bankruptcy

Can I Delay My Bankruptcy?

When you find yourself in deep financial trouble, you may realize that bankruptcy may just be the best available option in order to settle your debts. Take caution, though, because filing bankruptcy may have undesirable lifelong consequences. On the flip side, a bankruptcy filing enables you to acquire a discharge of your debts and this can offer some sort of relief from issues you may come across when in debt. What are the positive effects of filing bankruptcy? [...]

By |2019-03-19T07:17:01+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Bankruptcy|Tags: , |Comments Off on Can I Delay My Bankruptcy?

How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Student Loans in Arizona?

In the majority of courts, you can either obtain the discharge of all your student loans, or you cannot have them discharged at all. However in some courts, student loans may be partially discharged if undue hardship is proven. It is tough to pass the undue hardship test, but it is possible. A scholastic paper released in the American Bankruptcy Law  Journal discovered that at the very least 40% of debtors that include their student loans in their [...]

By |2019-08-13T11:21:33+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Student Loans|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Student Loans in Arizona?

More Arizonans Are Complaining about Medical Debt Collectors

A new report shows that Arizonans have filed 439 complaints with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) about medical debt collectors since the bureau started tracking such complaints in 2013. This is apparently the 11th highest rate of complaints in the nation, according to a Cronkite News report. The report issued by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund said the almost 18,000 medical debt-collection complaints submitted to the CFPB made it the leading complaint to the [...]

By |2017-06-08T04:22:39+00:00June 8th, 2017|Categories: Bankruptcy|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on More Arizonans Are Complaining about Medical Debt Collectors

Talking to Children about Money Troubles and Bankruptcy

When you are going through financial troubles, you don't often notice that your kids are watching. You cancel cable television. You are not going on vacations or eating out that often. Birthday parties or holiday gatherings are not as festive as they used to be. While you may think that children don't notice, the truth is that they feel your desperation and fear, even if they may not always figure out what is causing it. As parents, we [...]

By |2017-06-08T04:17:55+00:00June 8th, 2017|Categories: Bankruptcy, Money Matters|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Talking to Children about Money Troubles and Bankruptcy