03.30.2018 | by Tom Rose
The small Beaver County town of Shippingport took its place in history in 1957 with the activation of the first commercial nuclear generator. It attracted curiosity seekers, and created tension among people who feared a leak in the reactor chamber.
Recently, I met with a client who was feeling upset and disillusioned with the so-called debt relief services being provided by one well-known company. I'm sure you have seen the commercials and received junk mail from similar services that promise relief from your cumbersome debt by paying them a fraction of what you owe.
Only those who ride understand what it is like to own, maintain, and ride a motorcycle. So I will make no attempt to explain it here. Those who own motorcycles are particularly interested in keeping their vehicles, even when they find themselves in a financial bind.
Clients who come in to Steidl and Steinberg with debt in tow will often say, "I know this doesn’t seem like a lot of debt compared to most of the clients you see.” The funny thing is I hear it from people with anywhere between $8,000 and $30,000 in debt. Or sometimes more. But what is the minimum amount of debt you are required to have in order to consider filing for bankruptcy?