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Statistics on non-business bankruptcies

If you want to file for a non-business (personal) bankruptcy, it is crucial to understand the various options in front of you. For example, you should go over different types of bankruptcy and determine which one suits your circumstances best. For some people, Chapter...

How does Chapter 13 bankruptcy work?

Job loss, a serious illness, divorce or another difficult life situation can force you to take out large amounts of debt. If you feel like there is no way out from the debt you accumulated, you may consider filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy. According to the U.S. Courts,...

How can you avoid another bankruptcy?

Going through bankruptcy once can cause a ripple effect that lasts a number of years. Preventing another bankruptcy requires you to thoroughly assess what went wrong the first time so you can make changes right away. Knowing some strategies for managing your money can...

Bankruptcy filing show signs of rising

After leveling off after the disruptive years of 2020 and 2021, bankruptcy rates show signs of rising again. Several economic challenges point to possible trouble ahead for many consumers and commercial interests. A stalled economy often leads to more people seeking...

Can you settle your medical bills for less?

Americans should not have to choose between their medical care and keeping their homes, but unfortunately, that is what far too many must do. According to recent studies, as much as 66.5% of bankruptcies occur because of medical issues, and either because of time off...

Is bankruptcy or debt relief better?

Finding yourself neck-high in past-due bills may result in climbing stress levels and sinking hope of getting back on solid financial footing. You may wonder if you should contact one of the many debt relief companies or declare bankruptcy. As the mail pile grows with...

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