All articles tagged: “Bankruptcy”

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How Nolo Can Help You File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

How Nolo Can Help You File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

In a Nutshell: Nolo.com is an award-winning legal website that offers books, software, do-it-yourself documents,... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 2/4/16

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How to File “Chapter 13” Bankruptcy Yourself (9 Easy Steps)

How to File Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Yourself

Chapter 13 bankruptcy is designed for folks with a steady income and a desire to pay back all or most of their... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 6/17/15

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How to File “Chapter 7” Bankruptcy Yourself | The 8 Steps

How to File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Yourself

Chapter 7 bankruptcy is designed to relieve you of unsecured debts, such as medical expenses. There is no rule that... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 6/1/15

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Study: Lenient Bankruptcy Laws Make the Rich Invest Less

Study: Lenient Bankruptcy Laws Make the Rich Invest Less

In a nutshell: When bankruptcy exemption levels increase, the wealthy tend to invest less in risky unsecured... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 4/24/15

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Is Bankruptcy Law Unfair to Low-Income Citizens?

Is Bankruptcy Law Unfair to Low-Income Citizens?

Bankruptcy is a measure of last resort for the overindebted consumer, presumably offering a fresh financial start... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 3/31/15

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Adding Salt to a Wound: When Lenders Ignore Your Bankruptcy

Adding Salt to a Wound: When Lenders Ignore Your Bankruptcy

Back in November 2014, The New York Times shed light on a disturbing trend among some of the nation’s biggest... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 3/24/15

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Faith, Finance and Fear: How Churches Declare Bankruptcy

Faith, Finance and Fear: How Churches Declare Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is one of the most effective yet misunderstood forms of consumer protection in the legal system. Instead... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 3/12/15

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10 Best Bankruptcy Blogs of 2014

10 Best Bankruptcy Blogs of 2014

When repayments and bills become too much for you to handle, bankruptcy offers a fresh start. But that doesn’t mean... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 11/19/14

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Study Redefines, Clarifies Prevalence of Medical Bankruptcy

Study Redefines, Clarifies Prevalence of Medical Bankruptcy

“[Health care] is a cost that now causes a bankruptcy in America every 30 seconds,” President Obama said in his... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 11/14/14

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5 Ways to Raise Your Credit Score After Bankruptcy

5 Ways to Raise Your Credit Score After Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy may be the right move in certain financial circumstances, but it can wreak havoc on your... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 10/17/14

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5 Ways to Protect Your Money During Bankruptcy

5 Ways to Protect Your Money During Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a common financial strategy that’s often misunderstood. There’s chapter 11, which businesses and... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 8/11/14

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10 Best Celebrity Bankruptcy Success Stories

10 Best Celebrity Bankruptcy Success Stories

Money is not the solution to all of life’s problems, and there’s no better way to see that than through the lives... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 7/16/14

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Bankruptcy 101: The 6 Chapters Explained

Bankruptcy 101: The 6 Chapters Explained

Bankruptcy can provide a much needed relief from overwhelming debts and a fresh start for everyone. Whether you’re... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 7/3/14

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2 Easy Ways to Recover After Bankruptcy

2 Easy Ways to Recover After Bankruptcy

When you file for bankruptcy, you eliminate your debt, but as far as the credit agencies and lenders are concerned,... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 4/16/14

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How to Fix Your Credit After Bankruptcy

How to Fix Your Credit After Bankruptcy

If you found yourself with so much debt that you were forced to file for bankruptcy protection, chances are you’re... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 2/21/14

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When Is Bankruptcy Removed from My Credit Report?

When Is Bankruptcy Removed from My Credit Report?

If your debts become overwhelming, you may need to declare bankruptcy to get your finances back under control.... read more »

David Andrew

By: David Andrew • 6/24/13

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Rebuilding Credit After Bankruptcy

Rebuilding Credit After Bankruptcy

If you’re trying to get back on your feet after a bankruptcy, you aren’t alone. According to the U.S. Bankruptcy... read more »

David Andrew

By: David Andrew • 6/3/13