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Understanding unsecured debt and what it means for you
Many Florida residents deal with debt and financial problems. However, many do not know that there are legal options available that will let them deal with their debt. Bankruptcy allows many consumers to discharge their debt and pursue a stronger financial future. Your options depend largely upon the nature of your individual financial situation…. Read More »
Benefits of bankruptcy: Is it right for you?
If you are constantly dealing with overwhelming financial burdens, like many others, you may be in search of relief from the hardships of debt. Suffering through prolonged periods of monetary struggles can have a significant impact on your quality of life, but you may also have some concerns about how a bankruptcy will affect… Read More »
What are the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy?
What are the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy? Many people who are facing foreclosure seek bankruptcy protection as a way to save their homes. For some people, however, knowing which chapter to choose can be confusing. By taking the time to understand the basic differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13,… Read More »
The bank has already started a foreclosure action against me. Is it too late to save my home?
The foreclosure process is a long, painful and brutal one. The home you have worked your entire life to own is at risk of being taken away from you. If you have received a so-called “breach letter,” you will know that the bank has initiated a formal foreclosure action against you. Many people wrongly… Read More »
Don’t get scammed by a phony loan modification provider
People who are facing foreclosure will do almost anything to save their homes. Sadly, there are numerous companies that prey on distressed homeowners and happily to take their money under the guise of helping them resolve their mortgage problems. It is important for you to understand that a vast majority of these companies have… Read More »
Many consumers still have debt in collections
Much has been made lately about the state of the economy, how more people are back to work and unemployment claims are down. Despite this good news, it appears that the number of consumers with past due debt in collections is still a problem. According to a study by the Urban Institute, 35 percent… Read More »
After a bankruptcy, is buying a home a possibility?
People who file for bankruptcy are often concerned about the implications for their future, and many want to know whether they will ever again be able to secure a home loan. While a bankruptcy does damage your credit score, which is a major part of your application for a mortgage, filing for personal bankruptcy… Read More »
Will debt collectors look for you on Facebook?
Social media has become such an indispensible part of our society that major retailers have active and robust presences on Facebook, Twitter and even Instagram. It is not surprising to get texts from retailers reminding us about sales or alerting us to special offers. Further, it is not uncommon for them to ask you… Read More »
Don’t be scared of losing everything in a Florida bankruptcy
Being in debt is scary, and you might be doing everything in your power to avoid dealing with the situation. However, you don’t have to let fear drive your decisions and control your financial life. Instead, you can educate yourself to take the mystery out of your situation and regain control. For instance, if… Read More »
9 signs you are the victim of creditor harassment
Anytime a debt collection agent contacts you, it can feel like harassment or abuse. After all, if you have debt, the last thing you need is to feel hounded to make payments you just can’t make. To make matters worse, creditors are aggressive and they can be relentless when it comes to seeking payments…. Read More »