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Is It OK to Schedule a Yard Sale before Filing for Bankruptcy: How Selling Your Stuff Can Get You into Trouble

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Transferring or selling assets before bankruptcy There are plenty of ways someone dealing with financial problems can make money and yard sales and rummages are one of the most popular. After all, what better way to earn some cash than to sell items around your home you no longer want or need? But is this […]

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What to do if a creditor sues Receiving notice you’re being sued by a creditor can be one of the most frightening experiences you’ll ever have. Suddenly those letters and calls you’ve been receiving have some weight behind them and you’ll have no choice but to take action. If you’ve been hiding from or ignoring […]

Three Secrets to Securing Chapter 13 Success

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Finding Success Filing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a valuable tool that allows you to manage debt without the scorched earth approach of Chapter 7. In Chapter 13, you’re able to keep your assets and retain control of your income but still, benefit from the discharge that comes with more drastic forms of […]

Why Bankruptcy Warnings Might Not Be Valid

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Are Bankruptcy Warnings for Real? Simply Google the term “bankruptcy” and you’ll get a slew of information, much of it from credible sources, admonishing the risks of filing and warning debtors not to take such a drastic option. These warnings might be well-intentioned and might help some people avoid making a mistake, but in many […]

Debt Resolution, Surprising Facts about Bankruptcy

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On the August 9, 2019 episode of Tampa Home Talk, Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer, Robert Geller joined to show to answer questions about Bankruptcy and debt relief.  The segment includes important and interesting information about filing for bankruptcy, including debt relief, Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and topics related to good financial management for a swift recovery […]

There are many reasons that people need to file bankruptcy. People file for bankruptcy for a variety of reasons. There is no single cause of bankruptcy, aside from general financial struggles. The path that led to those struggles and to someone ultimately determining that bankruptcy is the best option for them varies from person to […]

How Do You “Declare Bankruptcy”?

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Declaring Bankruptcy There’s a lot of misinformation regarding bankruptcy. It’s unfortunate because many people who are struggling financially could benefit from filing, but they allow myths and untruths to guide their decision. If you’re faced with debts you are unable to afford and you aren’t sure what to do about the problem, declaring bankruptcy can […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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