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What happens when you file bankruptcy?

Chapter 7 bankruptcy for example, is one of the most common forms of bankruptcy that individuals may file for.

In a chapter 7 bankruptcy, your assets are liquidated in order to pay off as much of your debt obligations as possible. The cash from your assets are re-distributed to creditors including any banks, credit cards or other creditors that you may owe money to.  Overall, it offers the option for a fresh new start.  (Click pic to read more)


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YOUR BEST LIFE EVER

Congratulations on completing the first quarter of the New Year!  

Are you on track to being able to claim that you’re experiencing the best quality of life, in every area of your life?  If you’re already there, bravo!  But if not, you may find comfort in some of what I have to share and my perspective on how you can possibly get there – at least as far as it pertains to your money.

TO BUY OR TO RENT......IT DEPENDS..ITS ALIFESTYLE CHOICE

It is not a new question, especially in this city of ours:  How do you know whether you should buy or rent?  The answer is not only based on financial criteria (which, of course, is a huge piece that we will discuss in the next newsletter) or the market, but also your lifestyle. You should always ask yourself important questions like...

SHIFTING YOUR FINANCIAL MINDSET

Becoming an entrepreneur isn’t easy and the ups and downs are not for everyone. As an Investment Advisor, I have spent almost ten years in the financial industry in various roles helping individuals manage their wealth. I have worked at larger corporate firms, but now co-own an independent financial advisory practice called Papillon Financial.

 


10 WAYS TO PUT YOURSELF IN A STRONG FINANCIAL POSITION AS YOU START YOUR BUSINESS 

There has been a tremendous change in the growing rate of women-owned businesses in America in recent years.  Women contribute significantly to the U.S. economy and according to a 2010 study by the U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration, as of 2007 7.8 million firms were owned by women, which accounted for 30% of all privately held firms. 

TEACHING KIDS THE VALUE OF MONEY

The simplest way to teach children the value of a dollar is to show them how it affects their life. Although, there are ample games, children’s personal ATM machines, apps, and books that focus on the subject, you will still be their first teacher. 

Your saving and spending habits will be apart of their memories, even at an early age. When your kids begin to understand money, they will begin to feel empowered...

WHAT IS CONSIDERED A GOOD CREDIT SCORE? Anything at or above 600 – 650 is considered a good credit score, but this is really the boarder line.  Everyone should actually strive to have a credit score in the 7-800’s in order to put yourself in a place where you have more command over the things that you’re trying to do in life, like making large purchases (i.e. home, car etc.).

WHAT IS CONSIDERED A GOOD CREDIT SCORE?

Anything at or above 600 – 650 is considered a good credit score, but this is really the boarder line.  Everyone should actually strive to have a credit score in the 7-800’s in order to put yourself in a place where you have more command over the things that you’re trying to do in life, like making large purchases (i.e. home, car etc.).


LETS MAKE FINANCE LESS OVERWHELMING...

Finance can be overwhelming because there are so many moving parts. There are money coaches, personal financial experts, tax advisors, accountants, financial advisors, and CFP’s. How do you keep up with what everyone does? On several occasions, I have been confused for many of those titles, but we’re all different. 


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