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Creditors may go easy on workers caught in the government shutdown. Or not.

Dec 28, 2018
The hundreds of thousands of federal workers who are not getting paid because of the partial government shutdown got a little advice from the government’s Office of Personnel Management today. Tips include how to talk to credit card companies, mortgage lenders and landlords about not being able to pay their bills. The OPM put out […]

Chapter 7: Where companies go to die

May 15, 2017
The story of one U.S. gym chain illustrates the perils of this type of bankruptcy for consumers.
A sign leading to U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York City.
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