Year: 2020

a couple holiday shopping in Fort Lauderdale, FL

The holidays are upon us and while they may look very different during the pandemic, people still want to find ways to celebrate with their loved ones. Budgeting for the holidays is never easy, but just like everything else in 2020, it brings unique challenges during the pandemic. A survey…

woman upset about bankruptcy

The COVID-19 pandemic has put over 30 million Americans out of work, and many of those individuals were already struggling with debt before the pandemic hit. Debt can sometimes actually be a good thing, as it allows people to purchase homes, vehicles, and other necessities of life. However, when you…

credit cards stacked, credit card debt causing bankruptcy

No one ever wants to file bankruptcy but, in some cases, it can provide real relief from crushing debt. One of the reasons people are sometimes so hesitant to file is because they believe the many myths surrounding bankruptcy. Here we break down those myths and expose the truth behind…

foreclosure notice and keys on court table

Going through the foreclosure process is something that everyone hopes they’ll never have to face. The prospect of losing your home can significantly disrupt your life and dramatically impact your future and the future of those who depend on you. In the face of such hardship, it can be tempting…

abandoned home in florida from a zombie foreclosure

Zombie closures are up around the country, and that includes in the Sarasota-Manatee region and the rest of southern Florida. Zombie foreclosures occur when homeowners suspect the bank will foreclose on their home, or they have already received a foreclosure notice. Fearing the worst, homeowners sometimes simply pack up their…