Is it possible to file bankruptcy virtually without meeting my attorney?
In a word, yes, in light of the changing business landscape during COVID-19, even the bankruptcy courts are easing up on in person requirements, such as the meeting of creditors. The coronavirus is shaping up to be a once in a lifetime financial event. Although no one knows what the economic impact will be (and…Read more
How to get a PPP loan forgiven – a step by step guide
On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, Public Law 116-136 (the “CARES Act,”). Under the CARES Act, Congress authorized $349 billion for the Small Business Administration’s (“SBA”) Paycheck Protection Program (the “PPP”), and is likely to soon add an additional $250 billion as funds quickly ran out…Read more
Biden on Bankruptcy: 10 Ways the Bankruptcy Laws Could Change if Democrats Take the White House
In the last few weeks as Vice President Biden has solidified his position as the presumptive Democratic Party Presidential nominee, he has adopted positions of his former rivals to unify the party, including endorsing Senator Warren’s proposals relating to the changes adopted in the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, Public Law…Read more
The 5 Best Credit Cards for Rebuilding Your Credit
If you have a low credit score, it probably either means you’re just starting to build your credit as a young adult, or you’ve been unable to pay bills, been sent to collections, and your score has consequently taken a dive. If you’re a young person, credit card companies are probably banging down your door…Read more
5 Personal Finance Moves to Make Before You’re 30
Life after college can be an overwhelming and emotional process. We get our first “real” jobs after spending a few years racking up student loan debt, and then it’s on to possibly looking into buying a home and starting a family. By the time we’re nearing our mid- to late-20s, we wonder: Where has all…Read more
Will the IRS Really Forgive Most of My Tax Debt?
There are plenty of commercials on TV claiming it’s easy to get tax debt forgiven by the IRS. But, you know what they say – if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Be careful. There are excellent tax attorneys who may be able to work a deal with the tax man….Read more