A Fresh Start For Fall

Posted on Monday, September 3rd, 2018 by: admin

A new season brings an opportunity to make a fresh financial start. It’s a big step to contact a bankruptcy attorney to try to make things better. Maybe you’ve been on the fence about it for some time. Maybe you’ll need the fresh start and clean slate of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, or just some […]


Medical Debt and Bankruptcy Relationship Questioned

Posted on Saturday, February 10th, 2018 by: admin

  Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) authored a paper on medical debt as a professor before her political career that continues to influence policymakers who are especially interested in expanding health coverage through public funding. The New York Times reports that that study is in question methodologically by other scholars. Dr. Warren wrote that paper as […]


Get Your Balance

Posted on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 by: admin

If the plain truth is you’ve got more going out than coming in, it might be time to get some help. Accounts don’t balance themselves. Perhaps you just need some time, or perhaps the situation has gotten wildly out of control. In either case, waiting and worrying won’t likely fix anything. Many people fear that […]


Service Without Bias

Posted on Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 by: admin

Continuing the theme of racial disparities in bankruptcy service, a piece written by ProPublica highlights some generational and structural aspects of poverty. As the piece notes, the South is the region where these difficulties are most prominent. However, these disparities are prevalent in areas of Chicago as well. One of the biggest keys to breaking […]


Rules Of Thumb For Healthy Finances

Posted on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 by: admin

A wise financial plan will not always prevent the hardships that lead to bankruptcy, but it will help a person eliminate avoidable pitfalls that indicate trouble. A person should have an emergency fund, and if at all possible, 10% of one’s take-home pay should be devoted to this emergency fund. Some people have a separate […]


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