A couple in Ohio were hit hard by unemployment when the husband was let go from his job in the construction industry, and the job that his wife had at a grocery store was only part time. Foreclosure was looming for the home that they had spent the last decade in, and they finally decided that the only thing that they could do was to let it happen. They moved out, watched as the home was taken and auctioned off, and started living in a tiny, three-room apartment with a family of four. During this time, they also filed for bankruptcy.
After declaring bankruptcy, a new stage in their life opened up before them. It began when the husband had a chance to take a new job in Florida. He decided to go for it, and they moved out of their Ohio apartment and into another one in the Sunshine State. The wife was able to get a new job as well, this time in a management position, and the husband moved up the ranks in his own company.