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May 29th

Money Management

The Basics of Bankruptcy

The Basics of Bankruptcy

I put bankruptcy in the same category as divorce – no one thinks this is a great idea. Even though they do everything possible to avoid it, sometimes good people have to go through it. Even quality bankruptcy attorneys will tell you it is a last resort. The fear, the shame, the guilt – it turns your world upside down.

Sadly most people who file bankruptcy have simply lost hope and can’t see another way out. They’ve given up. About 90% of the people who come to our office or call my radio show have another way out but are too wrapped up in the emotions of the situation to see other options.

But when you’re standing on the outside and not in the middle of the financial mess, it’s easy to see other alternatives. By selling the car, taking an extra job, living on a budget, having a garage sale, quit paying this or that – most people can make it out of the hole. There may be some dings on their credit but it’s better than filing bankruptcy.

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Don't Let Your Car Own You

Don't Let Your Car Own You

Too many people today view their car as their status symbol. A nice car means a successful person, while an older car means one has no money. Remember...

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Making That Paycheck Stretch!

 Making That Paycheck Stretch!

It happens to all of us. There are still a few days left till payday and somehow that last paycheck just didn't last long enough! Or maybe there were ...

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5 Steps To Healthy Spending Habits

5 Steps To Healthy Spending Habits

Next to our physical health most of us are primarily concerned with our financial health, and with good reason. Although our intentions are usually gr...

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10 money saving ideas

10 money saving ideas

1. If you have your haircut every 3 weeks, try going 4 or 5 weeks in between haircuts. If you pay $10 for a haircut, you could save $70 a year by havi...

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