How Long Will It Take To Pay Off Your Holiday Debt?

2022-01-27T15:45:23+00:00December 19th, 2014|

We recently wrote about ways to successfully navigate your debt this holiday season. But what if you have already exceeded a reasonable holiday debt limit? Are you concerned about your ability to pay your holiday-related debt off over a [...]

Does It Feel Like Your Finances Are Freefalling?

2022-01-27T15:23:50+00:00July 6th, 2014|

Sometimes it can be truly difficult to determine whether or not you are in real financial trouble. Especially if you are young, you have recently assumed new major expenditures or if you are in the middle of a major life [...]

Preparing To Negotiate With Creditors

2022-01-27T15:18:47+00:00June 6th, 2014|

If you are struggling with overwhelming debt, you may be confused about which debt relief options are available to you. If so, speaking with an attorney experienced in matters of debt relief may be a good idea. While it is [...]

Rebuilding Credit After Filing For Bankruptcy

2022-01-27T15:31:03+00:00April 28th, 2014|

The decision to file for bankruptcy is often one made out of necessity. Though more Americans are filing for personal bankruptcy due to overwhelming medical bills than for any other reason, numerous financial circumstances can prompt individuals to seek out [...]

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy – Benefits Over A Chapter 7

2022-01-27T15:14:03+00:00April 25th, 2014|

By Christopher P. Walker A Chapter 13 Bankruptcy provides an individual debtor (including small business owners) with an opportunity to reorganize their financial affairs in a similar manner to large businesses can under Chapter 11. However, a Chapter 13 is much less expenses [...]

Proposal Explores Issue Of Overwhelming Student Loan Payments

2022-01-27T15:49:40+00:00March 29th, 2014|

Though the economy has improved markedly since 2008, it is still often difficult for recent college graduates to find work. When these young adults do get hired for their very first full-time jobs, their salaries tend to be lower than [...]

Tackling Your Overwhelming Debt

2022-01-27T15:47:23+00:00March 16th, 2014|

The holidays are over, but a significant number of Americans are still struggling with debt that they acquired during last year’s winter holiday season. If you are among them, it is important to understand that there are many things that [...]

Do You Have More Savings Or More Credit Card Debt?

2022-11-08T19:10:57+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 survey, the number of Americans who could eliminate their [...]

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 [...]

Sinbad’s Chapter 13 Do-Over Isn’t From Lavish Living, He Says

2022-01-27T15:34:01+00:00August 26th, 2013|

David Adkins, the comedian known as Sinbad, filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in May, claiming $11 million in debt, the vast majority of which is tax debt. According to documents cited by AccountingWEB, the 56-year-old performer owes over $8 million to the [...]

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