Professor Jodi Frey is quoted in a Baltimore Magazine story that looks at how it is never good news when the bankruptcy business is booming. It's booming!
If you, or someone you know, is experiencing financial hardship, please consider visiting these resources for more information and guidance.
Financial Social Work Initiative at the University of Maryland for research, best practices and connection to community providers: www.ssw.umaryland.edu/fsw
CASH Campaign of Maryland (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope): www.cashmd.org Services include: financial education, coaching, benefits screening, Free Maryland Money Helpline: 877-355-1763
Maryland 2-1-1 for emergency and crisis resources: https://211md.org
Consumer Credit Counseling Services (CCCSMD): https://www.cccsmd.org
Debt repayment solutions, free counseling sessions, budget help, homeowner support and education, workshops and more
Maryland Legal Aid to learn about bankruptcy information, procedures and possible programs: https://www.mdlab.org