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Did Bank Settlement Give Florida Homeowners a Debt Relief Option?

A good portion of the results regarding the $25 billion bank settlement brokered last year have been compiled. Those results leave room for some doubt that the settlement provided homeowners with the debt relief option that many feel they deserved. Florida homeowners may or may not be surprised that the majority of the settlement funds […]

Impulsive Decisions can Lead to a Florida Bankruptcy

Most everyone in Florida has heard of the concept of buyer’s remorse. This usually comes from making impulsive decisions and buying something that you just didn’t need and may have been a waste of money. Those same impulsive decisions can translate to financial decisions that could end up leading to bankruptcy. A lot of people […]

Florida Bankruptcy Does Not Have to Be Financial Death

When hearing the word bankruptcy, many Florida residents cringe. The language used to describe bankruptcy is often negative and untrue. Many use bankruptcy to aid in debt relief and are able to take back control of their financial situation, therefore making it a very positive action. For most of these people, filing bankruptcy proves to […]

Zillow Study Shows Mortgage Process is a Mystery for Many

The bankruptcy process is about getting debt under control. In many cases, the largest debt on the books is the mortgage. A home is often the most valuable asset that people own, and for some the fight to keep it is the most important goal of bankruptcy. For others, getting rid of the incredible weight […]

A Cautionary Tale About Debt Consolidation

There is absolutely no doubt that getting calls or letters from a number of different collectors or collection agencies at once is beyond frustrating. It is hard to keep track of just how many bills will have to be paid each month, when and how much the payment will have to be. This is why […]

Protest Group Strikes Medical Debt for 1,064 Individuals

Occupy Wall Street is a protest group that has emerged amidst the economic recession. Whether our readers agree with the group or not, they have made themselves known. Now, offshoots of the group have sprouted that have done things that made headlines. One of these offshoots is a group that calls themselves “Strike Debt.” The […]

CFPB Wants Non-Bank Student Loan Collections under Umbrella

Banks have been under strict scrutiny in the wake of the housing crisis that involved allegations of predatory lending, robo-signing and a combination of other factors. A consumer watchdog group has also put the large banks that collect student loan payments whether private or ones that are backed by the government. The group ensures that […]

With Feds Setting the Rates, Student Borrowers Can’t Refinance

Interest rates are at the lowest that they have been in a long time. A lot of people who purchased a home before the housing crisis signed a fixed rate mortgage at rates as high as 8.0 to 9.0 percent in the 1990s. Now, a lot of those people who are able to are taking […]

‘Rachel from Cardholder Services’ Not Such a Friendly Gal

The Federal Trade Commission has been on a mission to eliminate the robocall scams that are targeting consumers with debt. By bringing criminal charges against those who organize and operate the scams as well as finding technical solutions to the problem, the FTC hopes to help protect consumers. Most recently, complaints were filed by the […]

Congress Considers Eliminating Middle Man to Collect Student Loans

When individuals or families take on debt, many assume that there is no real difference from one debt to another. Others understand that some debt is considered “secured” with a tangible asset such as a car or a home and that some is unsecured such as credit card debt. Still there is debt that has […]

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Should I Refinance a Student Loan I Can’t Discharge in Bankruptcy?

Student loan debt is overwhelming many people. Could refinancing be the answer to help you avoid bankruptcy if your student...
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Can Student Loan Consolidation Help You Avoid Bankruptcy?

One of the most common questions people have when they consider bankruptcy is “can student debt be discharged in bankruptcy?”...
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Could There Be Changes on the Horizon for How Student Loan Debt is Handled in Bankruptcy?

If you’re wondering how to file for bankruptcy for student loan debt or you’re wondering if bankruptcy can help you...
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Does Bankruptcy Clear Student Loan Debt?

Many people considering bankruptcy wonder “Does bankruptcy clear student loan debt?” Until recently, that answer was almost always “no.” But...
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Will Student Loans Force You Into Bankruptcy? Here’s How a Student Loan Bankruptcy Attorney in Florida Can Help

If you’re struggling with student loan debt and not sure what comes next, a student loan bankruptcy attorney in Florida...
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Have You Received a Letter from the IRS About a Tax Debt? Here’s What You Should Know Before Responding

Here's what you need to know if the IRS has contacted you about tax debt. Every year the IRS contacts...
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Here’s How You Can Rebuild Your Credit

How do you repair this damage and rebuild your credit after filing for bankruptcy? Many people believe that filing for...
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How Can You Practice Smart Credit Card Management after Bankruptcy?

How can you learn better credit card management after bankruptcy? Using credit after bankruptcy is an intimidating experience for many...
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How Do You Improve Your Credit Score?

How do you improve your credit score? Here's what you need to know. Your credit score plays an important role...
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Does Bankruptcy Credit Counseling Work?

Bankruptcy credit counseling helps you emerge from bankruptcy understanding credit management. People filing for bankruptcy must take two courses regarding...
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