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What Does a Float Do in Bankruptcy?

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What Does a Float Do in Bankruptcy?

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Bankruptcy Float There are numerous terms related to bankruptcy that are new to those who file and might seem confusing if you aren’t experienced with bankruptcy. “Float” is one of those terms. The float is the period of time between when you’ve written a check and when it clears your account. If you file for […]

Why Filing for Bankruptcy Can Be a Smart Decision

Bankruptcy can be a smart decision Everyone wants to be smart, right? They want to make the best choices and be able to consider themselves capable of handling situations and knowing what to do. Unfortunately, it can be tough to always feel like this. We all make mistakes. Sometimes these mistakes are related to our […]

Spending

Bankruptcy and Spending Bankruptcy can offer many advantages, but it can also mean exposing your financial life to the world. Information that would otherwise be private becomes the business of the trustee and the court. Not only does this mean other people will know about your debt, but it also means they’ll be legally entitled […]

Buying a Home after Bankruptcy

Getting a Mortgage After Bankruptcy Many people assume buying a home after filing for bankruptcy is impossible. As a matter of fact, some people postpone or fail to file at all because of this fear. They opt not to use a valuable tool that could actually make it easier for them to achieve their financial […]

Bankruptcy Fraud Red Flags Filing for bankruptcy is a complicated process. It’s possible to file on your own, but it isn’t advised because even a simple unintentional mistake can result in your case being dismissed. Worse, you could be accused of bankruptcy fraud. Even if you have every intention of being honest, there are certain […]

Bankruptcy Timing Timing in bankruptcy is very important. A bankruptcy attorney can help you determine the best time to file, but even if you don’t file at the ideal time, there are still ways that bankruptcy can help you. This is true even if creditors or debt collectors have taken drastic action against you. Ideally, […]

Pushing

How to make the best out of Bankrutpcy Some people find themselves in financial turmoil because of choices they’ve made. They might’ve been irresponsible with credit cards when they were younger or they might have mismanaged their money or overestimated their ability to pay back the money they borrowed. In other cases, people had little […]

Sneaky Debt Collectors

Bankruptcy and Sneaky Debt Collectors Filing for bankruptcy triggers something known as the “automatic stay.” This is a legal term that means creditors and debt collectors are barred from trying to collect a debt against you. If they continue to take collection actions against you it can affect their ability to recover any money in […]

Loan Collateral

Obligatory Debts and Bankruptcy There are all different kinds of debts and all of them are affected differently when you file for bankruptcy. A dischargeable or non-obligatory debt can be eliminated in bankruptcy, which means you’ll no longer be legally responsible for paying it and the creditor will be barred from attempting to collect on […]

Filing for Bankruptcy in Old Age If you subscribe to the adage “you’re only as old as you feel,” chances are you’re willing to take on most any challenge regardless of your age. But unfortunately, no matter how young you might feel, there are some things you just cannot do once you’re older. If you […]

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