Millennials Feeling the Pinch

Nels Anderson

A look into the reality that many millennials in the lower mainland face.

Real Estate Conveyancing

Lions Gate Law Corporation

The purchase (or sale) of a home is often the biggest financial transaction many people undertake. Lawyer, founder and Vice President of Lions Gate Law Corporation, Keyvan Monsef explains the conveyancing process.

Top Debt Help FAQs – Part II

Blair Mantin

Many people hesitate to look for answers to their questions because they’re afraid of being judged, or because they assume they should already know the answer. Blair Mantin shares more of the top “Debt Help FAQs”.

Insurance Tips

Engrace Financial Solutions

Founder and CEO of Engrace Financial Solutions, Taayla Mark explains how having the right types of insurance can help avert a financial disaster, in case the unexpected should happen.

Top Debt Help FAQs – Part I

Blair Mantin

Many people hesitate to look for answers to their questions because they’re afraid of being judged, or because they assume they should already know the answer. Blair Mantin shares some of the top “Debt Help FAQs”.

Housing Options

BC Housing

Many residents of Vancouver and surrounding areas may be feeling the pinch of climbing costs of living. BC Housing CEO Shayne Ramsay explains what types of resources may be available to individuals facing housing challenges.

Debt Awareness

Darlene Mullen

Estate Manager and Qualified Insolvency Counsellor, Darlene Mullen explains why it’s important for people to be aware of debt options, even if they’re not currently in debt.

Business Debts

Blair Mantin

Common mistakes business owners should avoid when faced with financial difficulty.

Home Renovations

Alair Homes

Dream home, or nightmare? Maple Ridge Alair Homes partner, Justin Endresen explains how consumers can help keep home renovations from becoming costly and stressful.

Consumer Proposal Myths

Blair Mantin

Consumer Proposals continue to gain ground as a preferred solution to debt management. Despite their increase, misunderstandings about the overall process are common.

Bill’s Story

Bill

Giving a voice, and emotions to a person who is striving towards a financial fresh start through filing a Consumer Proposal.

BC’s “Youth Generation” in Debt

Blair Mantin

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

Debt Options When Income is Low

Blair Mantin

What happens when you have no income, or other resources to pay your debts.

Consumer Proposal VS. Credit Counselling

Blair Mantin

Comparing some key differences between filing a Consumer Proposal and using traditional credit counselling.

The Consumer Proposal Process

Blair Mantin

Understanding how the Consumer Proposal process works.

Changing Credit Scores

Richard Moxley

Founder and lead credit mentor of eCredit Fix, Richard Moxley helps consumers understand how credit scores change, and what you can do.

Bankruptcy VS. Credit Counselling

Blair Mantin

Comparing some key points of difference between personal bankruptcy and using a credit counselling service.

Financial Counselling

Marlene Byrne

Estate Manager and Qualified Insolvency Counsellor, Marlene Byrne discusses how financial counselling in a personal bankruptcy or Consumer Proposal helps people to better manage their future financial affairs.

Vehicle Financing

TransCan Leasing

Greg Carter of TransCan Leasing shares insight and tips for consumers when it comes to vehicle financing.

Recognizing Financial Scams

Better Business Bureau

Many people fall victim to financial scams – Evan Kelly, Senior Communications Advisor for Better Business Bureau and Project Lead for the National Top 10 Scams in Canada, shares tips to help people learn how to recognize a scam before they’re out of pocket.

Bankruptcy: It’s Not as Bad as You Think!

Blair Mantin

Many people feel overwhelmed by debt but are scared to consider bankruptcy due to negative things they have heard. The reality? It’s not as bad as you think!

Credit Score Basics

Richard Moxley

Richard Moxley, author of “The Nine Rules of Credit” helps the average Canadian consumer understand credit score basics.

Money Saving Tips

BC Hydro

We all use BC Hydro resources, but our wallets and the environment benefit if we do so “power smart”. BC Hydro spokeswoman Susie Hill shares residential power-smart savings and tips.

Case Studies (Part II)

Blair Mantin

Some examples of real people Sands & Associates has helped, using Consumer Proposals.

What is a Licensed Insolvency Trustee?

Blair Mantin

What is a Licensed Insolvency Trustee (LIT) and who do they help?