Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Loan Modification Posts in October, 2017

Four Questions to Ask a Prospective Credit Counselor

Not all credit counseling agencies are created equally. Some are better equipped to educate individuals who are struggling with debt than others. Some are flat-out scams. If you are considering bankruptcy as a strategy for handling your personal debt, first educate yourself about credit counseling and how to find the right agency for you. During your first meeting with a credit counselor, ask the following questions to determine if he or she is the right counselor for you. Is Your Agency Accredited?...
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Using Bankruptcy to Eliminate your Medical Debt

Medical treatment is expensive. Individuals who do not have sufficient health insurance to cover their treatment expenses or enough money to pay for them out of pocket can easily find themselves in debt after receiving medical care. Sometimes, there is no option other than taking on sufficient debt to receive necessary medical care....
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