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Summer Vacation Savings: Traveling for Less

Now that summer’s here, it’s time to jumpstart your summer vacation planning. An important component, of course, is budgeting. You deserve a break, but just make sure you don’t break the bank. Below are some guidelines and considerations for keeping the cost of your summer vacation low while still having a great time for yourself [...]

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and Student Loans

Student loan debt can be crippling. Trying to put money towards a house or a car, as well as paying all of your other bills on top of student loan debt, is often exhausting and can sometimes feel impossible. In America alone, the average student loan debt in 2021 comes to around $1.7 trillion. It’s [...]

Eviction and Bankruptcy

Although filing for bankruptcy can solve many of the issues you are dealing with, ease your stress level, and give you a chance to breathe, it cannot remove all of your worries. If you are contemplating filing for bankruptcy, you are probably overwhelmed with debt that you can’t repay while dealing with creditors. Many people [...]

By |2021-06-28T11:25:22-04:00June 23rd, 2021|Bankruptcy Law, Foreclosure|0 Comments

Getting Approved for a Loan After Bankruptcy

Many people assume that because they have filed bankruptcy, their credit is ruined, and they will not be able to qualify for any loans. This is not true. There are a number of steps you can take to improve your credit score and to make it likely that you can be approved for a loan. [...]

Things Debt Collectors Are Forbidden to Do

Whether you have missed a single payment somewhere along the line or are delinquent on several payments, the last thing you want is to be harassed by debt collectors. In most cases, people know that they are behind on payments and are struggling to deal with the issue. Having to deal with a barrage of [...]

By |2021-06-18T09:34:04-04:00June 9th, 2021|Bankruptcy Law, Creditor Harrassment|0 Comments

How Is Household Size Determined in Bankruptcy?

Determining household size is an important measurement when facing bankruptcy. In fact, correctly determining household size can determine your eligibility for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. For some households, determining household size is simple. But for families that include relatives, extended family, or children living some or all of the time within a household, determining size can [...]

By |2021-06-18T14:32:12-04:00June 2nd, 2021|Bankruptcy Law, Home Ownership|0 Comments

How are Medical Bills Treated in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Anyone on social media is bound to have seen numerous posts or crowdfunding pleas from friends or friends of friends who are faced with insurmountable medical debts. In fact, 8 million people have started a campaign for themselves or for a family member, and 12 million people have started a campaign for a friend or [...]

Do You Have to Get Debt Counseling Before Bankruptcy?

Filing for bankruptcy is a process. As part of that process, the bankruptcy law requires that you get a certificate that evidences you did a pre-filing counseling session with an approved agency. Debt counseling (also called credit counseling) is required before you can declare bankruptcy. There is a pre-filing counseling and pre-discharge counseling. What is [...]

Can You Sell Your Home if You File for Bankruptcy in Indiana?

What you will learn from reading this article: Facts about selling your home while going through bankruptcy Details about Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcies and your house If you are struggling to pay your mortgage and other bills, the good news is that the CARES Act (Coronavirus Relief and Economic Security) has extended the [...]

I’m Self Employed: What Are My Bankruptcy Options?

Nobody wants to be in a situation where they have to file for bankruptcy, but for the self-employed, it can be a doubly crushing blow. You have worked hard to create your own source of income, but circumstances have made it impossible for you to pay your debts. You may even have doubts about whether [...]

By |2021-03-31T09:29:15-04:00March 30th, 2021|Bankruptcy Law, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy|0 Comments