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How to get a Fresh Start with Bankruptcy

What Fresh Start means is that by filing bankruptcy, (liquidating assets to pay your debts or by creating a repayment plan) you can get rid of unwanted debt and start...

New Year, New You – Financial Savings Tools

Savings!  You know you should have it, but saving money when you are already on a tight budget is difficult at best.   The standard for an emergency fund is...

New Year, New Financial You: Assessing Your Financial Situation

By: Sarah J. Crouch The first step in establishing any kind of new financial existence for yourself is to make sure that you know where you are right now. I...

New Year, New Financial You

It is that time of year.  We are all making resolutions to be fitter, lose weight, save more money, be happier, the works. We are all making promises to ourselves. ...

5 MUST HAVES in a bankruptcy attorney

By Michael Estrin• Bankrate.com Bankruptcy lawyers often are the beneficiaries of a tough economy, but their clients, many of whom know little about the process and have scant time to...

Why Talking to a Bankruptcy Attorney Helps.

I have a very specific goal every single time I talk to a prospective new client on the phone about a bankruptcy case. I want you to feel better when...

New Year, New You: Budgeting

Bankruptcy can be tough.  But it can also teach hard lessons.  Like how a budget an emergency savings is mission critical. Maybe you had those and your bankruptcy had nothing...

Life After Bankruptcy – It Does Exist And It Matters

I spend a lot of time on here writing about after a bankruptcy case.  I have been asked why?  Why does a person whose job is the actual mechanics of...

Mortgages After Bankruptcy

So your bankruptcy case has been over for a few years.  You did the hard work.  You saved and followed a budget and rebuilt your credit with a car loan...

Surviving a Summertime Bankruptcy Filing

Summer used to mean sun and fun.  Cold drinks, the beach, maybe even a vacation with kids. But things went wrong.  You lost your job, got sick, divorced? Now all...