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13 Sep 2012
Toni Braxton has won six Grammy Awards - and filed for two bankruptcies. Our Colorado Springs Chapter 7 Bankruptcy attorneys understand that she intends to talk about her financial journey in an upcoming music television show. While some may view multiple filings as a sign of irresponsibility, the fact is that there are some situations in which the filer may have little choice. It's also worth noting that someone who has already been through the bankruptcy process knows that when circumstances outside their control begin to snowball, there is no sense in wasting precious time and money in an effort…
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11 Sep 2012
Despite reports that the U.S. economy is inching toward improvement, we now know that household incomes in the U.S. fell to levels we haven't seen since 1989. In fact, Colorado Springs Chapter 7 bankruptcy lawyers understand that a recent report from the U.S. Census Bureau indicates that median incomes fell by nearly 2 percent last year. Families are on the brink of poverty, and despite falling income levels, many families have not adjusted their lifestyle. This, unfortunately, is a recipe for becoming trapped in debt. The current presidential campaign is dedicating a great deal of focus to why this is…
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20 Aug 2012
There is an old saying that it's hard to see the forest through the trees. Colorado Springs Chapter 7 bankruptcy lawyers know this is one way of saying it's difficult to gauge the entirety of the situation when you're in the middle of it. This is exactly the case with debt. It starts with a missed payment here or a credit card charge there. We continue moving along with life thinking it will eventually get handled or take care of itself. The problem with debt, though, is that it compounds upon itself. Many people don't realize they're in trouble until…
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09 Aug 2012
A new report from one of Denver's largest human resources firms indicates that salaried employees in Denver are set to receive some of the largest pay raises in the country. Our Colorado Springs Chapter 7 bankruptcy lawyers know this is great news - but it's important to note that it's only going to affect a small number of companies and individuals, and that the increases are expected to be marginal. A larger national study, conducted by the Economic Policy Institute, indicates that low-paying jobs aren't actually going anywhere. In fact, about 30 percent of available jobs today will put a…
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20 Jun 2012
It may come as a surprise to some people to hear that a Colorado Springs bankruptcy can actually be looked back upon as being a positive thing. As "Real Housewife" Teresa Giudice explained recently on the show, the bankruptcy "made us stronger." Our Colorado Springs bankruptcy lawyers know that many of our clients express that the whole process is freeing. That's not to say it is without its challenges or that it's easy. In fact, this is why it's critical to have an experienced attorney by your side, helping you sort through the details. It can be a difficult choice…
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31 May 2012
Colorado bankruptcy attorneys know that with wedding season coming up, many brides have visions of destination vows, mile-high wedding cakes and princess gowns. But all of that can quickly lead to a Colorado Springs bankruptcy, if you're not careful. Of course, parents want to give their children a memorable and special occasion. They reason that it's a once-in-a-lifetime event. While there may be certain aspects upon which you can certainly splurge, it's important not to get yourself into a pattern of debt for a one-day event, no matter how special. Consider that according to TheKnot.com, the average wedding cake costs…
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21 May 2012
Colorado Springs bankruptcy attorneys know that in order to avoid being burdened by debt in old age, retirement savings are crucial. However, life has a way of throwing in a few surprises, and in those cases, a Colorado Springs bankruptcy can give you the freedom to enjoy your golden years free from the stress and worry of cumbersome debt. A lot of financial analysts say that it's wise to try to save for your retirement as if you would live to be 100 years-old. Of course, we know that as of right now, the average life expectancy is quite a…
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