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You Filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Now What?
You Filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Now What?

Simultaneous with filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy, your bankruptcy is assigned a bankruptcy case number. It is important that write down or remember this case number in case one of your creditors contacts you after filing. It is also important to remember the date you...

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Understanding Chapter 13 Repayment Plans

While many people in financial distress think of debt consolidation as the way to go, there is also the option of setting up a repayment plan under Chapter 13 bankruptcy. While it can be a good option for many, make sure you understand how it works before proceeding....

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3 Ways to Rebuild Your Credit after Bankruptcy
3 Ways to Rebuild Your Credit after Bankruptcy

The biggest myth about bankruptcy is that it will completely ruin your credit. The New York Federal Reserve conducted a study recently which shows this belief to be a half-truth. It is true a bankruptcy filing can remain visible on an individual's credit report for up...

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How to Stop the Payday Loan Cycle
How to Stop the Payday Loan Cycle

Research shows that millions of American families are living from paycheck to paycheck with little or no means to build savings. When faced with unexpected expenses, such as a car or house repair, many have felt that their only option was to seek help through a payday...

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Is Bankruptcy A Way Out For You?

For many Americans who are deep in debt with no way to pay it back, filing for bankruptcy might be their last resort. And while some people may assume that bankruptcy is bad for you since you will have a negative label on your records, filing for bankruptcy actually...

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Is Credit Card Debt Overwhelming You?
5 Things Not to Do if Contemplating Bankruptcy

If you are struggling with debt and are contemplating bankruptcy and hiring a bankruptcy attorney, there are a few things you should try to avoid doing before you file as they may jeopardize your ability to have your debts discharged. Do Not Create New Debt It is very...

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