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how to know if you qualify for bankruptcy

If you’re considering filing for bankruptcy, you’re probably wondering if you qualify to file. The answer isn’t always simple and many factors play a role. What do you need to know? What is Bankruptcy? First things first: let’s define bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is a legal process that allows individuals or businesses to get relief from some […]

6 Tips for Handling Credit Card Debt

credit card debt

Assuming you’re not in danger of defaulting on your credit card payments, there are a few strategies you can use to minimize the amount of interest you pay and get out of debt more quickly. 1. Pay More than the Minimum Payment Due The minimum payment is usually just a small percentage of your overall […]

student loan forgiveness

If you’re like most college graduates, you’re probably wondering how the new student loan forgiveness program will work and what you need to do to qualify. Here’s what you need to know about the 2022 Student Loan Forgiveness Program. How do you qualify for forgiveness and what do you need to do? Check Your Eligibility […]

What happens if you can’t afford bankruptcy payment obligations? Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a great way to get your finances in order after struggling to make ends meet. However, for some people, even filing Chapter 13 isn’t enough to get them back on track. If you’re having trouble making your payments, the first thing you […]

can I file bankruptcy without my spouse

Can you file bankruptcy without your spouse? The short answer is no, most people should not file for bankruptcy without their spouse. Bankruptcy is a legal process that can have serious financial implications for both parties involved, so it’s best to go through the process together. There are a few exceptions to this rule, however. […]

creditor harassment

If you’re dealing with creditor harassment, there are a few things you can do to try to put an end to it. 1. Cease and Desist Letter If you are being harassed by a creditor or debt collector, you may be able to stop the harassment by sending a cease and desist letter. A cease […]

benefits of bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy may seem like a scary proposition, but it can actually offer relief and a fresh start for many homeowners. If you’re struggling to keep up with your mortgage payments or are facing foreclosure, bankruptcy may be the best option for you. Here are three benefits of filing for bankruptcy when you own […]

What are Title Pawns?

title pawns

Title pawns or title loans are secured loans that use your vehicle’s title as collateral. These loans are typically short-term and have high-interest rates. If you default on the loan, the lender can repossess your vehicle. People use title pawns to borrow money without having to endure an invasive credit check or meet certain other […]

what is a chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee

What is a Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee? The Chapter 13 Trustee is an important part of every bankruptcy case. Most people are intimidated by the thought of a trustee overseeing their bankruptcy case. There’s no need to be. Trustees aren’t there to attack you either, nor do they treat you unfairly. They are doing their […]

economic turmoil

If you’re facing financial struggles and considering bankruptcy, you aren’t alone. Bankruptcy filings have increased a great deal since the economic turmoil of 2020 began. Experts expect this trend to continue for the foreseeable future. The debt load is a combination of many factors. Some people have huge amounts of medical debt, in some cases […]

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