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Options for Tenants & Landlords in a COVID-19 World
Government Stimulus Payments FAQ
CARES Act – Mortgage & Foreclosure Relief
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Pros and Cons of Small Business Bridge Loans
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The Next Financial Crisis: Sub-Prime Car Loans
Yes, You Can Get a Mortgage Within Two Years After Bankruptcy

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            Mark MartellaMark Martella is an experienced authority in business law and business practices, real estate matters, bankruptcy, foreclosure, and estate planning.  In his 30 years as an attorney both in New Jersey and Florida, he has helped thousands of clients facing business and personal financial challenges.  He has written dozens of articles on these topics, and has published his first book: “Bankruptcy in Plain English:  The Ultimate Layman’s Guide to Taking the Fear and Mystery out of the Bankruptcy Process.” He has published special reports for consumers and small businesses

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