Category Archives: Economy

At What Point Should I File Bankruptcy?

Deciding when to file for bankruptcy can be tricky. In some situations, filing too early can mean losing property you may have been able to keep. It can also mean having to file for Chapter 13 instead of Chapter 7 bankruptcy. You may even be able to avoid bankruptcy all together. Knowing when to file is not always a science, but this article aims to help make that decision a little easier. When You Should Wait Before Filing Bankruptcy If … Read More

How is my Estate Distributed with No Will?

While several people haven’t put much thought into estate planning, if you have assets, you have an estate. In the event of your death, those assets will be distributed somehow. When you die without a will or any other estate planning tool in place, it’s called “intestate.” Every state has laws in place that address what happens in cases like these. Here’s more information about how intestate succession works in Arizona. What Happens You Die Without a Will? Where your … Read More

When is the Right Time to File Bankruptcy?

It’s tough to keep a clear head when you’re in a difficult financial situation. If you have lots of debt, you may be continually pestered by bill collectors and have very little hope of pulling out of it. You may be considering bankruptcy as a solution to getting your life back together. Here are some questions to ask yourself to determine if now’s the time to file. Is there any other way to get money for your bills? Finding a … Read More

Halloween Sales Bolster American Economy

Halloween related sales are a monstrous business in Arizona, according to the latest estimates from a National Retail Federation report. How much is this ghoulish business expected to grow? National holiday spending is estimated to reach an illustrious $7.4 billion mark. Your average Valley resident is expected to spend roughly $80 this holiday season on costumes, candy and décor – a figure up from approximately $75.03 the previous year. Economic figures indicate the trick-or-treating season will be booming in 2014. … Read More