This is a book about a girl who lost almost everything. SMART MONEY MAGAZINE called me"The NEW FACE OF BANKRUPTCY". . ..I would have never dreamed that I would end up here. But it happens. And nowadays, it seems to be happening to more and more people. You should know that former income, former status and a strong work ethic do not prevent you or your friends from becoming members of this non-exclusive club called BROKE! But you should know that you can recover when bad things happen. . . The only purpose in telling my story is a hope that what I've experienced may help you in your journey to survive and stand tall through a potentially demoralizing process. With helpful hits, time lines and personal insights, you may just find a few things to KEEP you from ending up where I did! Or maybe make your landing a little softer than mine.