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CFPB To Debt Collectors: Pay Up For Deceptive Practices

2020-02-03T13:31:11+00:00September 22nd, 2015|

What’s the connection between debt collection companies and bankruptcy? Actually, the nexus is about as tight and interconnected as it can possibly be for many cash-strapped and beleaguered consumers. For high numbers of individuals and families in California and across [...]

Many Americans Inaccurately Report Debt: Why?

2020-02-03T13:04:19+00:00September 8th, 2015|

Financial-related data periodically compiled and reported via a national survey contain a wealth of interesting — and, some might say, baffling — information, especially as relates to consumer-reported debt that is accumulated by individuals and families. The Federal Reserve’s Survey [...]

Predatory Lending Practices An Outsized Problem In The Military

2020-02-03T14:05:03+00:00August 10th, 2015|

Just how big of a problem is predatory lending that specifically targets American military members and their families? Frankly, the scourge wrought by payday loans and other egregiously lender-friendly loan instruments is huge. President Obama put a spotlight on select [...]

Does An “Automatic Stay” Provide Complete Protection For A Debtor?

2020-02-03T13:44:41+00:00July 30th, 2015|

Like other debtors across the country, hard-challenged individuals and families residing in Orange County and elsewhere in Southern California who seek the lawful protections afforded by bankruptcy often invoke those safeguards because they are besieged by multiple creditors. It is [...]

Despite High Assets, 50 Cent Files For Chapter 11

2020-02-03T14:05:34+00:00July 13th, 2015|

Being in control of high assets does not necessarily preclude the need for bankruptcy protection. If the sum of your debts matches the sum of your assets, then you may need to look into whether you qualify for Chapter 7, [...]

What Are My Alternatives To Bankruptcy?

2020-02-03T13:36:59+00:00July 2nd, 2015|

You may already know that, once you file for bankruptcy — whether it’s Chapter 7, Chapter 13 or Chapter 11 — an automatic stay is placed on creditor actions while you address your debt problems. That kind of protection is [...]

Let’s Take A Look At Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

2022-01-27T15:26:23+00:00June 19th, 2015|

In a recent post, we talked about Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and some of the things you need to know about this very helpful form of bankruptcy. However, there are some people who do not qualify for Chapter 7 based on their income, [...]

Living Somewhere Affordable

2020-02-03T13:32:59+00:00June 5th, 2015|

If your financial situation is either frustrating or frightening, you may be wondering what you can do to improve that situation. We frequently write about the benefits of bankruptcy and other debt relief solutions which the law allows for. Speaking [...]

7 Benefits Of Filing For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

2020-02-03T14:09:09+00:00May 29th, 2015|

The idea of filing for bankruptcy often garners a lot of apprehension and fear. Among the questions that may go through your head are: Am I failure? Will I lose everything? What will my future look like? While these concerns [...]

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