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Financial and Physical Fitness: Day Twenty

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during this experiment. Savings:  $20 transferred to…

Financial and Physical Fitness: Day Fourteen

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during this experiment. Savings:  $14 transferred to…

Another Uninformed Rant Against Bankruptcy

In the past, I’ve written about why Dave Ramsey is wrong about bankruptcy.  A recent article published by Forbes by attorney Stephen J. Dunn about “bankruptcy hacks” demands a response.  Mr. Dunn’s article, laced with ad hominem attacks against bankruptcy attorneys and straw man arguments against bankruptcy, is one of the most poorly written articles…

Getting Rid of Tax Debts Through Bankruptcy

“You can’t get rid of taxes in bankruptcy.” True or false? A lot of people, even many bankruptcy attorneys, believe that taxes cannot be discharged in bankruptcy.  There are many tax debts that do survive bankruptcy such as “trust fund” taxes (i.e. taxes withheld from an employee’s paycheck).  However, some income taxes can be discharged…