The United States economy continues to show signs of improvement. But as the economic outlook improves for some, many single moms are not feeling the effects and struggle to make ends meet.
Debt is something that most people deal with their entire lives.
The attorney general of one state calls it "the latest scam on the largest group of people who are struggling with the most debt."
If you are a regular reader of this blog in Florida or elsewhere, you might already know a good deal about national and state laws focused upon debt relief. Concerning bankruptcy, for example, many people are familiar with legal concepts like the "means test" and the "automatic stay" that are central to the bankruptcy process.
A recent media article on a debt-strapped consumer stresses the singular nature of medical debt and its often outsized effect on a person’s life.
We have stated in prior select posts that the consequences of medical debt can be severe, and we are certainly serious in noting that (please see, for example, our blog entry dated March 14, 2014).
In a recent article penned for the New York Times, health care writer Elisabeth Rosenthal notes the slippery slope confronting many people following their receipt of medical care.
Anya Kamenetz, a contributor to the Chicago Tribune, makes two especially notable points about debt relief services in a recent article. We think they are interesting and relevant to many of our Florida and other readers and thus pass them along as something to think about.
Most Floridians and other Americans across the country know exactly how irritating a telemarketing phone call can be.
Media reports are noting that legislation passed on Capitol Hill in 2007 that focused on providing desperately needed relief for millions of American homeowners will likely expire at the end of the year.