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Getting Back on Track After Bankruptcy

Getting Back on Track After Bankruptcy

When your bankruptcy is completed, and all of your qualifying debt is eliminated, you may start to think of how to obtain good credit again. While you were going through the bankruptcy process you had to attend credit counseling. The purpose was to teach you how to...

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What is Discharged in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

What is Discharged in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 bankruptcy is an effective form of personal bankruptcy because in as little as five to six months you can have your qualifying debt eliminated. Qualifying debt usually includes unsecured debts such as credit cards, medical bills, payday loans, and utility...

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Who Can File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Who Can File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

When you are behind in debt and worry every day whether you can pay your bills or not, you may want to consider filing bankruptcy. Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases are usually the shortest form of personal bankruptcy. You can file Chapter 7 if you live in, have property, or...

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Bankruptcy Trustee

Bankruptcy Trustee

When you file bankruptcy, the court will appoint a trustee to your case. The trustee is there to protect the interests of the creditors. Within a few weeks of submitting your bankruptcy paperwork to the court, the trustee will send you and your creditor's notice of...

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Loss of Income and Bankruptcy

Loss of Income and Bankruptcy

Loss of income is one of the main reasons given when consumers file bankruptcy. Job-related financial stress and layoffs being the reasons cited most. Being unemployed and underemployed with no reliable source of income makes it next to impossible to pay your debt....

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Bankruptcies Fresh Start

Bankruptcies Fresh Start

When you get hopelessly behind in your debt and don’t see a way to pay everything you owe, bankruptcy can give you financial relief. You can get a fresh start on a debt-free future in as little as three to six months by filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Automatic Stay...

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Bankruptcy and Your Assets

Bankruptcy and Your Assets

When you file chapter 13 bankruptcy, you have the opportunity to keep your assets during a “reorganization” where you offer a fair payment to creditors in return for maintaining your property. Chapter 7 is a little different; while you may keep your assets if you have...

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Bankruptcy and Creditor Calls

Bankruptcy and Creditor Calls

When you miss payments, your creditors may call you frequently in an attempt to get you to make a payment. The stress from the constant calls can be overwhelming. When you file bankruptcy, a process called the “Automatic Stay” stops your creditors from contacting you...

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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Basics

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Basics

When you are trying to decide which bankruptcy is a good option to save your home from foreclosure, Chapter 13 may be the best option for you. In Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you do not lose your assets, and you will have three to five years to catch up on your payments...

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Bankruptcy and Your Credit

Bankruptcy and Your Credit

People are often hesitant about filing bankruptcy because of what it will do to their credit. They know that a bankruptcy can stay on your credit report for ten years. They should also consider that being behind in their payments can cause a negative impact on their...

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