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Client Testimonials

Smythe Insolvency Testimonial

Many thanks for your guidance and help all the way through the process. You have been so amazing and helpful. You've truly gone above and beyond and I'll always be grateful to the team at Smythe Insolvency for the work you do for your clients. Five stars all the way! - Serge P.

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I was dealing with the loss of my husband and couldn't fathom going bankrupt on top of everything. Smythe Insolvency got me through everything with dignity and grace and I'll be forever grateful for their kindness and support through an incredibly difficult time in my life.  - Cindy M.

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When I reached out to Smythe, I had been out of school for years. I had a family and a job I loved that paid very well. I also had a lot of student loan debt. I had been trying to pay down these loans as well as take care of my family and make my mortgage and car payments but I just couldn't keep up. Smythe helped me move forward and live my life rather than being constantly stressed and tied down by my student loan debt. - Jack P.

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The anxiety I felt because of my debt was unbearable. I couldn't eat or sleep, I was consumed by my debt. But not anymore. Smythe Insolvency helped me file a consumer proposal and in a few years I will be debt free. - Ariel B.

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I was very nervous to get help with my debt and I wasn't convinced that this was the route I needed to take. I started the process by asking a lot of questions before even booking a consultation. The team at Smythe was patient with me and any time I had a question, the answer was a simple phone call or email away.
They understood that this was a very big decision for me and were more than happy to take the time and answer the questions I needed answered in order to feel confident moving forward with my Consumer Proposal. I couldn't be more grateful for their patience, empathy and expertise. - Gerald Y.

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It took a took a really tough year for me to finally admit that I needed help and all I can say is I wish I called Smythe Insolvency years ago. I’m debt free and for the first time in my life I feel like I’m in control of my finances. Thank you to everyone at Smythe who helped me get here. - Lizzy H

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Both my wife and I lost our jobs through COVID-19 so needless to say, our family was hit hard due to the pandemic. We didn’t see a way out until we met with Smythe Insolvency. Greg walked us through the entire process over the phone and made things easy and straight-forward. He reassured us that we weren’t alone and he helped us find some hope in a very dark time. We’re on our way to becoming debt free and are incredibly grateful to Greg and the entire team at Smythe. - Stan W.

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Smythe Insolvency help my wife and I get out of debt by filing a Consumer Proposal but more importantly, they helped us deal with the underlying causes of our financial difficulties. We've now been debt free for 3 years, our credit score has improved slowly but surely, and we stick to a monthly budget! - Eric L.

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When Covid-19 hit, I found myself without a job and unable to make even my minimum payments. After months of struggling, I knew I needed help but I had a really hard time wrapping my head around possibly having to file for bankruptcy. But from the very first phone call that I made to Smythe, I never once felt embarrassed or ashamed about needing help. They walked me through my options and were very patient and understanding with the million questions that I had. I ended up filing for a Consumer Proposal instead of filing for bankruptcy and my finances and my life are back on track. - Tara A.

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I really thought my consumer debt was something that would always be with me. After my first meeting with Smythe Insolvency, I knew had options and that with some hard work, I could eliminate my debt and move on. And now, 3 years later, I’m completely debt free! - Roger M.

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Frankly, I had a massive debt hanging over me. It was something that was really holding me back, and I felt like I just couldn't deal with it. Smythe Insolvency helped me negotiate it down to a more manageable number, and then set me up on a payment plan that fit my current financial situation. It still took years to pay off, but I got it done, and that's largely thanks to Smythe Insolvency. - Hale R.

Smythe Insolvency Testimonial

I was up against the wall, financially when I came to see Smythe Insolvency. I was treated non-judgmentally as my options were explained to me in a friendly and encouraging manner. I am now clear of debt, with money in the bank, and it feels great. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Smythe Insolvency to anyone who has found themselves with no prospect of paying off their debt. It can happen to anyone. - Judy S.

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Thank you again to Smythe Insolvency. The entire team was very professional, showed me empathy and provided me with an option that changed my life. I'm just starting the process, but for the first time I have hope. - Gary K.

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I'm very grateful for what Smythe has done for me. I went from not being able to afford monthly payments after Covid took my great-paying job away, to being able to afford the reduced payments thanks to a Consumer Proposal. They walked me through things every step of the way, and my debt-load is now manageable. I can see a good future ahead for me again. - Brandy M.

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The professionalism of the team at Smythe Insolvency was absolutely outstanding. It was instrumental in making us feel comfortable about what we thought was a very tough situation. They put us at ease and gained our trust during the initial visit. - Derek & Janet S.

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I wasn't simply another client for Smythe Insolvency. I found the team at Smythe went above and beyond ensuring I understood and was comfortable with the whole process. Thank you for everything you have done to help me get debt free. - Sandra N.

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Thanks to Smythe Insolvency, I’m no longer just trying to make ends meet. I am in a much better head space and situation in my world, and able to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Thank you! - Pete K.

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Other companies made me feel guilty and uncomfortable for being in debt but with Smythe Insolvency there was no shame and no blame–only solutions to help me get my life back. I'm now debt-free and in control of my finances for the first time ever. - Laurel M.

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We were given all the information we needed to make the best decision for our family and our future. We were able to ask all the questions we needed so that we could feel ready to make a decision. I think we had about 4 free consultations! Thank you for your patience and understanding while we wrapped our heads around the process. - Sam & Julia K.

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I wanted to thank you for your attentiveness and patience with my situation. I was obviously way out of my comfort zone with everything and your team has been understanding and flexible at every turn. It's been a great comfort. Thank you again and take care! - Daniel W.

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After 50 years of marriage, a successful business, 3 children and 7 grandchildren, we never thought we’d end up here. We didn't properly prepare for retirement, we didn't manage our money well and we were constantly helping our children and grandchildren financially. All of this lead us to calling Smythe Insolvency for help after a friend let us know about what they do.

The first thing they let us know was that we weren't alone. That this was an unfortunate situation they have come across time and time again and that they had a solution for us. Our family couldn't be more grateful to everyone at Smythe for helping us find our way out of debt. - Bruce and Lynda N.

Smythe Insolvency Testimonial

I was very nervous to get help with my debt and I wasn't convinced that this was the route I needed to take. I started the process by asking a lot of questions before even booking a consultation. Smythe was patient with me and any time I had a question, the answer was a simple phone call or email away. They understood that this was a very big decision for me and were more than happy to take the time and answer the questions I needed answered in order to feel confident moving forward with my Consumer Proposal. I couldn't be more grateful for their patience, empathy and expertise. - Luke B.

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Unlike other debt companies I met with, I felt no pressure from Smythe Insolvency. I asked my Trustee questions and he gave me direct, honest answers. They gave me the knowledge and the power to make the decision that was best for me. I'm half-way through my Consumer Proposal and soon I'll be debt free. - Clarence W.

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Thank you for the training sessions and all of your help over the past couple of years. You've been so patient and kind and helpful. I appreciate it more than you know! Taking your advice has helped my credit score bit by bit too. Thank you again. - Jessica G.

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I felt supported and understood by everyone that I interreacted with at Smythe -- right from my first phone call to them. They were nonjudgmental, told me the truth, and they were compassionate about my situation. Thank you so much to all the staff. - Faith M.

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The people here make this place remarkable - thank you to everyone at Smythe Insolvency!" - John N.

Smythe Insolvency Testimonial

The whole experience caused me so much anxiety 5 years ago so it was amazing to have the help of staff from Smythe Insolvency. The team at Smythe Insolvency will be happy to know that I'm now really good with money and have saved up to travel for the first time in about 7 years. - Kaihlee R

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Although my journey has been uncomfortable, I feel blessed to have met the people at Smythe Insolvency. They helped me through one of my most trying times in life and for that I will always be grateful. - Jaspreet D.

Smythe Insolvency Testimonial

Everyone at Smythe Insolvency was so friendly and understanding of my situation. They were able to handle my consumer proposal in a very professional, but caring manner. The entire Smythe team is amazing and I completely recommend them. - Anthony G.

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My debts were piling up and my financial situation was spinning out of control. Then, I made an appointment with Smythe Insolvency. Without the help of my Licensed Insolvency Trustee, I would have lost everything - including my health. - Gleb L.

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The team at Smythe Insolvency helped me deal with financial stress that followed my divorce. Three years later, I'm happy to report that I'm debt-free and working on rebuilding my credit. - Christine J.

Smythe Insolvency Testimonial

The team at Smythe Insolvency is professional, compassionate and understanding. They kept me in the loop with all steps being taken to help me become debt free. I am very appreciative to the entire team for their assistance and for the chance to move forward with my life. - Bojan D.

Smythe Insolvency Testimonial

The team at Smythe Insolvency helped me through a very dark period in my life. I owed a large sum of money due to circumstances that had spiraled out of my control and I needed a way to bring my monthly payments down to a more manageable level. Under the guidance of my Licensed Insolvency Trustee, I was able to put together a consumer proposal and can now move forward with my life without fear of the phone ringing or the mail being delivered. - Payton T.

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I recently used the services of Smythe Insolvency to help facilitate my bankruptcy. Throughout the entire process, I had no shortage of questions. My Licensed Insolvency Trustee was always willing to take the time to fully understand the questions I was asking and they always had an answer for me. Declaring bankruptcy was extremely stressful and very confusing, but with the help of my trustee, I had the support I needed to get through it. I am eternally grateful for the help I received and would recommend Smythe to anyone dealing with financial troubles. - Khang V.

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After meeting with the team at Smythe Insolvency, I felt so much more comfortable about my decision to file for bankruptcy. What once seemed like a scary and daunting process is now a distant memory. My Licensed Insolvency Trustee walked me through everything without judgment and gave me hope for the future. - Andy M.

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Dealing with my consumer proposal has been a very stressful and frightening situation. After meeting with Shelley Koehli, my Licensed Insolvency Trustee, I felt comforted and relaxed. Her caring and professional approach has been very much appreciated. I would not hesitate to refer her and the rest of the team at Smythe Insolvency to my friends and family. - Dawn R.

Smythe Insolvency Testimonial

There is life after bankruptcy! It's not easy, but the key to success is to learn from your mistakes. The entire team at Smythe was professional, caring and understanding throughout my bankruptcy process. They took the time to explain the complex process and made recommendations that assisted me in making smart financial decisions. I encourage you to consider a consultation with Smythe if you are struggling financially. Take it from me, you will feel a sense of relief once you do. - Anh T.

Smythe Insolvency Testimonial

It took me three years of struggling to keep it all together through failed investments, loss of income and the strong desire to create a better life for my children. Finally, I knew I no longer had a choice and needed to consult with the professionals at Smythe Insolvency. Smythe helped me understand my options and walked me through the entire process, answering all my questions along the way. - Sanjay G.

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As you can imagine, going through the consumer proposal and bankruptcy process is not only a difficult financial and possibly legal process, but above all an emotional one. While most of us believe we will never have to deal with it, in fact many of us do. My experience dealing with Shelley, as well as the rest of the staff at Smythe, was first and foremost, accepting, without any judgement and, in many ways, comforting and supportive. Smythe truly wants to help you put your financial difficulties in the past. - E.M.

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The team at Smythe Insolvency was incredibly supportive and made me feel comfortable whenever I stepped into their office. Bankruptcy can be a humiliating process, but after my first meeting with Greg, the stress was gone. - Anna C.

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My Licensed Insolvency Trustee was extremely knowledgeable, helpful and empathetic while at the same time being very professional. Having gone through this experience, I would not hesitate to recommend the team at Smythe Insolvency to anyone that needed help getting their finances in order. - Duncan P.

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It is with sincere gratitude I acknowledge Smythe Insolvency. Everyone I spoke with responded as committed, supportive advisors. I thank Smythe for their clear directives and natural helpful communication. - Sonu L.

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I would like to thank the entire Smythe Insolvency team for helping me find the solution to my financial problems. I now have peace of mind and can live my life without the worries and stress that I had been facing over the years. Kenneth W.

Smythe Insolvency Testimonial

I cannot say enough good things about the people at Smythe Insolvency. Almost two years later and they still treat me with the utmost respect and patience. Jazmine R.

Smythe Insolvency Testimonial

After a considerable amount of research trying to find the right firm to help me with my financial issues, I found Smythe Insolvency. I called and discussed my situation - an upcoming bankruptcy. The advice and assistance I received was more than I could have ever expected. Everything was laid out for me and step-by-step my Licensed Insolvency Trustee explained what would be required to process paperwork and how it would affect me. Thanks to Smythe’s help and guidance, I felt comfortable and confident knowing I was in good hands. Tomas N.

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When I first visited Smythe Insolvency's North Vancouver office, I was full of shame and defeat. Having never experienced such total financial failure ever before, I didn’t know where to start. Explanations of the process ahead were clear and fair in the circumstances. Smythe was my first choice for one simple reason: they exuded confidence and kindness. Bet on kindness every time. - Abigail P.

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Smythe went above and beyond in making me feel secure about my decision. I can say without a doubt that I would not go to anyone else. Thank you for all your help. I’m back on track and working towards my financial future. Juliana L.

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I value Smythe Insolvency’s compassionate, non-judgmental and sensible approach to solving debt problems. I will always be thankful to them for being instrumental in making a difference in other people's lives. Arjun B.

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The team at Smythe Insolvency did not make me feel like a lesser individual due to my current financial position. They handled my situation with ease and were extremely knowledgeable throughout my bankruptcy process. Absolutely everything was taken care of beyond my satisfaction. Thank you for helping me get my life back on track. Samuel Z.

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Considering bankruptcy was one of the most difficult times of my life. Smythe Insolvency treated me with the utmost professionalism and clearly outlined my options of bankruptcy or a consumer proposal. I knew I was in good hands. Edward K.

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My husband and I found the team at Smythe Insolvency to be very professional without making us feel intimidated. Finding yourself in debt can leave you with a helpless feeling. Our Licensed Insolvency Trustee was concerned, as well as extremely helpful throughout the entire process. Thank you for all your insight. Jane M.

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In 2010, Smythe Insolvency helped us with our consumer proposal and we were able to pay it off three years earlier than anticipated. This allowed us to buy a house even though we had only been out of our proposal for three years! Aside from our mortgage, we currently have no debt and are happy to report that both our credit scores are nearing 700. We are living proof that you can rebuild if you follow the steps provided to you by the team at Smythe. Melissa and John E.

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A friend of mine introduced me to Smythe Insolvency and I’m so glad they did. The entire team has been so helpful in explaining the process to me and making sure I understood what was happening. I knew that I was in good hands with Smythe. Sean B.

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Smythe Insolvency took the fear out of the bankruptcy process. My Licensed Insolvency Trustee was a guide, an advisor and, above all, a compassionate person. He helped me come to terms with my bankruptcy and helped me develop a plan to move forward. Smythe Insolvency has my profound gratitude. Svetlana S.

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I want to thank Smythe Insolvency for being so wonderful to me. You made the whole process a lot less painful and helped me through one of my weakest moments. Sarah A.

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