Military Service Members and Veterans have some special considerations and protections that come into play when filing for personal bankruptcy. Learn how the SCRA protects you and what you need to discuss with your attorney as you decide to file.
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Nine experts weigh in on filing for personal bankruptcy. Learn when it’s time to file, how to decide what Chapter to file and if the stigma traditionally associated is deserved.
Most credit card debt can be discharged during a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing, but there are some things you need to know to avoid issues in court.
Having debts in collections is stressful and dodging avoidance can lead to calls to your employer and lawsuits. Here are eight better ways to deal with a debt collector that don’t involve just paying outright.
If you’re facing debt collections, make sure that the collector verifies the debt fully before you start to negotiate. Learn how debt validation works and what you should do next.
For a small business, accounts receivable are both a pain and a lifeline. You need the money customers or clients owe you. But you don’t want it to be a hassle. Your first priority should be to follow the appropriate procedures and laws. But there’s more you need to know before you go deeper into […]
Learn how to build credit so you can achieve a better FICO score in as little as 6 months, whether you’re starting with no score or a bad one.
Need to get out of credit card debt for less than you owe? You aren’t the only one. Follow these steps to settle your credit card debt.
Debt settlement can help you get out of debt quickly, but it’s bad for your credit. Can tricks like pay for delete really help you avoid damage to your credit score?
All of them work. Which one is best for you?