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Selecting Trustees for Your Trust

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Creating a trust is a great way of managing your estate and making certain your heirs are protected. One of the most important steps in creating a trust is to select the trustee or trustees who will manage it. The trustee is in charge of managing the funds, making investments, paying any bills necessary, and...  read more

How Does Business Bankruptcy Differ from Personal Bankruptcy?

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

If your business is suffering, you may be considering filing for bankruptcy. While business bankruptcy and personal bankruptcy both serve as a way of reducing, restructuring, or eliminating debt to make it easier to become financially stable, the two processes are slightly different. Here are a few of the key differences between personal and business...  read more

What Is the Bankruptcy Means Test?

Monday, September 30th, 2019

If you’re thinking about bankruptcy, one of the things you need to know about and understand is the bankruptcy means test. This is the test that determines if you are eligible for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. If you are, then you can have some of your debt forgiven. If you are not, you have to file...  read more

I Have No Family – What Should I Do with My Estate?

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Some individuals have the issue of trying to divide up a small estate among many heirs, but others have a different problem – they have no heirs to leave their estate to. If you’re facing this situation, you may wonder what you should even do with your estate. If you don’t make a will or...  read more

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Write Your Will

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Many people find the idea of writing their will a little morbid. After all, it does mean acknowledging that you’re going to die someday, and that’s not a pleasant thought. But putting off writing your will isn’t a good idea, even though it does mean thinking about things you might otherwise not want to contemplate....  read more

I Know Someone Will Challenge My Will – Can I Do Anything About It?

Monday, July 29th, 2019

Most people feel confident that their heirs are going to carry out their last wishes exactly as they have been laid out in their will. However, this is, unfortunately, not always the case. Wills can be challenged, and if you’ve had a major falling out with someone and removed them from the will, they’re likely...  read more

How Does Bankruptcy Affect Student Loans?

Monday, July 15th, 2019

If you’re thinking about filing for bankruptcy, you need to understand how it will affect all of your debt. This includes your student loan debt. While it’s often very difficult to have your student loans wiped away during Chapter 7 bankruptcy, it’s not completely impossible. However, it is important that you go into the bankruptcy...  read more

When Should You Make Changes to Your Will?

Sunday, June 30th, 2019

Changing your will isn’t something you should do lightly, but it is something that you may need to do on occasion. It’s important that you keep your will updated—if you don’t, parts of your estate may become tied up in probate court for months. It’s also possible someone could challenge your will if it appears...  read more

Bankruptcy Isn’t Always a Sign of Financial Irresponsibility

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

If you’ve filed for bankruptcy in the past, you probably told as few people about it as possible. Almost everyone sees bankruptcy as an embarrassment and as a sign of financial failure. After all, declaring bankruptcy does appear to be tantamount to saying that you’ve been so horrible with your money that you can never...  read more

Will Bankruptcy Make it Harder to Find Work?

Saturday, June 1st, 2019

If you’re thinking about filing bankruptcy and are considering changing jobs in the near future, you may wonder if you’ll easily be able to do so. Bankruptcy does have a major effect on your credit, but how much of an effect does your credit have on potential employment opportunities? Will any new potential employer be...  read more

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