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11 Words of Wisdom That Prove Bankruptcy Isn’t the End of the World

Posted by RahaimSaints on April 16, 2015 | Bankruptcy

 

There’s no question that bankruptcy can be one of the most difficult things a person can go through. It’s important to remember, however, that it isn’t the end of the world. In fact, many successful businesspeople have endured extended periods of financial stress and even formal bankruptcy. It should come as no surprise that we can find comfort and motivation in the inspirational words of the individuals that came before us.

Though these thought leaders did not necessarily deal directly with financial hardship, they did face similar challenges that tested their ability to overcome some of life’s greatest obstacles. If your bankruptcy has you feeling stressed, frustrated or hopeless, here are a few inspirational quotes to help you see the positive side of things again:

  1.  “Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: The future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.” — David Brooks
  2. “Nothing is permanent in this wicked world — not even our troubles.” — Charlie Chaplin
  3. “You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” — Beverly Sills
  4. “Worrying is carrying tomorrow’s load with today’s strength — carrying two days at once.

How to Help a Loved One Through Bankruptcy

Posted by RahaimSaints on April 8, 2015 | Bankruptcy

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One of the realities of today’s economy, where many of us carry expensive student loan or mortgage debt, is that bankruptcy is becoming increasingly common. No longer limited to people who spend extravagantly or recklessly, bankruptcy is something that can happen to almost anyone. So what do you do if someone close to you — whether it’s a friend, spouse, parent or child — is forced to declare bankruptcy?

Break the Silence
Many people have been raised to believe that money isn’t something that should be brought up in conversation. And while it’s important to respect another person’s boundaries, it can be useful to give your loved one a chance to discuss the matter openly and honestly. In fact, a history of ignoring and denying a problem’s existence is often one of the factors that can drive someone to bankruptcy in the first place.…

Illegal to Marry on a Dare? Delaware Laws You Didn’t Know Existed

Posted by RahaimSaints on March 11, 2015 | Community Events

There are a number of important factors that should go into the decision to marry someone. Peer pressure, however, shouldn’t be one of them.

It may seem silly to marry someone as a dare. The phenomenon, however, was apparently widespread enough for the American Law Review to publish an article on it in 1950.

In Delaware, entering into marriage “as a jest or a dare” is one of the grounds for annulment. While laws like this aren’t uncommon, they are increasingly rarely invoked as no-fault divorce has become easier to obtain.

In addition to this law, there are plenty of other rare laws in Delaware you might find amusing. Read on for more.

Pawnshops and Artificial Limbs

Looking for a good deal on a wooden leg or other artificial limb?…