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WHO DOESN'T WANT BETTER CREDIT?

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | Jul 08, 2021 | 0 Comments

Until recently, I have to admit that I didn't realize how important your credit score is. What woke me up was that I realized that my credit score wasn't so great, and it was costing me thousands of dollars every year. How could that be? Well, I learned that my car insurance was affected by my...

STOP WORRYING ABOUT FORECLOSURE

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | Jul 06, 2021 | 0 Comments

NEW JERSEY HOMEOWNERS - MAYBE YOU CAN STOP WORRYING ABOUT FORECLOSURE.   I recently read an article that I felt I needed to share with New Jersey people who are afraid of foreclosure.   The article was entitled "Fears of a Foreclosure Crisis Are Waning". The article said "foreclosures are alm...

WE CARE CREDIT REPAIR - FREE FOR FIRST TEN CLIENTS

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | Jul 05, 2021 | 0 Comments

I am happy to announce that effective immediately, our office is going to help our clients repair their credit and increase their credit scores.    It's amazing how important a credit score is these days. The interest rate you pay on your car loan and your mortgage is based on your credit sc...

BANKRUPTCY WORDS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | May 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

BANKRUPTCY WORDS YOU NEED TO KNOW   If you are thinking about filing for bankruptcy, it's a good idea to become familiar with some of the common everyday words that are used in bankruptcy law. By learning what these words and phrases mean, you will be a more educated client, and you will have a...

ARE YOU AFRAID OF FORECLOSURE IN NEW JERSEY?

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | May 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

ARE YOU AFRAID OF FORECLOSURE IN NEW JERSEY?   Is there any homeowner out there these days who is not afraid of mortgage foreclosure?   So many people have gotten "deferrals" and "forbearances" on their mortgages for maybe 12 months or even more. It sure is great to live in your house withou...

YOU GOT SUED IN NEW JERSEY AND YOU LOST. NOW WHAT?

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | May 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

YOU GOT SUED IN NEW JERSEY AND YOU LOST. NOW WHAT? This blog focuses on what a creditor can do once they've won the lawsuit against you. So let's assume you owed $10,000 on your Bank of America credit card. You fell behind on your payments, you got sued, and you lost the case. Once you've lost,...

HOW DO SHERIFF'S SALES WORK IN NEW JERSEY?

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | May 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

HOW DO SHERIFF'S SALES WORK IN NEW JERSEY?   It's got to be a pretty scary time for you if your precious home has been listed for sheriff's sale in New Jersey. You've probably worked for years and years to keep your payments up to date, and now suddenly, due to totally unexpected circumstances ...

CAN CREDITORS TAKE YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY MONEY?

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | May 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

CAN CREDITORS TAKE YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY MONEY?   What happens if you owe $10,000 in credit card debt, you can't afford to make payments on the debt, they sue you, and your only income is social security?   Clients whose only income is social security don't have a lot of wiggle room when it co...

CAN SENIORS FILE FOR BANKRUPTCY?

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | May 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

CAN SENIORS FILE FOR BANKRUPTCY?   As financial challenges are becoming more and more difficult for just about everyone, many senior citizens have found that they simply don't have enough money to be able to live a stress free and debt free retirement. Health care costs and elder care costs h...

The Psychology of Bankruptcy, Part 1

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | Apr 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

I don't know if anyone has ever written a blog on this subject before, but when I woke up at about 3 am this morning, the thought came to me out of the blue that I should write a blog called The Psychology of Bankruptcy. And when I thought about it, I started thinking that far too many people hav...

CHAPTER 13 - SIMPLE AND EASY

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | Mar 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Often times the secret to success is keeping things simple. Many attorneys will tell you that Chapter 13 is very complex and complicated. I tell my clients, yes, maybe Chapter 13 can be complicated, but guess what, I am usually able to distill the process into a few simple steps, so that their Ch...

7 STEPS FOR YOUR SUCCESSFUL CHAPTER 7

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | Mar 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

  7 STEPS TO SUCCESS - MAKING CHAPTER 7 AS EASY AS POSSIBLE The process of filing for bankruptcy can definitely be challenging and complicated. My goal is to simplify the complicated and to make hard stuff easy. So what I am doing here is giving my clients a simple roadmap they can follow to a ...

I GUESS I NEED A SHRINK

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | Mar 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

In my previous blog, I gave you a very short history of how I was experiencing a lot of negative emotional states on a daily basis when I was in my 20's, and how those feelings impacted upon my life. I wrote that blog to let my readers know that I just might have a pretty good idea of how they ar...

STRESS IS A KILLER

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | Mar 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

Chances are that if you are facing financial challenges, you're not exactly the happiest that you have ever been in your life. To the contrary, the odds are that you are under pretty serious stress, and that you are worried and anxious about your future. In these challenging times, well, welcome ...

CHAPTER 7 OR CHAPTER 13?

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | Mar 08, 2021 | 0 Comments

I recently had a new client who wanted to wipe out about $50,000 in credit card debt. I told him the best way to do it would be to file a Chapter 7. He doesn't own a house (it's in his wife's name), and he is a gig worker and only makes about $10,000 a year. I figured he had an easy chapter 7 cas...

DEBT SETTLEMENT SURPRISE - BEWARE OF HIDDEN TAXES

Posted by Seymour Wasserstrum | Mar 07, 2021 | 0 Comments

Lots of people pay lots of money to debt settlement companies. Some people are happy with the services provided by their debt settlement company, while others are unhappy, especially after they do all the math and find out how much of their money has gone to high fees charged by their debt settle...

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