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.

Couples’ Financial Issues

Melanie Schroeder

Registered Professional Counsellor and Chartered Professional Accountant Melanie Schroeder of KH Burnaby discusses some of the key financial challenges couples can face.

Not All Debts are Created Equal

Blair Mantin

Whether it’s a mortgage, student loan, or run of the mill credit card – getting credit (debt) is a fact of life. What many people are unaware of though, is that not all types of debts are ‘worth it’.

Helping Others With Debt

Blair Mantin

Blair Mantin shares tips and professional insight for those who are trying to help a loved one struggling with financial issues.

Life after Bankruptcy

Blair Mantin

A very common question from people entering into bankruptcy is “What happens after bankruptcy?”

The Financial Planning Process

Fred Snyder

Mackie Research Capital Senior Vice-President and Investment Advisor, Fred Snyder explains the process of financial planning, and shares some of the main components of successful financial planning.

Choosing a Debt Advisor

Blair Mantin

Points to consider, and key questions to ask when seeking professional debt assistance.

5 Sneaky Credit Killers

Blair Mantin

Blair Mantin shares his top five mistakes that can hurt an individual’s credit rating.

Tax Implications When Relationships End

Melanie Schroeder

Registered Professional Counsellor and Chartered Professional Accountant Melanie Schroeder of KH Burnaby explains some of the tax implications created when a relationship ends.

What am I allowed to keep?

Blair Mantin

People are often very hesitant to find out about debt options, such as bankruptcy because they fear that they will be stripped of all their assets.