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Can I Get A Loan After Bankruptcy?

Getting a loan after bankruptcy is not impossible. It is in fact quite possible to get a loan after a bankruptcy. However, the borrower must understand that it is not going to be easy. It is not going to be simple because lending institutions are still very wary of giving loans to people who have […]

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Mortgage

Mortgage Debt Options

Getting behind on your house payments can happen to the best of us.  Whether job loss, medical costs, or other life stressors have led you down a road to mortgage debt; there are solutions that can resolve your problems with mortgage debt. Foreclosure Or Bankruptcy? There are two general types of foreclosures — judicial and […]

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Taxes

Things To Consider Before Becoming an Independent Contractor

Many people find being an independent contractor to be a preferred method of doing business. One of the reasons people enjoy contract work is because they can set their own hours and work from home. Many people have a spouse who works full time and the couple finds it convenient to work from home. Contractors […]

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Taxes

Managing Taxes as an Independent Contractor

One big reason why freelancers don’t want to get paid as a 1099 independent contractor is that they are responsible for paying their own taxes. When you get paid as an employee, you don’t have to do much paperwork. But if you are a 1099 independent contractor, you probably have to pay quarterly taxes. However, […]

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Debt Relief

Debt Differences In Bankruptcy

Having debt is not always a bad thing. In fact, a high credit score is often the result of debt. However, debt can quickly go from helping your credit profile to hurting it when debt begins to outweigh income. Further, the type of debt you carry may have a significant impact on your credit profile. […]

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Bankruptcy

Getting To Know Bankruptcy

Each year millions of people experience overwhelming debt. Financial hardship can strike at anytime, leaving a bad debt situation worse. For many people, harassing debt collections and the fear of losing assets may be a further risk. One option for securing debt relief is through bankruptcy. Although the path to debt relief through bankruptcy is […]

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Summer Vacation Saving Tips

Summer vacation is just around the corner, and the season is expected to be booming this year. While more people traveling this summer is great for the economy, it isn’t great for the consumer who is likely to be victim of above average hotel and airfare fees. If you are planning a trip this summer, […]

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Debt Relief

Medical Debt In Bankruptcy

Many people are facing growing medical debt burdens and the risk of losing their homes or property as a result. While some people may seek debt relief through a settlement or consolidation loan, filing for bankruptcy may be more beneficial. There are several reasons bankruptcy may be the best choice for medical debt relief. Bankruptcy […]

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Bankruptcy

What Is The Means Test?

When you file for bankruptcy, there are some important steps that must be completed before the court will consider your case. You will need to compile and submit a list of all your assets and debts, and you will also need to complete a series of financial forms. The Means Test The means test is […]

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Bankruptcy

Common Bankruptcy Mistakes

Many people seek debt relief through bankruptcy each year. Bankruptcy can be a great tool for resolving unpaid debts and getting back on track financially. However, the process is highly detailed and there are a number of mistakes that can prevent you from obtaining a debt discharge. If you find yourself in a situation where […]