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Business, Bankruptcy and COVID-19

Being a small business owner, or even a medium to large business owner, comes with a unique set of financial challenges that seem to only be intensified by the current COVID-19 crisis. Many businesses have had to furlough or layoff staff; all while trying to limp forward day-by-day. Many entrepreneurs are being faced with the […]

Reestablishing Creditworthiness after Bankruptcy

As I’m sure you can imagine, we receive a lot of questions about reestablishing credit, and how to point your finances in the right direction after filing for bankruptcy relief. Part of our commitment to our clients is to walk with you through not just the filing of your bankruptcy, but in reestablishing your financial […]

Money Myths: What to Question, and Why

One of the unintended consequences of seeking out information in a high-speed, interconnected and technology driven world is often times not the lack of information, but rather the overabundance of it. Everyone seems to be an expert – and even if they don’t claim to be, they most definitely have an opinion that they are […]

Gone for Good?

One word can be used to describe the current and immediate future of the job market: bleak. What does the ongoing pandemic mean for your industry going forward? This article takes a deeper dive into the hard numbers and even harsher reality of the ongoing global crisis in terms of employment.

Do you want to reach your financial goals faster?

Women Who Money share their insight into maximizing your income in order to reach your financial goals, and secure your future, faster.

What about the companies I see on TV that say they will wipe out my debts without bankruptcy?

There are many unfounded claims being made by agencies that do not have the right to practice law. The Federal Trade Commission recently warned of these “credit repair” scams. The truth is, these companies depend on your creditors voluntarily agreeing to reduce your debt in exchange for a lump sum payment. Unlike legal debt relief, […]

Cirque du Soleil Files For Bankruptcy

As another month draws to a close, the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic finds yet another victim in Las Vegas Strip mainstay, Cirque du Soleil. The company announced Monday that they will be filing for bankruptcy protection.

24-Hour Fitness Declares Bankruptcy

Yet another casualty of the COVID-19 crisis was witnessed on Monday, with 24-Hour Fitness filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Their anticipated closing of 130+ gyms may only be the beginning – as Danielle Wallace reports for Fox Business, “Experts expect a dramatic shift in the U.S. fitness industry even after coronavirus restrictions are lifted, […]

Your questions answered: I’m married, do my spouse and I both have to file bankruptcy?

This is a question I have received quite a bit over the years, but it seems to be coming up more and more these days. The simple answer is: NO, you can absolutely file for bankruptcy protection as an individual, even if you are married! Whether you should or not depends on who is legally […]

Coronavirus: More than just an issue of our health.

The coronavirus has been wreaking havoc for months, but the full extent of its infectious nature doesn’t stop with our health and wellbeing. In the words of Emily Pandise, “From iconic department stores to entertainment giants, the coronavirus has seemingly spared no one in its devastation of the U.S. economy.” Here is a list of […]