Debt and Bankruptcy
Millions of Americans are in debt to some extent. Whether it's credit card,
tax, student loan, or medical debt, the burden can seem overwhelming. Rest assured that
millions of other people are in the exact same situation as you. There are many sites
on the Internet about debt. The purpose of this section is to provide quick, easy to
understand information to help you easily make informed decisions to improve your
situation. We hope this helps you out!
If you're trying to get out of debt, you have most likely heard the phrase
debt consolidation. This is actually a broad concept that encompasses
several possible solutions including debt consolidation loans, debt
settlement, consumer credit counseling, and more.
Information about improving your overall personal finances through debt consolidation.
Building upon the prior article, we discuss the different types of debt consolidation
and your road to a new financial life.
Not all of the benefits of consolidating your debt are obvious. We drill down into
the various benefits of consolidating your credit card debt such as lower monthly
payments, no more harassing phone calls, improving your financial situation, less
stress, and financial education.
Tips on how you can help yourself get out of debt.
You may be able to help yourself get out of debt. Discussion of budgeting and also how to contact
your creditors to get relief on your bills.
Strategies you can leverage to stick to your debt management plan to become debt free.
If you're in debt and trying to get help, it's important to know the laws and protections that are on your side for your benefit.
Sometimes debt consolidation is not enough. You have attempted some form of debt
consolidation, credit counseling, or budgeting, but see no way out of your debt
burden. The purpose of this section is to provide comprehensive information about the types
of bankruptcy, the bankruptcy filing process, bankruptcy laws, and more to assist in
your decision making process.
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Bankruptcy involves multiple steps such as understanding the process, laws,
participating in counseling, filing with the court, and more. Explore this article
for an overview of how to file for bankruptcy.
An overview of the different types of bankruptcy: chapter 7, chapter 9, chapter 11, chapter 12,
chapter 13, chapter 15.
How the new bankruptcy laws of October 2005 affect you. A discussion of the changes and how they
affect chapter 7 bankruptcy.
How your life will change after bankruptcy and some important considerations to make when choosing whether to file
for bankruptcy or pay off your debts via other means.
Discussion of the types of debt that are not discharged through bankruptcy.
Resources: Wage Garnishment,