Category: Bankruptcy

Social Security Overpayment and Other Senior-Specific Bankruptcy FAQ

The New York Times reports that bankruptcy is increasingly a fact of life for many senior citizens feeling a hard…

4 days ago

Plan on Leaving the Country? Maybe Not if Your Tax Debt is Too High

Did you know that you could be denied a passport or have your passport revoked for excessive tax debt? You…

4 weeks ago

Snowflakes, Snowballs, and Avalanches: Get Serious about Paying Off Debt!

It might seem counterintuitive in balmy Florida, but the key to paying off debt might be snow. Yes, that cold…

1 month ago

How to Use the Snowflake Debt Approach in Three Steps

Money trouble -- it's a problem that just won't go away.  Millions of Americans find themselves in debt, with bills…

2 months ago

Rags, Riches and Royalty: The Parable of the Thomas Markle Bankruptcies

The latest celebrity gossip and rags to riches story also has a more complicated financial lesson to go with it.…

2 months ago

A Few Tips: Are Retirement Accounts Exempt from Bankruptcy?

Declaring bankruptcy is a stressful process, whether you’re dealing with Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. However, contrary to popular belief,…

2 months ago

Can You Pay One Credit Card with Another Credit Card?

One of the most popular questions on the Internet concerning finances is, “Can you pay one credit card with another…

3 months ago

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Explained by Chad Van Horn

Chapter 11 bankruptcy explained in simple terms is the bankruptcy reorganization route offered to individuals with significant debt (defined later),…

4 months ago

Stores Going Out of Business 2018

In 2017, retail bankruptcies were at about 15 percent of all business bankruptcies filed. Unfortunately, it doesn’t appear that businesses…

4 months ago

What is a Collection Judgment?

Being in debt is never pleasant for anyone, especially when a creditor sues you and wins a debt collection judgment…

4 months ago