Even though the bankruptcy rules are very flexible, sometimes it makes sense to dismiss a bankruptcy case and refile later. This is especially true when circumstances change, such as a temporary loss of income.

In order to combat the appearance of “bankruptcy abuse,” Congress enacted new restrictions for repeat filers in 2005. One of those

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy case is commonly called a “wage earner’s” bankruptcy. That is because the debtor must have a regular income to pay the monthly Chapter 13 plan payment. Losing your job could affect your ability to pay your post-petition payments, like your home mortgage or car loan, or may cause you to miss

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE – Associated Press

WASHINGTON — As the economy continues to struggle, the public is growing increasingly concerned about losing jobs, not having enough money to pay the bills and seeing their retirement accounts shrink, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

Nearly half of those surveyed said they worry about becoming unemployed

By Creighton A. Welch – Express-News

A perfect storm of job losses, plunging oil prices, dramatic overbuilding and changes in a tax law blew through Texas in the 1980s, leaving San Antonio’s commercial real estate market in shambles.

Though today’s commercial market has slowed enough for people to start comparing it with the ’80s, most

The U.S. economy lost another 598,000 jobs in January, a larger-than-expected decline that highlighted a weak global economy and the pressure building on companies to cut costs and payrolls.

It was the largest one-month job loss since December 1974, and pushed the unemployment rate to 7.6 percent, from 7.2 percent in December.

That is the