Category Archives: Bankruptcy

Chicago Bankruptcy Lawyers Help You Hold On To Savings

When the stock market took a dive last year, so did most retirement funds. But it’s not just Wall Street doing damage to our savings – it’s our own impatience. Since the recession began, people have been pulling the plug on their retirement money, cashing out to pay for present-day expenses like bills and groceries…. Read More »

Illinois and Georgia Bankruptcy Exemptions Part 2

In our last post, we debunked a common myth about bankruptcy: some folks misguidedly believe filing will cause them to lose their belongings, including their house. But bankruptcy can not only eliminate your debt, it can actually help you save your home, car and other possessions. Want to see for your own eyes? Take a… Read More »

Illinois Bankruptcy Exemptions Can Protect Your Assets

One of the biggest misconceptions people have about bankruptcy is that they’ll have to give up all of their stuff when they file. A woman in my neighborhood was so terrified that her house would be taken away if she went bankrupt that she (unfortunately) didn’t even consider filing as an option. She just let… Read More »

Payday loans a bad deal, advise Chicago bankruptcy attorneys

Whoever said that patience is a virtue might have been talking about payday loans. You’ve probably noticed payday loan centers in your neighborhood – maybe you’ve even used them yourself. An online search for payday loans in Chicago nets nearly 300 results. And with so many folks living paycheck to paycheck, it’s no wonder. But,… Read More »