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Statistics Show Recession Recovery Is Slow

Although we are coming out of the recession, unfortunately many families are still struggling. Unemployment is still incredibly high, and bankruptcy filings and foreclosures have increased quite a bit ...
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Bankruptcy Rates Among the States

Between 2000-2004, New York was the state with the fewest number of bankruptcy filings. It was followed by Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Delaware, Massachusetts and North Carolina. Topping the ...
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How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Interest Rates?

It is an instant relief when after you file bankruptcy, the creditors' harassing phone calls stop but that stress is replaced by dealing with a severely damaged credit report that makes getting credit ...
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Can I Use a Credit Card Before I File Bankruptcy?

We understand that the reason you are considering bankruptcy is most likely using your credit cards beyond your financial needs. Many times, debtors are forced to use their credit cards to pay for ...
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How Can I Get a Credit Card When I Have Bad Credit?

Having bad credit won't necessarily prevent you from getting a credit card, but it can make it much more difficult. Here are some tips that will help you get a new card and start to build your credit ...
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My Spouse is Filing Bankruptcy. Is it Best to File Alone or Together?

This question is a difficult one to answer without knowing your entire financial situation, whether you are looking to file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, as well as what assets and debt you both have. ...
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What can I do if my Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Confirmation is Denied?

If your Chapter 13 bankruptcy confirmation has been denied, there are several things you can do to you to increase your chances of a positive outcome at the next hearing. If the reason confirmation ...
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Can a Repossession Cost be a Tax Deduction?

There are no specific tax deductions when a lender repossesses your vehicle. Repossessions and foreclosures are handled, for tax purposes, just like any other financial gains or losses from a sale or ...
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How Can I Calculate Disposable Income in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

First, determine your regular monthly income by taking an average of the last six months of pay. Add any other forms of income, including part time jobs or fixed income payments. You do not need to ...
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Can My Bankruptcy Discharge Be Revoked?

It is possible for a discharge to be revoked under certain circumstances. For instance, a trustee, creditor, or the United States trustee may request that the court revoke the debtor's discharge in a ...
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The Effects of the Credit Card Act

Credit card issuers have stopped many of the "deceptive" or "unfair" practices outlawed by the Credit Card Act that was recently signed. But are they engaging in others? We came across this blog post ...
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What’s the Best Way to Keep My Bank Account Safe From Being Frozen?

The best way to avoid your bank account being frozen is to pay your bills on time and settle past claims against you. As long as you do not owe creditors or taxing authorities money, your bank ...
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How Do I Pay Bills Without a Checking Account?

If you don't have a checking account because of past credit problems or another reason, there are other options that you can use to pay your bills. However, paying bills without a checking account ...
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How Do Creditors Make the Decision on How to Grant Credit?

The most important things to for creditors take in consideration while reviewing your credit application is the risk involved in granting you credit. They try to predict whether you will repay your ...
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How Does Divorce Affect a Person’s Credit?

Before your divorce, when you and your spouse first obtained credit together, you both sign a contact agreeing to pay your bills. A divorce agreement does not cancel that contract. When you divorce ...
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How Do I Start Building Credit from Start?

If you have never had any credit, the best way to build it is to get a few credit cards. Pick at least two from the major lenders (Visa, Mastercard, etc.) and make sure they have no annual fees and a ...
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How Can I Determine How Much I Can Afford to Spend on a Car?

The most critical thing is to work the payment into your budget. You are most likely going to finance or lease the vehicle, so you will need to make sure you can pay for it every month. If you don't ...
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Watch Me Wednesday: What Debts Can Bankruptcy Cancel?

Janet Bodnar, Deputy Editor of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance discusses what debts can be cancelled with bankruptcy.
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What are the Current Credit Counseling Requirements in Bankruptcy?

One of the requirements of the bankruptcy law that went into effect in 2005 is that all individual debtors filing a bankruptcy case must complete a credit-counseling course by a certified company ...
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How Do I Add Eviction to a Tenant Credit Report?

Gather information regarding the tenant who was evicted. You will need the full name, Social Security number and address. Additional information such as a driver's license number is also helpful. The ...
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What is a Bankruptcy Stay?

An automatic stay gives the debtor protection from his creditors, and brings all of the debtor's assets and creditors into the same forum, the bankruptcy court, where the rights of all involved can be ...
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How is an Inheritance Treated in a Bankruptcy Case?

How the bankruptcy Trustee treats an inheritance in your case depends on when you became entitled to receive it and what type of bankruptcy you are filing. If you've filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, ...
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What Does a Forgiven Bankruptcy Mean?

A forgiven bankruptcy means that the debtor's debts have been discharged (forgiven). Credit card accounts and medical bills are types of debt that are forgiven in bankruptcy. Unfortunately, not all ...
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Can I Obtain a Credit Report for Someone Who has Passed Away?

If your spouse has passed away or your are the executor of the estate or have the power of attorney for the deceased, then you may obtain a copy of the credit report. Write a letter to the 3 major ...
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How Many College Students Go Bankrupt?

The number of college students who go bankrupt varies from year to year, however, each year, approximately 19% of those who file for bankruptcy are college students. In the United States in 2009, ...
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