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How Bankruptcy May Help With Student Loan Debt

Most consumers are aware elimination of federal student loans is nearly impossible when filing bankruptcy. However, this does not mean you cannot get some relief when you opt to file Chapter 7 or ...
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Key Things You Should Know Before Filing for Bankruptcy

Living in a debt economy has become the norm for many individuals who are now struggling to make ends meet. Miss a payment on a credit card and the high-interest rates kick in, triggering an ...
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Updating a Will -- when to do it?

When you make a will, you will have taken an important step in making sure that your assets are disposed of in a manner you desire. However, especially if you have drawn up the will early in life, you ...
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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Clarifications Help Home-Buying Millennials

Many millennials in their late 20s and 30s yearn to buy a home, but credit card and student loan debt makes it difficult. While some financial experts shame the younger generation for spending too ...
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The Benefits of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Debtors who are looking to file for bankruptcy are usually debating between chapter 13 and chapter 7 bankruptcy. While each has their pros and cons, and will benefit different people based on their ...
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How to Know if Chapter 13 Is the Right Bankruptcy Choice for You

When debt begins to overwhelm a household, bankruptcy can become a viable solution. But the choice to file bankruptcy is a massive decision and trying to understand the difference between a Chapter 7 ...
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The Benefits of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Choosing to file for bankruptcy -- or being in a situation where filing is the only option -- can feel like the end of the world. It can also be very overwhelming. Your choice to file is only the ...
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The Ultimate Guide for Avoiding Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is not an easy solution for your debt and credit problems. A bankruptcy will stain your credit report for up to 10 years, and it will impact your ability to rent an apartment, become ...
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4 More Ways to Get Rid of Your Student Loan Debt Quicker

Want to avoid bankruptcy over your student debt? Then start coming up with a plan for paying it off sooner rather than later. Here are four additional tips for getting rid of your student debt ...
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Tips for Retirees Filing for a "Gray" Bankruptcy

A person is never too old to make a fresh start when it comes to their personal finance. A growing number of older Californians are turning to bankruptcy to give them some breathing room in their ...
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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and How It Differs from Chapter 7

Bankruptcy is a serious cause for concern by anyone, however, there are several different forms of bankruptcy. Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 13 bankruptcy are 2 of the more serious kinds but the ...
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Keeping Your Car Is Possible In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Owning a car is the foundation of financial stability. Unless you live in one of the few large U.S. cities that has reliable public transportation, you need your car to keep your job, and paycheck, as ...
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What You Need to Know About the Power of Bankruptcy Judges

For anyone with debts who is considering filing for bankruptcy, the process can appear daunting. There are many quirks in the system, including the fact that bankruptcy court judges do not have the ...
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In Bankruptcy: Some Debts Are Non-Dischargeable

Large debts can be incredibly frustrating, which is why many people consider filing for bankruptcy. While it is true that bankruptcy can offer significant relief from high financial obligations, not ...
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The Top Reasons to Hire a Bankruptcy Lawyer

Filing for bankruptcy can be an extremely stressful and overwhelming process for you and your family. However, when done right, filing for bankruptcy can be a way for you to start over. Yet, it is ...
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How Bankruptcy Can Help Foreclosure

When you are facing foreclosure, it is never easy, but while there are several alternatives, if you have other debts then filing for bankruptcy may be able to help you avoid foreclosure. Typically ...
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Dealing With Bankruptcy in Probate

Dealing With Bankruptcy in Probate There are many people who worry about their finances. One of the biggest fears for many people is leaving a financial mess behind after they are gone. With the ...
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Bankruptcy and Medical Debt

California residents might like to know about a startup called Better. The organization wants to provide medical debt assistance to those struggling with out-of-network medical bills. The company ...
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5 Tips for Paying Off Your Student Loans

Struggling with student debt? Student loan debts are best dealt with earlier rather than later. Here are a few tips for helping you pay off your student loans. Set Aside Money Set aside a set portion ...
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Can Student Loans Be Discharged With Bankruptcy?

For college graduates, their student loans will be their greatest burden. For many, they will get a job right out of college and begin the long, slow grind of paying them off. However, life ...
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Student Loan Debts and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

According to CNBC, there are “ 44 million Americans ” with student loan debt. If you find yourself falling into this category you are clearly not alone. It’s likely that if ...
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What Happens to Wage Garnishments After Bankruptcy?

For those who have looked into it, they know that wage garnishments set in place by their creditors can be removed when they file bankruptcy. At very least, once the automatic stay goes into place, ...
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Filing For Bankruptcy: Regain Control Of Your Life

Does the very thought of filing for bankruptcy make you feel embarrassed? Are you ashamed of how things have turned out for you? There are always a variety of emotions that get in the way of someone ...
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Why Filing Bankruptcy Does Not Make You A Bad Person

Society has a tendency to blame the victim, and this has caused a lot of misconceptions about people who have to file bankruptcy. Despite the common belief that those who file bankruptcy are ...
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Are You Being Crushed By Student Loan Debt?

What happens when you don't pay off your student loans If you choose not to make payments on your student loans, your ignored debt will be labeled "delinquent" in which case you will ...
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