's Story

Ian

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

News and Happenings

Blair Mantin

Sands & Associates Vice-President and Licensed Insolvency Trustee Blair Mantin shares insights into solutions for clients he has helped and discusses recent trends within the debt-help industry.