Life After Bankruptcy

09 Mar Justice Delayed is Justice Denied: The Case Against Big Banks

  I've seen lots of funny men; Some will rob you with a six-gunAnd some with a fountain pen.~ Woody Guthrie (Pretty Boy Floyd)Last month, Elizabeth Warren asked a pointed question of senior treasury department officials regarding why no enforcement action had ever been taken against...

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27 Feb Unlisted Debts Are Not Discharged in First Circuit

Debts which are not listed in bankruptcy schedules are not discharged in the First Circuit, which covers Puerto Rico and New England (except Connecticut and Vermont). The only exception is if that creditor otherwise knew of the bankruptcy filing when it happened. They are discharged...

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21 Nov 6 Stress-Reduction Tips For Cash-Strapped Times

We live in a hyper-stressed world, with work and family pulling us in all directions at once. Sometimes I wonder how we're living longer as a society - after all, the stress can't be good for us. Lots of my friends respond to stress by working out, sitting by the television in an effort to dull their senses, or hitting the day spa for a massage. That's great for them, but not for me. I dislike gyms, am not much for most TV beyond The Big Bang Theory, and the thought of a stranger touching me at a day spa makes me want to run screaming from the room. It occurs to me that all three of these stress-reduction solutions require money, something you may not have all that much of right now. Given the fact that being strapped for funds is a stressful event, you could probably use some stress relief right about now. It's good to clear your head so you can focus on getting through these difficult times.
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