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Chapter 13

Foreclosures In Chapter 13

Every year, millions of American homeowners fall behind on their mortgage payments. When their banks and lenders begin to threaten to come after the property, homeowners are terrified that they could lose their home. An underwater mortgage due to missed mortgage payments can lead to foreclosure and harassing calls from debt collectors. Fortunately, bankruptcy is […]

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Debt Relief

Erasing Medical Debt

Over the last decade, healthcare legislation reforms have focused on lowering the burden many face as the result of medical costs. However, research shows that medical debts and expensive medical bills are one of the leading causes of bankruptcy filings in the United States. In fact, numerous studies have shown that over 60 percent of […]

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Loans

Co-Signing On Debt

Co-signing for a loan is not an everyday occurrence. Many people with poor or under established credit may only be able to secure a loan with the help of a co-signer. Although co-singing is commonplace in some instances, there are risks involved to both the borrower and the co-signer if the debt becomes delinquent or […]

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Loans

Car Title Loan Scares

These days, many people are finding themselves drowning in debt or still suffering the consequences of prior unresolved debts. To stay afloat, some are turning to high interest, risky loans to make ends meet.  Perhaps even worse, are the predatory lending practices of some agencies to take advantage of these consumers. Poor credit scores, a […]

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Bankruptcy

Can Bankruptcy Affect My Job?

Bankruptcy is a legal tool that was intended to help the consumer, not harm them. Unfortunately, myths and misunderstandings about bankruptcy have led many people to have false beliefs about bankruptcy.  People often wonder whether friends, family, or their employer will find out if they have filed for bankruptcy. Although bankruptcy filing records are public […]

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When Is Bankruptcy Right For Me?

Every year, millions of Americans are faced with financial problems that threaten their ability to provide for their families. The negative consequences of debt, income loss, and the inability to get out of debt can have painstaking effects. When reviewing options for relieving debts, not all solutions are created equal. In fact, there is a […]

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Loans

Loan Debts In Bankruptcy

There are several types of loans that consumers can choose from when it comes to borrowing money. Payday loans, title loans and personal loans are the quickest, easiest option for anyone needing fast cash, but, they are risky. Other types of loans are more exclusive, often requiring criteria that make it difficult for the average […]

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Bankruptcy

Filing For Bankruptcy: Timing Matters

For many people, finances often take the back seat or are swept under the rug, that is, until a problem arises. Many people experience financial hardship that builds over time, while many more simply fall onto hard times unexpectedly. Regardless of how you end up in debt, one thing that you cannot afford during financial […]

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Debt Relief

Disputing Debt Collections

Debt collectors make their living by harassing you for money owed to creditors. Unfortunately, the debt collector on the other end of the phone is simply the messenger; subjected to the emotional pleas of the debtor. While debt collectors can be relentless and rude at times, you do have rights when it comes to dealing […]

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Bankruptcy

The Bankruptcy Petition

Anyone suffering under debt problems or financial hardship understands the amount of stress money troubles can take on a person. Couple high stress burdens, along with a complicated legal process, and seeking debt relief through bankruptcy can seem like more trouble that help. Fortunately, the bankruptcy process is intended to help debtors, not work against […]