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How does Bankruptcy Affect Personal Belongings One of the biggest concerns people have when considering bankruptcy is losing everything they own. It’s likely something you’ve considered if you’re struggling financially. The truth is filing for bankruptcy can put some of the things you own at risk, but you aren’t going to lose all of your […]

Reaffirming debts can make a bad situation worse. Reaffirming a debt can help you manage your financial situation, but it’s not a fix-all. In some cases, it can lead to a great deal of stress and make a bad situation worse. How do you know reaffirming a debt is the right option? There are a […]

Can Poor Health Cause Bankruptcy?

Healthcare Bills and Bankruptcy Medical bills are one of the primary causes of bankruptcy. Whether you’re dealing with a chronic illness and over time the cost has ballooned, or you experienced an unexpected health emergency, medical expenses can be astronomical and throw even the most conservative financial plan off track. Many people dealing with financial […]

When you neglect to pay a debt that creditor has the legal right to file a lawsuit against you. It might seem drastic or intimidating, but it’s actually fairly common. Creditors often take legal action against consumers to collect on debts because they know that even the threat of a lawsuit can prompt a debtor […]

There are many reasons why people struggling financially postpone or avoid bankruptcy. In some cases, that reason is their children. As much as they’d like to utilize the benefits of bankruptcy, they are concerned that doing so would negatively impact their children. Have you put off bankruptcy because you’re worried it could affect your children? […]

Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy can be a great way to make a fresh start with your finances. And for many people, the experience is relatively stress-free. Once they work up the nerve to file they realize it wasn’t as bad as many believe, and within a matter of weeks they are working their way […]

Chances are if a creditor has received a judgement against you, you’ve been struggling with your finances for a while. But like many people, you might’ve ignored the problem hoping it would go away, or you didn’t realize the severity of your situation. A judgement means the court has gotten involved and found in favor […]

Foreclosure can be one of the most frightening experiences of your life. The good news is you aren’t alone. There are people on your side who are there to help you deal with your financial situation and possibly even remain in your home. The most important thing you can remember if you are facing foreclosure […]

Is Bankruptcy an Emergency?

Anyone filing for bankruptcy is likely to consider his or her situation an emergency. Deciding to file is a big decision that takes time, but if you’re like most people, once you commit to filing for bankruptcy you’re ready to move forward as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, the bankruptcy court is unlikely to move with […]

When you file for bankruptcy the court assigns a trustee to your case. This is the person responsible for making sure your creditors get what you owe them. He or she is knowledgeable about the bankruptcy process and can get things completed efficiently, but as much as a trustee might seem supportive or like a […]

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