From the 'Bankruptcy' Category:

Debt Cancellation vs. Bankruptcy

Before making a decision as important as filing for bankruptcy there are a few factors that should be considered to determine whether debt settlement might be a feasible alternative: Number of Creditors: If you […]

Have You Updated Your Status Lately?

No, not your Facebook or Twitter status, but your tax filing status. If you are married you have the option of filing your income tax return with your spouse, or separately. The decision you […]

Required Paperwork for a Chapter 7

You have probably heard that there is a lot of paperwork that is required to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Bankruptcy law requires debtors to make full and complete financial disclosures. This means that […]

Overwhelming Medical Debt? Consider Bankruptcy

Anyone who has faced a serious illness or who has been involved in a traumatic accident understands how overwhelming medical bills can be. This is particularly true if you do not have health insurance, […]

Debt Relief: A New Year’s Resolution to Keep!

During the holiday season most people tend to set their finanical troubles aside with a promise to themselves that they will “do better” in the new year. Even so, with each gift you buy, […]

Is Bankruptcy or a Short Sale Better?

If you are past due on your mortgage payments and you are worried about losing your home in a foreclosure action, it is important to consider all of your debt relief options. Filing bankruptcy […]

Student Loans, Bankruptcy & Undue Hardship

If you are facing a significant amount of student loan debt, you may be wondering if you can discharge it in bankruptcy. Many media outlets will lead you to believe that it is impossible […]

How Can I Improve my Credit Score After Bankruptcy?

One of the biggest concerns debtors have when filing a personal bankruptcy is how it will impact their credit score. Contrary to what most people believe, it does not destroy your credit forever. Once […]

What is a Chapter 13 Repayment Plan?

If you are considering filing a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you must have a regular source of income. You can establish a repayment plan that allows you to reorganize your finances and outline how you […]

Who will know about my Bankruptcy Case?

Although many people file bankruptcy each year, most do not want others to know about it. If worrying about other people finding about your filing is preventing you from obtaining the debt relief you […]