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Do You Have More Savings Or More Credit Card Debt?

2021-03-11T22:04:04+00:00February 28th, 2014|

If your credit card companies demanded full repayment of your current debt load tomorrow, would you have enough money in your savings to cover the balance? According to a new Bankrate.com survey, the number of Americans who could eliminate their [...]

How A Car Title Loan May Affect Your Finances

2021-03-11T22:07:37+00:00February 15th, 2014|

You have likely seen ads for car title loan companies on television. Or perhaps you have heard them playing at numerous commercial breaks when you listen to the radio. Or perhaps their advertisements invade your attempts to search for anything [...]

Analysis: ACA Deductibles May Mean Unaffordable Medical Debt

2020-02-03T13:22:08+00:00February 3rd, 2014|

When the Affordable Care Act was passed, one of its major goals to protect people from the ruinous medical debt that many people have been forced to incur after a single, catastrophic accident or if they suffer from a chronic [...]

US Bankruptcy Rate Dropped In 2013, For The Fourth Year In A Row

2020-02-03T14:31:16+00:00January 17th, 2014|

The American Bankruptcy Institute, a nonpartisan group that provides research and education on bankruptcy and insolvency, recently released statistics gathered from all U.S. bankruptcy courts, finding that the overall rate of bankruptcy dropped in 2013 by 13 percent over the [...]

US Trustee Program: Beware Of Online Bankruptcy Preparation Scams

2020-02-03T14:00:53+00:00December 23rd, 2013|

When people with debt problems reach the conclusion it’s time to file for bankruptcy, many find it hard to justify the expense of hiring a bankruptcy lawyer. Even though bankruptcy services are generally quite affordable, taking on any new expense [...]

Union Seeks To Expedite Detroit Bankruptcy Appeals For Justice

2021-03-11T22:03:33+00:00December 9th, 2013|

On Dec. 3, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge ruled that the City of Detroit can file for Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy. That makes Detroit the nation’s largest municipality to file for bankruptcy, greatly eclipsing others on the list, including three [...]

Afraid That Filing Bankruptcy Will Affect Your Career? The Facts

2021-03-11T22:01:46+00:00November 6th, 2013|

Despite the Great Recession being officially declared over, it’s still a tight job market. Many people remain unemployed, while others are still worried about their job security. Even some in stable jobs feel they can’t afford to take risks. If [...]

When Medical Debt Becomes Overwhelming

2022-01-27T15:12:39+00:00November 1st, 2013|

Urgent medical needs cannot always wait until a patient’s income can cover the cost of the care he or she requires. As a result, overwhelming medical bills are now the primary reason that Americans file for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 personal [...]

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