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how does bankruptcy affect your job and future credit

How Does Bankruptcy Affect Your Job and Future Credit?

If you find yourself in an untenable financial situation, bankruptcy may be your best option. But that doesn’t mean the process isn’t stressful and overwhelming. There are many considerations. One of the things you may be most concerned about is whether it will affect your current job or future credit.  Chapter 7 bankruptcy, or liquidation … Read More

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What Happens If You File For Bankruptcy?

Declaring bankruptcy can appear incredibly intimidating. Sadly, many people choose not to file due to shame and embarrassment. The truth is that there’s nothing wrong with declaring bankruptcy, and it’s often the best option for those struggling with overwhelming debt.   If you decide to declare personal bankruptcy, you’ll more than likely need to file through … Read More

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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Dismissed. Can I Refile?

Filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy can help you improve your financial situation. The Chapter 13 repayment plan consolidates your existing debts into a three to five-year plan to pay back your creditors, and initiating the process offers immediate protections, including an automatic stay, and allows you to keep all of your possessions. Unfortunately, not everyone … Read More

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Bankruptcy and Divorce: Should I File Before or After?

Divorce is never easy. The dissolution of a marriage can create intense emotional stress for both separating parties. These challenges can be even more difficult if you’re facing financial hardships.  These financial challenges often worsen with divorce because the income of one household splits between two divorcees. If you depend on your former spouse’s income, … Read More

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What is the Bankruptcy Means Test?

Chapter 7 bankruptcy (the most common form of bankruptcy) essentially wipes away a large portion of your unsecured debts and protects certain assets you may possess.  Briefly, unsecured debts are not backed by any collateral. Unlike car and home loans, unsecured debt means that creditors aren’t able to reclaim property if you default. Credit card … Read More

bankruptcy and retirement

Will I Lose My Retirement If I File for Bankruptcy?

If you’ve found yourself in a precarious financial situation and overwhelmed with debt you can’t repay, bankruptcy may be your best option. You may be reluctant to declare bankruptcy because you fear it will wipe out your hard-earned retirement savings. However, in most situations, this is not the case.  Defining the Most Common Types of Bankruptcy … Read More

payday loan debt and bankruptcy

Payday Loan Debt and Bankruptcy

You’ve probably driven past storefronts with bright lights offering quick cash through payday loans. Or maybe you’ve seen the commercials on social media or TV. The companies that offer these short-term loans tout them as a surefire way to get out of a financial bind. Payday loans are incredibly risky. Instead of being helpful, they … Read More

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