“I think the toilet is leaking,” my wife tells me as I walk into our house after work. She requests that I go double-check. In my infinite wisdom, I flush the toilet and water begins leaking at the base. During the past two weeks, the tank had started to wobble, but I largely ignored it….

With trick-or-treating behind us, it is time to turn our attention to the fast approaching Holiday season. During the Holiday it is easy to get carried away with spending, buying gifts for your family and friends, traveling, and purchasing food for Holiday feasts. It is such a season of giving that you may find that…

One of the main stressors leading to divorce is debt. Debt may be a main point of contention before, during, and after divorce. You and your former spouse may have decided to split all of your debt 50/50. You may have kept only the debts in each of your respective names. Your spouse may have…

You may be struggling with your debt, wading through a sea of information and misinformation online regarding possible solutions. Most quests for knowledge start with a question posed to Google. “Should I hire a bankruptcy attorney or hire a debt settlement company?”  On the radio, you may have heard the tantalizing advertisements where a debt…

You agree with your spouse to meet with an attorney regarding your financial issues. The first thing your spouse says is that you no longer own your home. You freeze. You’re still living there. Your spouse says that you lost your home because you failed to pay your property taxes and have been renting the…

We all have conversations that we need to have, but, for numerous reasons, haven’t. As we avoid the issues, they snowball, expanding to the size of the room until there is no air left to breath. It can be that suffocating. We talk to everyone who will listen (and some who pretend to) except for…

You are looking at the ceiling of the inside of the ambulance as a mysterious sharp pain pulses in your abdomen. Last you remember, you were playing with your kids at your seven-year-old daughter’s birthday party. Your ex-husband had actually decided to come this year and even brought the chocolate cake, your daughter’s favorite. You…

You walk out of your house in the morning to find that your vehicle is not in the driveway. You look again, discovering that it has not suddenly reappeared. Bewildered, a multitude of thoughts rush through your head. Was it stolen? Did it get repossessed? How will I get to work? What do I do…

“It is getting dark outside,” my son announces rather proudly. In a burst of energy, he takes off, sprinting in loops around our house. Bedtime nears and he is trying to outrun it. Eventually, my wife or I usher him to bed, his small but mighty footsteps echoing as he pounces upstairs. Now it is…

On an unseasonably warm December day, I hurry down the drive way to get to my ten-year old Honda CRV parked on the street in front of my house. I pull the keys out of my pocket to manually unlock the driver’s side door. The keyless entry stopped working over a year ago. As I…