Category Archives: General
Can Debt Settlement Companies Really Get You Out Of Debt?
If you had a dime for every time you saw an advertisement by someone promising to get you out of debt, you would have become debt-free a long time ago and stayed that way. It is easy enough to spot the ads that are outright scams, because they promise solutions that are too good… Read More »
How Does Bankruptcy Affect Foreign Debt?
We have written before about how bankruptcy affects assets you hold overseas. Now we want to talk about a related issue—your foreign debt. South Florida is home to many foreign nationals and people who travel regularly. It is not unusual for many of these folks to come to our offices with foreign debts that… Read More »
What steps can you take to help you keep your home?
No one wants to face serious financial problems, much less the very real possibility of losing a home. However, such crises are not uncommon among Florida homeowners, as you may already be aware, especially as a new year unfolds. Has your mortgage lender threatened to take over ownership of your house? Before you panic,… Read More »
Foreclosure up ahead? How to find an alternate route
If you own a home in Florida, you’ve likely encountered ups and downs regarding your financial status (and ability to make payments). Although it’s not uncommon to face money problems once in a while, a particularly trying time may call for extra support. Do not panic if it appears you may be facing foreclosure…. Read More »
Understanding unsecured debt and what it means for you
Many Florida residents deal with debt and financial problems. However, many do not know that there are legal options available that will let them deal with their debt. Bankruptcy allows many consumers to discharge their debt and pursue a stronger financial future. Your options depend largely upon the nature of your individual financial situation…. Read More »
Don’t close the door on these foreclosure warning signs
If you live in Florida year round, you’ve likely noticed that the state’s economy has navigated the same ebbs and flows as that in most other states. In recent years, economic crisis has thrown many households into downward spirals, leaving homeowners and their families grasping at straws and trying to keep their heads above… Read More »
Home sweet home: You may be able to avoid foreclosure
Although no two Florida families are the same, many understand what it’s like to face challenging financial situations. You may have simply fallen a little behind in your mortgage payments due to the rising cost of living. Maybe you are facing an unexpected emergency that brought you undue financial hardship. Either circumstance can quickly… Read More »
The high price of a payday loan
After a difficult week, you may find yourself short of cash a day or two before payday. Maybe this has happened before, and you have solved the problem by driving to a nearby storefront for a payday loan. Only this time, you haven’t paid back the loan from the previous week, and now you… Read More »
What should you do when creditor harassment crosses the line?
With unpaid debts come phone calls, letters and other types of collection efforts by collection agents and creditors. This is a normal thing to experience if you have a significant amount of debt, but there are times when these efforts cross the line. Fortunately, you do not have to suffer through these things alone… Read More »
Is threat of foreclosure seeping into your divorce proceedings?
The challenges Florida spouses face in divorce are typically many. No two marital situations are exactly the same that lead couples to ultimately determine divorce as the most viable option for resolving their particular issues. The divorce process is seldom easy, and it’s often necessary to compromise and cooperate in order to negotiate fair… Read More »