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Payday Loans and Bankruptcy

Payday loans are a tempting option for anyone strapped for cash. They seem simple enough: borrow a few hundred dollars to get you through until your next paycheck, which is likely just a few days or weeks away. Pay back the money quickly and there’s very little interest due. Unfortunately, these loans are designed to […]

How Your Bankruptcy Mistakes Can Hurt Your Loved Ones

Bankruptcy is a tool used by people to help them get their lives back on track. In most cases, filing for bankruptcy is going to have no effect on your friends or family, with the possible exception of your spouse. However, there are instances in which your filing for bankruptcy could harm your loved ones. […]

It’s a familiar cliché to most people: “You get what you pay for.” It’s true when it comes to a variety of products and services, and in many cases, it’s true when it comes to hiring a bankruptcy attorney. And though the period of your life in which you’re hiring a bankruptcy attorney is likely […]

When someone learns it’s possible to file for bankruptcy without hiring a bankruptcy attorney, they often assume this is a good way to save money. After all, filing for bankruptcy isn’t going to require more than filling out a few forms, right? Unfortunately, filing for bankruptcy is about more than just completing and submitting forms […]

Don’t Repay Your Debts!

If you’re struggling financially, chances are you know how important it is to pay your bills even if you’ve been unable to do so. The truth is paying your bills should be a priority, but there comes a time when paying your debts could work against you. How is that? If your financial situation is […]

Bankruptcy or Retirement?

If you are someone who has experienced a difficult financial phase, chances are you’ve considered a variety of options to ease the burden. One of the most common solutions people have for resolving their financial challenges is to take money they’ve saved and use it to pay off debt. Sometimes this is the best solution, […]

A bankruptcy consultation is a great way to gather information about the process of filing for bankruptcy. A consultation is also a great way to get a sense of whether a specific attorney is right for you or if you need to interview additional people. Most attorneys offer a free consultation. It’s probably a good […]

If your financial struggles are primarily caused by student loan debt, you are not alone. The student loan debt of Americans is estimated to be more than $1 trillion and about $85,000,000,000 is past due. The average borrower has about $30,000 in student loan debt. Some financial experts believe the situation is so bad it’s […]

What to Know About DIY Bankruptcy Filing

Filing for bankruptcy is a complicated process, but the court does allow individuals to file on their own without an attorney. This is called pro se filing and is not recommended, even under the simplest of circumstances. Sometimes, though, people choose to file without professional support to avoid attorneys’ fees (they still need to pay […]

How Bankruptcy Affects a Second Mortgage

There are many homeowners who have a second mortgage on their homes. In many of these cases, these mortgages were not taken because a person was facing financial challenges. For instance, some use a second mortgage to pay for home renovations. Second mortgages can be used to help someone through a difficult financial time, but […]

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What Can I Do If I’m Being Harassed by Creditors?

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Can I File for Bankruptcy without an Attorney?

The short answer to this question is yes, you can file for bankruptcy without the help of an attorney. However,...
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Can Bankruptcy Improve the Health of Your Marriage?

Marriage and money problems go hand in hand. Financial problems cause everything from minor squabbles to full-blown marriage-ending fights within...
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5 Common Budgeting Mistakes Newlyweds Make and How to Avoid Them

Budgeting mistakes are common, especially when you’re young. Not all newlyweds are young adults, but many first-time marriages do involve...
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When Should Married Couples File for Bankruptcy Together?

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Can Your Spouses Debt Force You Into Bankruptcy?

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