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Easing the Burden

Posted by Théda Page | Sep 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

September is Suicide Prevention Month, and this year we all have a new telephone number to call: 988. Three digits, 9-8-8, as easy to tap as 911. If you or someone you know has suicidal thoughts, please stop reading this and call 988. For many of us, thoughts of permanently ending the spiral of d...

Grandparents Day: Forget-It-Not

Posted by Théda Page | Sep 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

Grandparents Day 2022 is Sunday, September 11. The official flower marking this special day is the forget-me-not, which is a great idea. The median age of today's grandparents is only 48! That's wonderful for helping out with the grandkids, but it could mean a long, lean life of dealing with debt...

Hang in There!

Posted by Théda Page | Aug 30, 2022 | 0 Comments

Angie Cartwright started Grief Awareness Day—August 30—back in 2014. During her lifetime, Angie has witnessed the deaths of her sister, mother, and husband. She now works to spread the word that grief is normal and necessary. By recognizing grief and processing your loss, you can avoid a downward...

National Senior Citizens Day

Posted by Théda Page | Aug 22, 2022 | 0 Comments

Fridays. Last day of most folks' workweeks. Good day to tidy up loose ends, reflect on the week's work, and clear our desks. President Ronald Reagan chose Friday, August 19, 1988 to proclaim August 21, 1988 as the first National Senior Citizens Day. His remarks balanced appreciation with caution,...

Back to School

Posted by Théda Page | Aug 10, 2022 | 0 Comments

The ABCs of August The Frisco Independent School District begins a new school year Wednesday, August 10. With the back-to-school (BTS) jitters from your little ones comes the nervousness of co-parenting after divorce. These tips may help you get past those opening day nerves.  BIC, but Not the ...

Thomas Jefferson, Debtor

Posted by Théda Page | Jul 04, 2022 | 0 Comments

Thomas Jefferson — Founding Father, statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and American president — shed this mortal coil on July 4, 1826, Independence Day. Jefferson died in debt, owing roughly $107,000 (more than $3 million in 2022 dollars). Could any good come from a lifetime of ...

Father, Dear Father, Come Home With Me Now

Posted by Théda Page | Jun 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

Your Dad May Need a Bankruptcy As Father's Day approaches, we like to remind ourselves that The Great American Family has many variations, all beautiful. Adult children have often moved back home, for economic or pandemic reasons. Parents may need to move in with their children, for many reaso...

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...

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