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Medical Debt Bankruptcy

A Deeper Look at Medical Bankruptcy Bankruptcy is a big decision to make as it can save you from financial ruin. If you're thinking about filing for bankruptcy due to your medical debt , you should take a deeper look and review the pros and cons of filing bankruptcy. The first thing to realize is [...]

By |2019-07-17T10:47:04+00:00June 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Medical Debt Bankruptcy

Rebuilding Credit After Bankruptcy

How to Rebuild Credit After Bankruptcy Many people avoid bankruptcy because they have heard the stories of how bankruptcy stays on your credit report for 7-10 years. They believe that this will ruin any chances of ever having a good credit score. Untrue. In fact when you file bankruptcy and receive your immediate debt relief you [...]

By |2019-06-12T15:02:16+00:00June 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rebuilding Credit After Bankruptcy

Automatic Stay Bankruptcy

How Does The Automatic Stay Help Those Filing for Bankruptcy Filing bankruptcy can be an intimidating decision. But, did you know that there are various tools that can protect you during the process? In fact, one of the most beneficial tools for those filing bankruptcy is the automatic stay. The automatic stay is a part [...]

By |2019-05-09T07:48:21+00:00May 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Automatic Stay Bankruptcy

Why You Need an Attorney When Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

It can be tempting to seek a bankruptcy without an attorney to avoid legal fees. But you may end up with unnecessary stress and spending an excessive amount of time on your case if you go it alone. If you are considering filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy, it’s important to talk to an attorney as soon [...]

By |2019-02-07T00:40:25+00:00March 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why You Need an Attorney When Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

What Is a Bankruptcy Trustee and What Is Their Purpose?

During Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings, a bankruptcy trustee is appointed by the federal government to oversee the case. In most cases, a bankruptcy attorney or accountant will serve as the trustee. The trustee plays an important role during the bankruptcy process, including: Ensuring debtors are in compliance with regulations Ensuring debtors are [...]

By |2018-11-08T00:00:12+00:00February 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Is a Bankruptcy Trustee and What Is Their Purpose?

6 Financial Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring cleaning isn’t just for your home. In fact, your finances will benefit from a yearly cleaning, too. Wondering where to start? Consider the following tips to spruce up your finances and improve your financial health in 2017: Run a free annual credit report. Did you know that the Fair Credit Reporting Act allows consumers [...]

By |2018-11-08T16:26:44+00:00April 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 6 Financial Spring Cleaning Tips

How Much is Post-Holiday Debt Costing You?

Now that the holidays are over, many people must now make plans to deal with the new debt they have accumulated. In fact, consumer credit agencies report a 25 percent spike in people seeking help in the first couple of months of the year. If you have credit card debt leftover from the holidays, read [...]

By |2018-11-08T16:18:34+00:00January 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Much is Post-Holiday Debt Costing You?

Why You Should Not Be Afraid to File Bankruptcy

There are a number of misconceptions about bankruptcy with many consumers under the impression that filing bankruptcy will hurt them. Fortunately, the process can help you and once you gain the necessary knowledge and get clarity about filing, it may improve your financial situation in more ways than one. In short, if you are unsure [...]

By |2018-11-07T23:30:42+00:00August 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why You Should Not Be Afraid to File Bankruptcy

How Can I Avoid Getting Sued for Past Due Debt?

Getting Sued for Past Due Debt? Being sued for unpaid debt is a possibility but you may be able to avoid legal action. It's common for debtors to forget or ignore the fact they owe money on an old or past due debt until a summons is received catching you off guard. Avoiding a lawsuit [...]

By |2018-11-16T23:36:29+00:00September 6th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Can I Avoid Getting Sued for Past Due Debt?

Texan Opposition To Payday Lenders’ Loan Shark Interest Rates Yields Progress

More Texans are standing up to the loan shark interest rates of the state's payday lenders. According to a survey commissioned by the AARP, more than three-fourths of Texans oppose payday lenders charging up to 500% APR interest and almost two-thirds support the licensing and regulation of payday lenders (64%). The opposition has apparent gained [...]

By |2018-11-08T17:07:41+00:00August 9th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Texan Opposition To Payday Lenders’ Loan Shark Interest Rates Yields Progress