Don't use legal terms to sound smart I know you want to sound like you know what you're doing, but don't worry about trying to use legal terminology. It often isn't the right legal term and it makes
Prepare Bankruptcy Documents A bankruptcy petition is a legal document that will need to be filed with the bankruptcy court to obtain your case number. The bankruptcy forms are standardized legal fo
Attend the 341(a) "Meeting of Creditors" Shortly after the bankruptcy case is filed, the Court will notify you of your 341(a) hearing date. The 341 hearing is an opportunity for creditors to ask que
Deciding whether or not to file for bankruptcy is one of the most important decisions you can make. This guide covers the key steps to determining if bankruptcy is the right decision for you.
Consider Pre-Approved Offers After a bankruptcy, you'll get a mailbox full of solicitations for new credit cards. Some of these offers may actually be worthwhile and helpful to rebuild credit. Don'
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Save up Spending cash instead of using credit for your holiday purchases allows you to avoid holiday debt all together. Of course this is pretty obvious, but planning for the holiday season early me