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What To Do if You Struggle with Chapter 13 Payments

If you don't qualify for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition, you will likely need to consult with your Schaumburg bankruptcy attorney about filing for Chapter 13 reorganization bankruptcy. This ...
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Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What You Need to Know

In the United States, Chapter 7 is the most common type of bankruptcy petition filed. The primary purpose of Chapter 7 bankruptcy is to give individual debtors a fresh start by liquidating nonexempt ...
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A Simple Guide to Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Compared to filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy, filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy does not involve proposing a repayment plan with an Aurora bankruptcy attorney. Instead, the bankruptcy trustee gathers and sells ...
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The Process of Filing for Bankruptcy

Before filing for bankruptcy, it's a good idea to consult with a consumer credit counseling agency. Not only does this allow you to assess your debt consolidation options, but also it can help you ...
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How to Buy a House After Your Bankruptcy

How to Buy a House After Your Bankruptcy There is a common misconception among American consumers that filing for bankruptcy will prevent them from purchasing a home. In reality, a debtor is eligible ...
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What Debts Won't Be Discharged During Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy discharge is a legal process in which the court releases a debtor from personal liability for specific types of debt. Following a bankruptcy discharge, the debtor is no longer obligated to ...
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Filing Bankruptcy During Retirement

Though retirement should be a period of financial stability for seniors, an increasing number of American retirees are faced with overwhelming debt. In fact, seniors represent the fastest growing ...
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Retirement Funds and Bankruptcy

If you’re thinking about consulting a bankruptcy attorney, you likely have a lot of questions regarding what may happen to your assets. Many people fear losing their retirement funds to their ...
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What to Expect After You File For Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy is a significant event that will change your life in many ways. You’ll receive financial counseling, which can help you learn how to adhere to a budget after bankruptcy. ...
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Can You Get a Credit Card After Bankruptcy?

For many people, overwhelming credit card debt played a significant role in their decision to file for bankruptcy. Ironically, applying for a credit card after bankruptcy can help you improve your ...
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Making the Decision to File for Bankruptcy

Occasionally, filing for bankruptcy is quite clearly the right solution. For example, if you’re paying $3,000 to your creditors each month and your monthly income is only $4,000, then filing for ...
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What Happens Before You File Chapter 7?

In order to file for chapter 7 bankruptcy, you must meet the “means test.” This test compares your income to that of median income statistics in your area. If your income is below this ...
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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Your Rights and Responsibilities

Unlike chapter 13 bankruptcy, chapter 7 bankruptcy does not involve filing a repayment plan. Instead, your bankruptcy trustee will gather and sell all of your nonexempt assets and use the sale ...
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Use This App to Learn the Basics of Bankruptcy

Most bankruptcy cases fall into one of three chapters—Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13. Bankruptcy cases are handled exclusively in Federal courts, meaning that petitioners are unable to ...
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Is It Possible to Negotiate Your Medical Bills?

According to the American Medical Association, health insurers improperly processed one in five medical claims during 2010. At the same time, claim denial rates varied from 0.7 to 4.5 percent among ...
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How to Talk to Debt Collectors

If you’ve already received calls demanding payment for owed debt, there are ways to handle the situation without hiding or disconnecting your phone. In fact, it can be helpful to actually ...
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A Look at the Most Common Causes of Debt in the United States

Even though some people do end up with considerable debt because of poor money management, it’s not the only cause of debt problems. Sometimes, unexpected events outside of someone’s ...
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Why Filing Bankruptcy Does Not Mean You Are Financially Irresponsible

There is a common misconception that people who file for bankruptcy don’t understand how to manage their money. People assume that someone who declares bankruptcy is guilty of excessive credit ...
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Understanding Consumer Protection Laws

As a main source of consumer protection law in the United States, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act outlines acceptable behavior for collection agencies attempting to collect legitimate debts. ...
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What Homeowners Need to Know About Filing Bankruptcy

If you are a homeowner considering filing for bankruptcy, there are two petition options—Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition allows you to discharge your ...
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Why Recent College Grads Are Filing Bankruptcy

For many people, it’s not a surprise that financing a college education is expensive. However, most people believe that taking out student loans is a worthwhile investment because a college ...
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Tips for Managing Your Finances After College

The way you handle money early on in your life can set a spending pattern for many years to come. For example, if you begin relying on credit right after college, you may find yourself continuing to ...
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The Most Common Credit Mistakes Made by Recent College Graduates

For many college seniors, graduation means setting up life by searching for a job, finding a new place to live, and establishing good spending habits. One of the best ways for recent college graduates ...
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How Common Are Medical Bill Related Bankruptcies?

Even though bankruptcy may be associated with poor spending habits, credit card debt is not the leading cause of consumer bankruptcy cases in the United States. Researchers from Harvard Medical School ...
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The Latest News In Adult Credit Card Use

The use of credit cards tends to vary drastically from person to person. Some people use credit cards to pay for most of their daily expenses, while other people hesitate to charge any monthly expense ...
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