January 06, 2015
The recent announcement from Family Dollar highlights the growing income gap between consumers who are regaining ground after the depression and those who are still stuck.
Some families are recovering financially, prompting Family Dollar to close about 370 of their 8,100 stores, lay off staff and lower prices.
During the throes of the recent depression shoppers flocked to the dollar stores where their money went further, particularly for food and household staples.
Some people, benefiting from the slowly growing economy, are no longer forced to shop the budget retailers. But not everyone.
Higher utility bills during the long, cold winter plus the end of extended unemployment benefits may have further crimped buying power.
They’ve been on the edge for some time and more of them are being pushed to the tipping point. Although mostly invisible in the midst of the struggling recovery, we meet with and counsel them in our offices every day.
We can expect more people to join their ranks as the financial struggle continues to take its toll. Fortunately, we can help.
If you, or someone you know, are losing their fight with overwhelming debt, please call us today.
Everyone starts with a free consultation with an experienced attorney to discuss options and plan the best legal solutions to protect their rights.
As Virginia’s largest consumer bankruptcy law firm, we have helped over 106,000 people since 1991.
We will help you.
G. Russell “Rusty” Boleman and his wife, Gayle founded Boleman Law Firm in 1991 with the goal of treating everyone with respect and dignity, while providing excellence in customer service and legal advice. Today, Boleman Law is the largest and most well-known consumer bankruptcy law firm in Virginia, having helped over 106,000 Virginians in the last 23 years.
Rusty’s strong commitment to legal knowledge, ethics and community service has made him one of Virginia’s preeminent lawyers.
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