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Are you feeling worried about your financial situation and managing your debt? Know that in BC you DO have options, and dedicated professionals available to support you.
Sands & Associates’ team of caring, non-judgmental debt experts can help you understand and explore all your options, and work with you on a debt-free plan tailored to meet your needs. Book your free, confidential debt consultation with a Sands & Associates Prince Rupert Licensed Insolvency Trustee today to get started.
100 - 515 3rd Avenue West
Prince Rupert, BC V8J 1L9
Sands & Associates’ Prince Rupert office is in the Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce, on 3rd Avenue West between 4th and 5th Street.
Free street parking for up to 2 hours is available nearby.
Monday: 8:30am to 5:30pm
Tuesday: 8:30am to 5:30pm
Wednesday: 8:30am to 5:30pm
Thursday: 8:30am to 5:30pm
Friday: 8:30am to 5:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
(Excluding statutory holiday weekends)
Please allow us to offer you the best service possible by calling or emailing ahead, as immediate walk-in service may be delayed. Complete telephone and video conferencing support is available during business hours.
We believe it’s important for consumers to understand their rights and remedies to deal with debt, and have all the knowledge necessary to make informed, confident decisions. Sands & Associates’ Prince Rupert Licensed Insolvency Trustees and Insolvency Estate Managers are qualified to give you debt advice, and committed to providing you the best service and experience possible.
It is our goal for you to come away from your confidential consultation feeling heard, supported, and with a clear outline of the next steps in whatever debt-free plan you choose.
Book your free consultation today to get advice from our caring, non-judgmental debt professionals in Prince Rupert. In less than an hour we can work with you to find a debt solution that meets all of your needs – your financial fresh start awaits!
"The kindness and understanding that I received was so appreciated by me. No judgement. The staff at Sands could not have been more patient with helping me get through this process. I would not hesitate in recommending Sands to anyone that I know."
"Receiving honest and direct advice on my debt relief options without prejudice made me feel comfortable to open up about my financial struggles. Sands & Associates staff made me feel hopeful about my future, that I can finally clear up all my debts and enjoy my daily life with no worries."
"What an amazing, stress-free, debt-relieving experience. I am so glad that I decided to do a Consumer Proposal - my advisor was the kindest person who understood the struggle and went above and beyond. It may seem daunting, embarrassing even, but the feeling of being almost debt-free is surreal, especially in this economy. I am so happy I trusted Sands and their advisors to get me through."
"Sands & Associates have been so amazing and kind in helping me and my family during this difficult time. With a new baby and 2 children it was hard to stay afloat. I reached out and they have been so helpful... They have never once made me feel less than or bad about my situation. I 100% recommend Sands & Associates if you are struggling. Thank you so much for all of the help."
"I was inspired by all that the company has done to help me understand their work in simple terms. I am so grateful to have picked Sands & Associates to do this for me I am so thankful..."
"They walked me through the process and took the time to explain everything. I was so stressed but they were so easy to talk to, and now debt-free the stress has been lifted. I would highly recommend using Sands & Associates."
Blair Mantin specializes in consumer insolvency and strategies for debt resolution. With 15 years of experience, Blair helps individuals and organizations facing challenging financial situations navigate the often overwhelming, and sometimes confusing, world of insolvency. While each person’s situation is unique, his approach remains the same: “Let’s take the shame and despair away from being in debt – it’s a problem like any other, and it has a solution that works just about every time.”
As Sands & Associates President, Blair says the most important aspect of his job is empowering clients with information about their options to become debt free. “My job is to ‘level the playing field’ from a knowledge perspective – by providing individuals with the insights they really need to resolve their situation, they are able to move forward from a position of strength,” he says.
Blair’s number one piece of advice for people seeking help with their debts:
“Never, never pay for debt advice, and be careful about who you take advice from. Only a Licensed Insolvency Trustee will give you the straight goods at absolutely no cost to you.”
Connect with Blair today to discuss your options during a free, confidential, one-on-one consultation.
Contact Blair to set up your appointment.
Bethany Cann is an Estate Manager and Qualified Insolvency Counsellor with over five years of experience working in the personal debt help industry with Sands & Associates. Bethany feels it’s important to provide debt help without judgment and says, “Through debt restructuring and financial counselling clients begin to feel empowered with knowledge of money management, and most importantly – hopeful about the future.”
Bethany’s number one piece of advice for people seeking help with their debts:
“In order to achieve your goals, let go and don’t dwell on the past. Let us help you focus on your future and get you where you want to be!”
Connect with Bethany today to discuss your options during a free, confidential, one-on-one consultation.
Contact Bethany to set up your appointment.
With more than 15 years of experience, Cindy Wallas works with individual and corporate clients to resolve their debt issues. Cindy is currently enrolled in the CAIRP (Trustee) Qualification Program. Recognizing that debt management requires thorough understanding of resolution options, Cindy offers comprehensive insight and guidance, and encourages clients to take their time. “My main goal when it comes to assisting clients is to make them feel comfortable and give them as much time and information as they need to make their decision,” says Cindy.
Cindy’s number one piece of advice for people seeking help with their debts:
“Once you deal with your past debt and past financial issues, you can look towards the future with excitement and optimism.”
Connect with Cindy today to discuss your options during a free, confidential, one-on-one consultation.
Contact Cindy to set up your appointment.
Regina Pinto is a Sands & Associates Estate Manager and Qualified Insolvency Counsellor with over a decade of experience working with individuals and small business owners seeking help dealing with their debt. Regina takes pride in supporting people with an empathetic and non-judgmental approach as they recover their financial footing and move forward. As she explains, “Having financial difficulties is just a bump in the road to manage, it’s not something that defines you, or determines your whole financial future.”
Regina is also fluent in Spanish.
Regina’s number one piece of advice for people seeking help with their debts:
“Always ensure you get all the information so you can make the best decision to suit you and your financial situation.”
Connect with Regina today to discuss your options during a free, confidential, one-on-one consultation.
Contact Regina to set up your appointment.