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Budgeting For The Holiday

Budgeting For The Holiday

Spending the holidays in is supposed to be fun. However, the holidays are a stressful time because many people are worried about money. There are ways that you can enjoy the holidays without breaking your budget by spending some time budgeting for the holiday you can...

How Many People File for Bankruptcy?

How Many People File for Bankruptcy?

How Many People File for Bankruptcy? According to statistics provided by the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, almost 800,000 people filed for bankruptcy during 2016. Which Type of Bankruptcy is Most Popular? Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings make up the vast majority of all...

Signs It’s Time To Call A Bankruptcy Lawyer

Signs It’s Time To Call A Bankruptcy Lawyer

Finances, particularly in regards to your amount of debt, can be a struggle for anyone. If your debt is continually rising with no sign of stopping, filing for bankruptcy could be a viable option. Filing can help you avoid a complete financial meltdown. Here is a look...

How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Family?

How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Family?

Declaring bankruptcy is a decision that affects not only yourself but also your family —  in positive and negative ways. While bankruptcy can lead to increased financial stability, there are unforeseen issues that can affect other family members in a negative way. If...

Which comes first — Bankruptcy or Divorce?

Which comes first — Bankruptcy or Divorce?

Many married couples discover they need to file for bankruptcy around the same time that they file for divorce. Dealing with either situation is difficult enough, but the two together can be overwhelming. But which should be done first? Should they be done together?...

Guidelines for Bankruptcy Affected by Natural Disasters

Guidelines for Bankruptcy Affected by Natural Disasters

Unfortunately, large-scale natural disasters affected hundreds of thousands of Americans in 2017. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported a historic year of natural disasters. FEMA reported that disasters affected 8% of the U.S. Inevitably some people...

Americans Are Deeper in Debt Before Retirement Than Ever Before

Americans Are Deeper in Debt Before Retirement Than Ever Before

Today Americans are more likely than ever before to have debt before retirement. More than 70 per cent of people ages 56 to 61 were in debt in 2010, showed a recent study that appears in the American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings. The study analyzes the...

Taxes and Bankruptcy

Taxes and Bankruptcy

Taxes & Bankruptcy are complex and a nuanced area of law. Some back taxes owed to the IRS are dischargeable (erased) through bankruptcy, while others are not. Before filing for bankruptcy it is important for you to understand how you will be affected by filing, and...

4 Keys to Successfully Managing Your Personal Finances

4 Keys to Successfully Managing Your Personal Finances

Personal Finances When you have a solid grasp of your personal finances you will be free from stressing out about money, your bills will be paid, your financial goals can be met. Many of us get out of school without ever having taken a course in personal financial...

Bankruptcy Stops Wage Garnishment

Bankruptcy Stops Wage Garnishment

Wage garnishment can be disastrous for individuals and families who are already struggling to make ends meet. To garnish wages most creditors must file a lawsuit against you and obtained a judgment. By the time wages are garnished your employer has been notified of...

Practical Steps to Take Before Filing Bankruptcy

Practical Steps to Take Before Filing Bankruptcy

Deciding to file for bankruptcy is a difficult decision. Though, erasing your debt through bankruptcy may be the best decision you could make for your financial future. Once you are free from unmanageable debt, like credit card and medical debt, you will be in a...

3 More Reasons to File for Bankruptcy

3 More Reasons to File for Bankruptcy

We recently published 3 Reasons to File for Bankruptcy and because there are many reasons why people need to file for bankruptcy protection, we thought it important to follow up with 3 More Reasons to File for Bankruptcy. For many, filing is the best decision for...

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