Burr Law Office Blog

The Truth About Bankruptcy

I’m sure there aren’t too many people in the Milwaukee area who would be surprised to hear that the vast majority of people in southeastern Wisconsin, and America in general, have faced financial hardship at one point or another throughout their lives. There are a whole host of reasons people face these hardships, and there […]

The 2016 Rio Summer Olympics are Over, So Why Are Some Athletes Filing for Bankruptcy?

The 2016 Rio Summer Olympics are now, just recently, over. Many predicted the summer games would be surrounded by controversy, scandal, crime, and a myriad of other problems. Though we don’t have all the facts from the recently concluded games, it’s probably safe to say things went better than most of the critics and media […]

Small Expenses That Have a Big Impact

It would be an understatement to say that there are many approaches to managing money. In fact, it seems that no two people manage money exactly the same way. Some people live fugally out of necessity, and some live frugally by choice. Others work hard at saving. And still, some seem to spend lavishly but […]

It’s the Economy!

When working for the Bill Clinton campaign in 1992, political strategist James Carville came up with three key campaign talking points to keep staffers on message and hung them up for everyone to see in Clinton’s Little Rock, Arkansas campaign headquarters. They were: Change vs. more of the same The economy, stupid Don’t forget health […]

Important Factors in Making a Decision about Bankruptcy

For most people, the decision of whether or not to file for bankruptcy is not one to be taken lightly. After all, there are implications that go along with the decision. Today we’d like to take a look at a few things you should think about and discuss if you find yourself making the decision of whether […]

The Role of Emotions in the Bankruptcy Process

If you’re facing a difficult financial situation in your personal life, chances are your emotions may be running high. If you have a spouse or family, you might be feeling stressed out even talking about finances with them. Or perhaps you’re having feelings of guilt regarding your situation. We’ve written previously about guilt and bankruptcy, […]