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Credit Cards After Bankruptcy

Many of my clients ask me if they will be able to have credit cards following a bankruptcy. My answer is always “yes." This week several of our clients who had filed bankruptcy received pre-qualification offers for a Capital One credit card account. The account would...

Do I Want the Value of My Home to Be Low?

This is a question we often get from clients. We explain to them that bankruptcy is an intensive information gathering exercise and that it is really all about disclosure on their parts. Bankruptcy provides a fresh start, but to get that fresh start the debtor must...

Great news for struggling businesses

The COVID-19 Bankruptcy Relief Extension Act of 2021 was signed this week.  This law extends the $7,500,000 debt cap for businesses under the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (SBRA).  The extension will last for one additional year, to March 27, 2022. The Act...

Single Women and Financial Protection

Recently I was asked to give advice about how single women can protect themselves from financial downturns and unexpected problems. These problems might arise from an illness or injury, from a loss of a job or income, from being sued and having a judgment placed, or...

Pi(e) Day and Bankruptcy

March 14, coined “Pi Day” since physicist Larry Shaw started the day back in 1988 to celebrate the famous number (and recognized officially since 2009 when the US House of Representatives passed a resolution honoring the day), is often celebrated in the U.S. not by...

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