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The Great American Sports Store: Sports Authority Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in March- closing all stores

Originally Sports Authority hoped to make a deal with creditors and lenders and only close portion of their stores. That plan did not come to fruition. All 450 stores will close. Customers are urged to redeem gift certificates and gift cards as soon as possible. Sadly, Sports Authority had 14,500 employees at the time of…

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There is hope for Sarasota’s Mentally Ill offenders and Homeless-

Judge Quartermaine goes before Sarasota City Commissioners today in an effort to get additional funding for “comprehensive treatment court”. This program is an effort to keep the Mentally Ill out of jail. On May 6, 2016, County Commissioners approved Judge Quartermaine’s funding request of $42,000. Visit: http://m.mysuncoast.com/mobile/news/local/update-judge-s-funding-request-for-jail-diversion-program-approved/article_ce8d1142-0b58-11e6-9e34-234cf89f897d.html

201605.16
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What happens when I go to see a Bankruptcy Lawyer for a consultation?

I can answer what steps I take during my free initial consultation: Looking at your options: If you have overwhelming debt or assets you want to protect, an experienced attorney can help you explore all of your options.  The individual facts of your case may encompass many strategies that can help you avoid filing a bankruptcy. There…

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What makes up my FICO score?

www.care4yourfuture.org has created a list of the elements that make up your FICO score. For other information visit “care4yourfuture” Understanding the Crossroads that Lead to Explaining the Score What makes up the FICO score? 35°/o = Payment History 30°/o = Capacity (Capacity is King) 15°/o = Length of Credit 10°/o = Search & Acquisition for…