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

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?

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

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

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

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....

Wearing the Bankruptcy B

In 1850, Nathaniel Hawthorne published a novel that caused a good bit of controversy, but became an American (and international) classic. In “The...

Why January 1?

he first of the year is a traditional time to make resolutions. But where did this custom come from? January is named for the Roman god Janus who...

What it means to be S.M.A.R.T.

One way to achieve your goals is to use the S.M.A.R.T. method. This acronym is a great guide to setting your goals and then working...

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