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Choosing A Bankruptcy Attorney

Filing for bankruptcy is not a decision people arrive at with ease or swiftness, as it often is a stressful process that is one of last resort. The complicated nature of the bankruptcy process isn’t easy to navigate if you are not a highly trained lawyer. While you can file for bankruptcy on your own, […]

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Bankruptcy

Debts and Assets In Bankruptcy

When it comes to debt relief, not all solutions are created equal. Some debt relief options, may not be effective for debt resolution or could put you at risk of further debt collection. While the bankruptcy process can be a tricky process when it comes to debt relief, much of the complications are the result […]

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Chapter 13

Protecting Assets In Chapter 13

One of the reasons people fail to secure proper debt relief solutions is due to fear of losing their property or assets. Much of this fear stems from myths about bankruptcy and a lack of understanding how the bankruptcy process works. Unfortunately, this often leads people to sit by and not take action; ultimately putting […]

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Debt Relief

Debt Discharges In Bankruptcy

When you successfully resolve and complete a bankruptcy, some of your debts will be labeled as “discharged”. This means that your debts are no longer enforceable for collections by the creditor. This is the ultimate goal of filing for bankruptcy and the desired outcome by anyone seeking its protection. The end result of a successful […]

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Financial Tips For 2021

The majority of Americans have experienced some financial challenges this year. Many hardworking people have lost their jobs, have had to cash out retirement and asset funds to make ends meet, or had to seek government assistance. Many more have simply had to rely on credit cards and other risky financial habits to get by. […]

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Credit Card Debt

Eliminate Credit Card Debt

From data released from the Survey of Consumer Finances conducted by the U.S. Federal Reserve, the average amount of debt for most families is around $5,700, with 41% of households carrying some form of debt. The average amount of credit card debt for households for those with revolving balances is around $9,300. Even more consistent […]

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What You Need To Know About Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment claims have reached record highs above levels ever seen in history. States are reporting unemployment claims upwards of 900,000 a week.  As many people are desperately seeking assistance to make ends meet, many feel relieved by the news this week that an extension to, and addition of new, unemployment benefits may soon be available. […]

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AMC Movie Chain Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

In 2019, the domestic box office hit the second highest record for profitability; bringing in some $11.4 billion. Prior to March of this year, many predicted that the profitability in 2020 would achieve a similar record. However, the entertainment and nightlife industries have taken one of the largest blows to profitability due to the pandemic. […]

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Credit Card Debt

Try These 5 Things To Improve Your Credit Score

There are a few reasons why your credit score may be low. First, you may not have established credit yet. Credit scores are based heavily on your credit history, e.g. loans you have taken, expensive items you have purchased, etc. If you have little or no credit, it will be difficult to have much of […]

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Debt Relief

Debt Collection Protection

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (this is part of the Consumer Credit Protection Act) provides consumers with protections against unlawful or unethical debt collection practices. Under the FDCPA, debt collectors must follow certain rules about contacting consumers. For example, debt collectors generally have to stop trying to collect a debt that becomes past-due 90 days, […]