If you’re having trouble keeping up with your mortgage payments and think you might be headed for foreclosure, there are still some things you can do to ameliorate the situation. Millions of U.S. homeowners have had their properties repossessed in recent years, so if you’re on the verge of losing your home or […]
Topic Bankruptcy: Is Bankruptcy the Right Solution for You?
Filing for bankruptcy is a drastic measure but sometimes you don’t have any other choice. Bankruptcy information stays on your credit report for up to 10 years. Bankruptcy is a legal way to discharge your debts, but filing bankruptcy will have the most negative effect on your credit score. It’s always in your best interest to make sure that information about the filing are reported to the credit bureaus correctly.
Sometimes, people who intend to file for bankruptcy protection have a change of heart once it’s done, or once they pay to have a bankruptcy initiated. Different procedures apply once the bankruptcy has been filed with a court, as opposed to when you have only paid an attorney or another third party to file for […]
According to recent data from the American Bankruptcy Institute, there were 1.2 million personal bankruptcy filings in the United States in 2012. If it’s increasingly difficult for you to cover all your bills, you find yourself using credit cards to pay for basic necessities, or you’re currently considering any type of debt consolidation program, […]
Approximately 1.2 million Americans filed for bankruptcy in 2012 and more than 1 million more individuals are expected to go bankrupt in 2013. Continued layoffs, foreclosures, rising healthcare costs and mounting credit-card debts are all still taking a toll on many people. If you’ve thought about filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter […]