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Divorce & Finances: Reducing Stress, Saving Money

Divorce takes a toll on people emotionally and can be financially devastating. According to a 2018 study by Nolo, a typical divorce costs approximately $15,500, primarily due to legal fees with the average divorce attorney charging $250 an hour. Taking

Posted in Bankruptcy, Budgeting, Credit, Debt, Divorce, Relationships

Minimize Your Debt This Year

With the financial strain of the holidays, many find this time of year to be a stressful time. If credit card debt is haunting you in this new year, we have some advice to help minimize your debt going forward.

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Posted in Bankruptcy, Budgeting, Debt, Debt Counseling, Debt Management Plan, DOs and DON'Ts, Emergency Savings, Financial Counseling, Overspending

Can I Afford to File Bankruptcy?

Since bankruptcy has such a negative effect on credit, we encourage people to consider it as a last resort. Today, we’re flashing back to this post about determining if you should file and your options if you decide to file.

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Posted in Bankruptcy, Debt

Why timing is everything if you choose to file bankruptcy

Bankruptcy can be a scary word, but it’s even scarier if you don’t have a plan after filing. We’re flashing back this Friday to this post about how important timing is if you choose to file bankruptcy. I talk with

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Posted in Bankruptcy

3 causes of bankruptcy & how to avoid them

People make a lot of assumptions about those who file bankruptcy. You may think that the number one reason for bankruptcy is overspending, but you’d be wrong. In the financial counseling world we see every scenario you can imagine. ┬áThe

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Posted in Bankruptcy, Debt, Emergency Savings
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