Plan for a Rainy Day

Plan for a Rainy Day

Imagine that you have a leak in your roof. It drips and has stained the ceiling, and after months of emptying buckets after every rainstorm, you’ve decided to fix it. You replace the soggy drywall, and put up new. You carefully spackle and sand everything smooth. You...
I Saw It On the Internet

I Saw It On the Internet

We’re on social media. In and of itself, that may be a bad idea these days. But we keep seeing a few things that pique our interest, and as they’re ideas and theories that are in our field, we take a deeper look. One is the idea that the economy isn’t really that bad....
Your Job Disappeared. Your Debt Won’t.

Your Job Disappeared. Your Debt Won’t.

Last year, over 750,000 people filed for personal bankruptcy. That number, surprisingly enough, is predicted to fall post-pandemic… But that’s just for the immediate future. The Wall Street Journal recently shared an article talking about this, and one of their...
Who’s Calling, Please?

Who’s Calling, Please?

The phone rings, and even though it’s a number you don’t recognize, you answer it. On the other end is someone from the government. You can tell, because they tell you so, and they sound very official. They’re calling because of the generous program offering relief to...
Dispelling the Stigma of Bankruptcy

Dispelling the Stigma of Bankruptcy

Like many of you, we avoid politics like, well… like a plague, but this story touched off something that we have to deal with every day: It was announced that the federal government was providing $765 million under the Defense Production Act to help Eastman Kodak set...
When the Rent is Due

When the Rent is Due

This may not seem to make sense, but stick with us, and it will… In March, we began learning about this dangerous virus that could potentially sweep the nation. As we moved into April and May, many businesses began shutting down. They were able to apply for federal...