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31Jul 2020
Newspaper with headline about layoffs during COVID-19.

The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant hardship for many people. As of June 2020, approximately 17.8 million people in the U.S. were unemployed. Across all industries and all levels of work seniority, many people are having a hard time making ends meet. Most stimulus checks were spent long ago, and although families are gaining some […]

20May 2020
Medical mask and money. Even if your income has been impacted by COVID-19, your wages, unemployment or stimulus checks may still be garnished. Learn how to protect your assets.

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented event in our history. Due to extended stay-at-home orders in many states, an enormous number of people have faced unpaid furloughs, a reduction in paid working hours or in some cases unemployment. During the first two months of the pandemic, more than 36 million U.S. workers filed for unemployment, […]

23Apr 2020
Unemployment benefit claimed stamped "approved". Learn how bankruptcy affects unemployment benefits.

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a domino effect, with closed business and furloughed employees resulting in record numbers of unemployment applications. In the first month of the pandemic, more than 22 million employees had applied for unemployment benefits with more expected to follow. In the face of job loss, substantially reduced work hours or a […]

08Mar 2020
1040 income tax form with refund money. If you're considering filing for bankruptcy, you may be wondering how this will affect your tax refund.

Tax refunds, obtained as a result of overpaying on taxes throughout the year, often become an anticipated windfall that people come to expect each spring. According to statistics, nearly eight out of ten Americans get a tax refund each year, and last year the IRS refunded more than 111 million Americans. If you are someone […]