Does Bankruptcy Sway Lenders to Modify Mortgages

Arizona residents who are looking to modify their mortgage may have experienced difficulty getting a loan modification even after filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which recognizes that people have unsecured debts and discharges them of those debts. However, people may still file Chapter 13 after they have already filed Chapter 7.   Chapter 13 bankruptcy [...]

Credit Card Debt Affecting Potential Medical Expenses

Those who are struggling to pay medical bills in Arizona may be interested in a study showing that those who have credit card debt sometimes put off having medical care, which could slow their medical recovery or make their medical conditions worsen. In these tough economic times, people are charging a lot on their credit [...]

Loan Modifications During Bankruptcy

When someone files for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Phoenix, they might wonder if they should seek a loan modification, especially if they are offered a low interest rate. While lenders infrequently approved loan modifications between 2008 and 2011, consumers filed Chapter 13 bankruptcy in order to catch up on their house payments. However, many of [...]

By |2014-06-07T18:36:28+00:00June 7th, 2014|Chapter 13, Loan Modification|0 Comments

Bankruptcy and Taxes

While bankruptcy has traditionally been an option for Americans in Arizona and across the nation, it was mostly used by businesses since the public didn't usually have access to debt.  However, when debt was offered to citizens after World War II, more people found they couldn't meet their financial obligations and needed to rely on [...]

By |2014-06-05T08:28:19+00:00June 5th, 2014|Chapter 13, Tax Debts|0 Comments