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Cracking the Books: The Sequel

Cracking the Books: The Sequel

We wrote a few weeks back about the impact of student debt on consumers. Most borrowers were 18-39, the fastest growing segment of people struggling with student debt were those over 60.

What the Doctor Ordered

What the Doctor Ordered

We help people deal with bankruptcy every day, and each person’s story is different. A common theme, though, is folks who have found themselves in financial peril because of medical debt.

Cracking the Books

Cracking the Books

The average ’18 graduate took with their diploma around $29,200 in debt. That number keeps rising. How can you get yourself out from under this burden?

A Little Nest Egg

A Little Nest Egg

When do you plan to retire? What do you plan to do when you retire? How will you pay for it? That last question has been vexing people for a long time.

FREE MONEY! (But not really)

FREE MONEY! (But not really)

Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello is one of our favorite places. But Jefferson created a great deal of debt to build it.

“Hope” is Not a Plan

“Hope” is Not a Plan

Are you HOPING your financial worries will end? Why not have a PLAN? Having a solid plan might give you a better chance of meeting that Resolution and feeling better about yourself.

A Clean Slate

A Clean Slate

“A clean slate” came about over 3,000 years ago. But much of Hammurabi’s code is remarkably similar to today’s bankruptcy code – without the slavery and bone-breaking, of course.

The Foreclosure Monster

The Foreclosure Monster

You can feel the Foreclosure Monster coming. What do you do? We’ve helped a lot of people battle foreclosure. We’ve gathered a list of some pretty basic Do’s and Don’ts that have proven effective.

Why Me?

Why Me?

Out of the 844,495 bankruptcy cases filed in 2015, very few of them were businesses. Over 96% of them were people just trying to stretch things out until that next paycheck.

Let’s Rebuild Your Credit

Let’s Rebuild Your Credit

You’ve found yourself in financial distress. You think to yourself, “Well, this is easy. I’ll just cut up all of my credit cards.” You’ve Messed Up Your Credit.

The Return of The Debt Collector

The Return of The Debt Collector

We recently listened to a podcast about the return of debt collectors and paper chasers. One woman reported having her checking account garnished to collect 19 cents.

Should You Open That

Should You Open That

You know that you’ve been struggling. You’ve robbed Peter to pay Paul, cut off your cable, and gone to every-other-month for credit card payments....

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