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Affording Mother's Day

Posted by Théda Page | May 06, 2022 | 0 Comments

In 2021, Americans spent roughly $20.9 billion on Mother's Day, according to CNBC. That's a remarkable amount, given that most Mother's Day festivities were homebound. That's also a lot of flowers, cakes, and cards. What can you do, though, if you do not have the average...

Pushing Back

Posted by Théda Page | Apr 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

The worldwide pandemic affected more than just our health. In 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) pushed back the filing deadline for personal tax returns to July 15. In 2021, the deadline was again pushed back, to May 17. This year, no such luck! April 18, 2022 is this year's deadline for f...

The Thing With Feathers

Posted by Théda Page | Apr 06, 2022 | 0 Comments

Emily Dickinson told us that hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul. April is the National Month of Hope, designated as such by the nonprofit, Mothers in Crisis. Oh, every month is many things; April is also Straw Hat Month, National Safe Digging Month, and Financial Literacy Mo...

27 Percent – Autism Awareness

Posted by Théda Page | Apr 02, 2022 | 0 Comments

Families with autistic family members face huge challenges in all spheres: emotionally, socially, developmentally, and financially. April is Autism Acceptance Month, according to the Autism Society. The disorder is “associated with a large reduction of family income — a 27 percent reduction in fa...

A Bronze and A Bankruptcy

Posted by Théda Page | Mar 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences holds its annual awards ceremony on March 27. For most of us, that means nothing, but say that's the night of the Oscars and everyone tunes in. Oscar holds a certain fascination; 8.5 pounds of bronze and a coating of 24-karat gold make the 13.5-inch...

Spring Cleaning? Clean Up Your Finances, Too!

Posted by Théda Page | Mar 09, 2022 | 0 Comments

Local house cleaning company Molly Maid offers wise ideas for spring cleaning. They suggest starting with tasks throughout the house, like dusting ceiling fans and light fixtures, before moving on to room-specific chores. The spring cleaning checklist is great, but it is missing one important are...

Love That Bankruptcy!

Posted by Théda Page | Feb 14, 2022 | 0 Comments

“Love means never having to say you're sorry.” — Erich Segal, “Love Story” February is the month of love. Love in all its rhapsodic variations, from romantic to affectionate to platonic and more. At The Page Law Firm, we love bankruptcy, and we'll tell you why.  Love is Hope Falling in lo...

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Can Save Your House

Posted by Théda Page | Feb 03, 2022 | 0 Comments

Options available to ordinary homeowners in financial difficulties always seem limited. We read headlines in the news that this corporation or that company has filed for bankruptcy protection. Can personal bankruptcy protect you, too? Not only can a Texas Chapter 13 bankruptcy protect you, it can...

Mortgage Forbearance: Forgive and Forget?

Posted by Théda Page | Jan 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (2020) gave Americans lifelines to economic assistance during the bleakest days of the worldwide pandemic. The CARES Act was signed into law on March 27, 2020. Nearly two years later, many aspects of the Act are ending, including mort...

Something Olde, Something New

Posted by Théda Page | Jan 03, 2022 | 0 Comments

The hoary rhyme goes, “Something Olde/Something New/Something Borrowed/Something Blue/A Sixpence in your Shoe.” The sixpence gives it away: that rhyme dates back to Victorian England. Yet the four good-luck charms a bride carries also serve to provide inspiration for New Year's Resolutions.  Som...

Gratitude—What are you grateful for?

Posted by Théda Page | Nov 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

What do we in Texas and the United States have to be grateful for this Thanksgiving? Let us count the ways! Most folks do not associate a law firm with feelings of gratitude and thankfulness, but even attorneys are, at their core, human beings. Our clients know us The Page Law Firm is caring and ...

Preparing for Holiday Spending

Posted by Théda Page | Nov 02, 2021 | 0 Comments

Everyone gets excited by the holidays, and for many of us, that excitement translates into overspending. One of the many contributing factors to financial distress is holiday spending, and sometimes that financial distress can lead to personal bankruptcy. Whether you see bankruptcy in your future...

Ooh! Should I Fear Bankruptcy This Halloween?

Posted by Théda Page | Oct 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

Adults prefer treats over tricks, the same as kids. This scary season, you could actually treat yourself to less stress and a firmer financial footing by declaring Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. It's not frightening, and in fact most people find enormous relief in getting out from under thei...

College Kids and Co-Parenting

Posted by Théda Page | Sep 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

Co-parenting after divorce is a fine way to maintain strong family relationships, improve communication, and demonstrate parental support for your children. When your “baby” is ready to fly the nest and head off to college or trade school, you and your ex-spouse have to adapt to new challenges as...

Independence Day and Your Financial Freedom

Posted by Théda Page | Jul 04, 2021 | 0 Comments

When we all head off to our Independence Day barbeques and backyard banquets, we will be continuing an unbroken annual celebration that began 244 years ago, on July 4, 1777. We celebrate freedom in many ways. Bankruptcy can be your path to financial freedom, for example.  Seventeen-seventy wha...

Shooting Blanks: The NRA and Bankruptcy

Posted by Théda Page | Jun 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Judge Harlin D. Hale of the United State Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas recently dismissed the chapter 11 bankruptcy case filed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) for cause. We hear you: so what?  First, those of us practicing law in the Northern District know he goes b...

Dear Dad: Father’s Day, Fathers, and Bankruptcy

Posted by Théda Page | Jun 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Always running behind! Father's Day is the third Sunday in June only because the June 5 date chosen by its originator, Sonora Dodd, did not give everyone enough time to organize for the event. With Dads, it seems like we're always trying to catch up: “Quick, you'll be late for the school bus,” or...

Honoring Sacrifices

Posted by Théda Page | May 31, 2021 | 0 Comments

Waterloo, New York is the official birthplace of Memorial Day, a day when we pause to remember those who sacrificed their lives serving in our military. The day is commemorated in Texas, too, with plans to place flags on the graves of the fallen and a call by the Texas Veterans Commission (https:...

Mother Figures

Posted by Théda Page | May 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Mother's Day has come and gone, but relax. Another one will swing around on May 8, 2022, as it has done every second Sunday in May since its invention in 1907. If you missed a natural opportunity to talk to your mother about her finances, don't wait a year to help her. The loving help you bring M...

Mother, May I?

Posted by Théda Page | May 05, 2021 | 0 Comments

Sunday, May 9, 2021 is Mother's Day. In too many Texas homes, the day might be a bit cloudy if financial woes hang over Mom. A great gift for any mother is for an adult child to offer to help with finances and financial planning. Though many older adults are reluctant to admit to difficulties, ...

Preparing for Personal Bankruptcy in Texas

Posted by Théda Page | Jan 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Have you made a New Year's resolution to get your finances in order in 2021? Maybe you lost your job as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdowns. Or, maybe you relied heavily credit cards as you tried to make ends meet for your family, and now you are feeling overwhelmed by debt. At The Pa...

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