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How Does Bankruptcy Affect Your Job and Future Credit? 

How Does Bankruptcy Affect Your Job and Future Credit? 

The stress leading up to a declaration of bankruptcy can be intense. You worry about creditors and wonder if you will be able to stay in your home and keep your car. You may also worry that your bankruptcy will become public knowledge and affect other aspects of your life. Will your boss and co-workers … Read More

Consumer Debt vs. Non Consumer Debt

Consumer Debt vs. Non Consumer Debt

When filing Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, it’s critical to understand the difference between consumer debt and non-consumer debt. Your consumer and non-consumer debts impact your ability to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and your debt types also determine what’s protected by an automatic stay when filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy.  If you’re considering filing Chapter … Read More

Study Shows Medical Debt Can Affect Your Health

Study Shows Medical Debt Can Affect Your Health

Most people have noticed that when one thing goes wrong, several other things invariably follow. There’s even a common expression describing the experience: “When it rains, it pours.” Unfortunately, medical debt is no exception. It can easily precipitate a resulting series of unfortunate events, one of them (ironically) being poor health. This is more than … Read More

The Dangers of Hiding Assets in a No Asset Bankruptcy

The Dangers of Hiding Assets in a No Asset Bankruptcy

There are two primary types of bankruptcies that a person might file when struggling to pay their debts: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the debtor agrees to a payment plan instead of having their property taken to pay creditors. In contrast, in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the bankruptcy trustee will … Read More

What Is a Reaffirmation Agreement in Bankruptcy?

What Is a Reaffirmation Agreement in Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy can be an overwhelming and challenging process. On top of the stress and worry about your finances and what will happen to your property, there are countless proceedings and tons of paperwork to fill out. Understandably, this can make dealing with a bankruptcy seem impossible. However, as overwhelming as it all may seem, bankruptcy … Read More

Should I Max Out My Credit Cards Before Filing for Bankruptcy?

Should I Max Out My Credit Cards Before Filing for Bankruptcy?

Debtors who run their credit card balances up before they file for bankruptcy could suffer consequences. Primarily, it could result in your debt becoming ineligible for discharge, which is often the whole point of filing for bankruptcy. So in many cases, running your credit card debt up is not worth it.  To fully understand how … Read More

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What Debt Collectors Can and Cannot Do in Indiana

Have you ever been incessantly contacted by a debt collection agency trying to get money from you? Many individuals experience unwanted contact from debt collectors and are unsure how to approach the situation. That’s why we’re here to help. It can be difficult to understand just what exactly these agencies are legally allowed to do, … Read More

What You Should Know About Debt Collectors

What You Should Know About Debt Collectors

If, like many, you are struggling with debt and are behind on payments, you may be stressed out by all of the calls you are receiving from your creditors. While it is normal and expected for debtors to receive calls or notices in the mail or email from their creditors and debt collectors, it is … Read More

What You Need to Know if You Are Retired and Filing for Bankruptcy

What You Need to Know if You Are Retired and Filing for Bankruptcy

Retirement is meant to be a time when you can finally relax and do the things you want without having to worry about earning an income and paying your bills. Unfortunately, with the cost of living and other expenses skyrocketing today, more and more retirees are finding it difficult to get by on their social … Read More

Can I Pay Off My Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan Early

Can I Pay Off My Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan Early

Most people enter into bankruptcy because they are experiencing financial hardship. However, though a person can be struggling at the time they file, this does not mean it isn’t possible for their financial situation to greatly improve while they are still paying off their Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan.  If you do find yourself having more … Read More

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