Category Archives: Jobs

Young Adults Hit With Debt in Chicago Harder Compared to Older People

It’s a tough time for young adults in this country. They have dealt with increasing costs for higher education on top of cost-of-living expenses that never go down. They come out of college after earning a degree over four to five years and are thrust into a job market that is the worst in decades…. Read More »

Jobs Up, Unemployment Down, But Chicago Bankruptcy Still a Viable Option

Recently released data suggests that more than 120,000 jobs were added in November, which lowered the unemployment rate to 8.6 percent, CNNMoney reports. This is certainly encouraging news. Our Chicago bankruptcy lawyers hope that many of the seasonal workers who were hired in retail and by companies producing consumer goods can hang on to those… Read More »

Recent Grads Considering Atlanta Bankruptcy in Poor Economy

Even the most experienced business professionals are finding that securing a well-paying job is a challenge. So college graduates, who have little experience, but a brand new degree and an excitement for getting into the workforce, are finding the current climate even more of a challenge. Atlanta bankruptcy lawyers have followed the news as Georgia’s… Read More »

Atlanta Bankruptcy an Option as Georgia Jobless Rate Increases

More bad news out of Atlanta, this time from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution — the newspaper reports that the metro area’s unemployment rate went up again in August, from 10.3 to 10.4 percent. That may not seem like a big jump, but what it shows is that the local economy, like the national economy, isn’t getting… Read More »

Payroll Tax Cut Canceled Out By Increasing Food and Fuel Costs

Remember the paycheck raise you got back in January? No? You’re not the only one. In 2011, Uncle Sam boosted most people’s paychecks by rolling back Social Security payroll taxes from 6.2 to 4.2 percent. Less money withheld meant fatter paychecks. But unfortunately, most of us haven’t even noticed, say Atlanta bankruptcy attorneys. That’s because… Read More »