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Did Toni Braxton Make a Mistake By Filing Bankruptcy Again?

R&B and pop Singer Toni Braxton filed bankruptcy for the second time in 12 years in October. Despite selling over 40 million records, she listed between $10-50 million in debts on her Bankruptcy Schedules in her second filing. Braxton filed papers earlier in her bankruptcy notifying the court of...

What’s a Troubled Homeowner to do?

Because you generally cannot modify your mortgage on your primary residence in a bankruptcy case, I often suggest that people who are most troubled by their mortgage debts seek assistance outside of bankruptcy. I had high hopes for the Obama mortgage programs, including the Home Affordable Mortgage...

Dream Like Walt Disney

Bankruptcy is not the end of the world but a way to get a second lease on life without the burden of debt. It's can be an opportunity to live your life with optimism and happiness. Though it may seem improbable to you, even if you file bankrupcy, you will not be restricted on how far you can...

Great Insight on Whitey Bulger and the Government's Trial Against Him

If you are a fan of the Departed or the Sopranos, you will enjoy what you read about this former No. 1 on the F.B.I.'s Most Wanted List. The Trial of Whitey Bulger features expert insight into Whitey Bulger, the mafia, his life as an informant, and the inner workings of the F.B.I. The author of...