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Branding Your Bankruptcy Firm for Success in 2015

Posted on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 @ 09:12 AM

The New Year is almost here and after the success of my last post "5 Easy Ways to Leverage Your Brand to Boost your Firm" and the checklist we prepared for you, we’ve decided to put together a more comprehensive branding series for 2015. It's especially crafted with bankruptcy attorneys in mind so you can start implementing as soon as the new year kicks in.

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2014 Holiday Spending By The Numbers: Naughty or Nice?

Posted on Tue, Dec 09, 2014 @ 16:12 PM

So here we are in the midst of the holiday spending season. Have you started your holiday shopping yet? The National Retail Federation (NRF) reported that 55% of consumers shopped Thanksgiving weekend.

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Tags: Holiday Spending and Bankruptcy

The Numbers Are In! Bankruptcy Stats That May Surprise You [Infographic]

Posted on Tue, Nov 11, 2014 @ 09:11 AM

On October 28, 2014, the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts released the bankruptcy cases filed in federal courts from the 12-month period ending September 30, 2014. During this time, the number of bankruptcy cases filed were the lowest they have been in 7 years. The statistics released include detailed:

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Tags: Bankruptcy Statistics

Discounted 3-Source Credit Reports Now Offered By Start Fresh Today

Posted on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 @ 12:10 PM

The Start Fresh Today team is delighted to announce that we now offer discounted true 3-source credit reports. All within a free account, bankruptcy attorneys can access bankruptcy certificates and a variety of due diligence products at new low prices. Attorneys with single filers will also receive a 2-source individual credit report at no additional charge with the purchase of our Preferred Package!

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Tags: credit reports, Due Diligence

Bankruptcy Attorneys: 5 Ways to Leverage Your Brand to Boost Your Firm

Posted on Sat, Sep 06, 2014 @ 10:09 AM

bankruptcy-attorney-brandingPreviously only celebrities, top executives, and technology gurus engaged in professional branding. Today with the prolific use of the Internet and social media, a professional brand is an essential part of legal career success, and at the very least, of career survival. As a bankruptcy attorney, it’s becoming increasingly important for firms to stay true to their points of view and points of differentiation as they deliver customer experiences, products and services.
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Tags: Bankruptcy Attorneys, Branding

The New Mandatory Interaction for Pre-Bankruptcy Credit Counseling

Posted on Fri, Aug 29, 2014 @ 09:08 AM

In accordance with the Final Rule governing Pre-Filing Credit Counseling, many Agencies renewing applications were recently required to implement operational changes including enhancements to the counseling process. Among these changes is a comprehensive review with a counselor:

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At Your Service with Automatic Filing of Debtor Education Certificates

Posted on Wed, Aug 13, 2014 @ 16:08 PM

Earlier this year, Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 1007(b)(7) was introduced to give Debtor Education providers the ability to file certificates directly with bankruptcy courts nationwide. However, this rule is not a requirement for providers and therefore, not all have chosen to participate. In these cases, the debtor or their attorney must file the certificate with the court directly.

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7 (More) of Start Fresh Today’s Most Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on Fri, Aug 08, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

In a post last week, we covered 10 of our most frequently asked questions. Because just one post wouldn’t cover all of them, we’d like to cover some more! Every month thousands of consumers going through Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy come to Start Fresh Today to fulfill their bankruptcy certificate requirements. Our in-house customer service team is here to help you through the process and answer any questions you may have. But for your convenience, we’ve also compiled a list of 7 more of the most frequently asked:

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Tags: Frequently Asked Questions

10 of Start Fresh Today’s Most Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on Wed, Jul 30, 2014 @ 12:07 PM

“To help consumers regain their financial stability and educate them through the bankruptcy process. We provide an innovative platform of products and services for consumers, attorneys and agencies, while exceeding the expectations of our customers, team members and stakeholders.” This is Start Fresh Today’s mission statement and it hangs in our office lobby for all to see to remind us of why we are here each day. Our committed customer service team and our attorney relationship managers are on the frontlines each day serving clients with unwavering commitment and care.

Over the years, Start Fresh Today has built a relationship with EOUST-approved Advisory Credit Management (ACM) to provide the Credit Counseling.* The Debtor Education is provided by Start Fresh Today Instructional. Our in-house customer service teams have strived to make the bankruptcy certificate process as seamless as possible, but questions still arise. Thanks to the help of our customer service teams, we’ve compiled a list of 10 of the most frequently asked questions:

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Tags: Bankruptcy Courses

Bankruptcy Attorney Survey Reveals Due Diligence Preferences

Posted on Mon, Jul 28, 2014 @ 12:07 PM

In 2005, after the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 was enacted, Start Fresh Today was founded. Since then, the bankruptcy attorneys and technology professionals behind Start Fresh Today have been committed to offering innovative solutions beyond the Credit Counseling and Debtor Education.

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Tags: Due Diligence

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