The Coronavirus pandemic has and will continue to cause financial hardship for many individuals and businesses in the weeks and months ahead. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act known as the “CARES Act”, which was recently passed into law by Congress, provides financially distressed consumers and small businesses greater access to bankruptcy relief. Major takeaways from the CARES Act include:
Author: Andrew M. Thaler
Faced with a problem, the stress of not knowing what to do can be debilitating and result in procrastination and indecision. In the world of debt, knowledge is power. An understanding of debtor and creditor rights enables one to not only know what is likely to happen in the future but to take proactive measures to alter, to your benefit, what might otherwise happen if nothing is done. Developing a strategy to tackle worrying debt can lead to a fresh start, and financial stability. On the other hand, putting one’s head in the sand is usually a poor option because doing nothing leaves everything to chance.
The first step is to identify that there is a problem. The second step is to deal with the problem head on by getting proper and timely advice on how to solve the problem. Unfortunately many people wait too long, or never seek the advice they need in order to make good life choices. As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This is the first in a series of articles that illustrate how having pertinent knowledge can drastically affect the outcome.
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