Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Loan Modification Posts in June, 2013

Is Your Debt Secured or Unsecured?

Most people do not have an idea of the type of debt that they have, and some debt can be considered good, depending on what kind it is. It is important to know the difference between the different types of debt, specifically secured and unsecured debt. Secured debt and unsecured debt may even affect your credit score....
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Question About Bankruptcy

There are many questions that an individual may have while considering whether filing bankruptcy is the right option. While discussing your situation with a highly qualified Cook County bankruptcy attorney will give you the best idea of how bankruptcy will affect you, the following questions should be considered as well. How often can I file for bankruptcy?...
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Ways to Avoid Filing for Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a difficult decision to make but sometimes it is the only option.  If you having a difficult time paying your bills on time or at all, then bankruptcy should be a real consideration.  But before you file any paperwork to begin the process, try these other options first....
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Understanding your Credit Score

There is a lot of talk about how important it is to maintain a good credit profile. If you have poor credit, it can be a challenge to achieve many things that can be made so much easier by maintaining your credit worthiness. However, the problem may be that you do not fully understand what affects your score and how different things can hurt your score. According to Yahoo Finance, it can be simple to understand....
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