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Can I keep my house if I file for bankruptcy?

Facing overwhelming debt can be a frightening experience. It can seem like you have failed at life, and your financial future is hopeless. Clinging to property such as your home might be your last resort. Often, your largest form of wealth will be the home you are living in.

Confident in your trustees? Irrevocable trusts may save you money

Gifting large assets to heirs and family members constitutes a generous decision. Perhaps you have saved thousands of dollars after selling a business or creating a product. You plan to allocate some money you have earned over time to loved ones, but you prefer to release the funds to your trustees after you pass. An irrevocable trust allows you to designate money in a permanent document.

Asset separation can prepare your business for financial straits

It's a dream of many to one day be their own boss, run their own business and achieve success at something that they love to do. Entrepreneurship and owning a small business are exciting and worthy goals, but before you get started, there are many strategies for you to learn and realities to face.

What Florida’s new foreclosure laws mean for you

Mounting personal debt is a stressful situation. Whether you’re dealing with credit card debt, medical bills, missed mortgage payments or something in between, feeling the burden of owed money can seem like a weight you’ll never get out of. Foreclosure and bankruptcy often go hand-in-hand, and a new law is limiting the tools at your disposal in the event of a foreclosure.

When to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy

Nobody wants to have to file for bankruptcy. However, for those struggling with overwhelming debt, it could be the best way to resolve the situation. Waiting too long to file for bankruptcy can increase debt. If you are thinking it might be time to file for bankruptcy, you have probably realized there are several different types of bankruptcy proceedings.

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