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Some Bankruptcy Legal Facts and Suggestions
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This comment provides a brief and incomplete educational overview of a complex topic and is not intended to provide legal advice. Always consult experienced legal, accounting, and financial professionals in all specific debtor-creditor and bankruptcy situations.
The Fresh Start of a Bankruptcy May Restore Credit Faster
People consider filing bankruptcy when the alternative has become worse. Figuring out if you are at that point though can be difficult. One misconception that makes people hesitate to file bankruptcy is the impact on their credit.
If My Home Is In Foreclosure, Should I File For Bankruptcy?, From Suze Orman (WATCH)
Racial Discrimination Can't Be Solved by Fighting Poverty
President, Erase Racism
Many people would agree that disparate treatment based on race is wrong, but how can we try to remedy the situation when so few people are willing to create policies and practices that explicitly address such forms of structural racism?
Regulator Mulling Mortgage Debt Reduction For Bankrupt: Report
Seven Terrifying Things They Don't Tell You About Bankruptcy
Helping individual investors build and protect their wealth
Attorneys often tout bankruptcy as an easy way to get out of debt, but they downplay some of the serious long-term consequences. Before you decide if bankruptcy is right for you, consider seven realities first.
Bankruptcy Is the Cost of the Way the Credit Card Industry Does Business
In the Wake of the Recession, Bankruptcies Hit Women, Communities of Color Hard
President, Woodstock Institute
Every year in Cook County, thousands of women are facing tough choices and making the difficult decision to declare bankruptcy, a decision that has the potential to dramatically change someone's life.
How to Get Rid of a Second Mortgage Without a Loan Modification
For those facing the loss of their home and wondering whether a Chapter 13 bankruptcy may help get rid of a second mortgage, the following information may be helpful.
Fixed Income & Credit Card Debt: Why Retirees Are Declaring Bankruptcy
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