What Happens When You Can’t Pay Your Debt?

Jul 10, 2019
Money problems often sneak up on consumers, and few people are prepared to face unexpected financial hardships that leave them unable to repay their debt as planned. Many people don’t know where to turn for answers, or help - something Blair Mantin, a...Read more

What You Need to Know Before Consolidating Debt

Jun 10, 2019
First off – what do we mean by ‘debt consolidation’? Debt consolidation is a term that you hear a lot, and it typically means that you combine all of your debt into a single monthly payment, rather than paying each of your debts separately each month....Read more

4 Financial Professionals Everyone Should Know

May 28, 2019
Blair Mantin, Senior Vice-President of Sands & Associates and Vancouver Licensed Insolvency Trustee meets with people every day who are looking for debt help and financial expertise. He knows better than most that there are times and situations in life...Read more

Bankruptcy Basics Explained

May 14, 2019
The 12-month period ending December 31 2018 saw over 10,000 BC consumers turn to insolvency legislation for debt relief. Over 4,000 of those people filed personal bankruptcy, and debt industry experts are predicting that annual filings will rise over the next...Read more

5 Ways to Make Your Debt Problem Worse

Apr 29, 2019
It can take a long time to realize that your slowly-accumulating debts have become a problem too big to handle alone. Many people struggle for months and even years to get out of debt before seeking the help of a professional. Sadly, sometimes people learn...Read more

Office Spotlight: Sands & Associates Colwood

Mar 25, 2019
One of our four Vancouver Island locations, Sands & Associates’ Colwood office serves local residents of Colwood, Langford and surrounding areas. Our friendly team of debt management experts helps individuals and small businesses assess their debt...Read more

4 Debt Help Resources Everyone Should Know About

Jan 29, 2019
As Licensed Insolvency Trustees, we have the legal authority and expertise to help you get out of debt. For many people that come to see us, some of the best value we provide is to give coaching and education about what resources exist for consumers faced...Read more

Office Spotlight: Sands & Associates Tri-Cities

Jan 4, 2019
Providing debt help in the Tri-Cities area of Metro Vancouver, Sands & Associates’ Tri-Cities office is located in the city of Port Coquitlam. In addition to being part of our multi-year Consumer Choice Award winning office network, our Tri-Cities...Read more

Getting Debt Advice

Nov 26, 2018
Do you need advice on how to deal with your debts? Have you found yourself facing a major financial crisis? Tired of making minimum payments that never seem to get you ahead? The best place to get debt advice is from a Licensed Insolvency Trustee. Why?...Read more

Office Spotlight: Sands & Associates Kelowna

Oct 22, 2018
Are you looking for help managing your debts? Wondering where to turn for professional debt advice? At Sands & Associates we can help you clear your debts and get a financial fresh start. As Licensed Insolvency Trustees we are professionals empowered...Read more

Office Spotlight: Sands & Associates Kamloops

Sep 17, 2018
Sands & Associates’ Kamloops office is one of our two locations providing debt help solutions to consumers and small businesses in BC’s Thompson-Okanagan region. We understand that carrying debt can be tough, and sometimes the decision to open up and...Read more

Can you Keep your House if you File Bankruptcy?

Sep 10, 2018
Many homeowners struggling with their debts worry what will happen to their house if they claim bankruptcy. The good news is that filing a bankruptcy does not mean that you will automatically lose your home. Let’s review some of the key facts about...Read more