Good Versus Bad Credit Card Debt

For millions of American consumers who needed the assistance of a bankruptcy attorney to eliminate overwhelming credit card debt through personal bankruptcy, credit cards represent delinquent payments, creditor harassment and financial challenges they would prefer not to revisit.

 An author for an article in Forbes magazine back in 2012, wrote about a distinction between good [...]

By |2015-10-19T06:25:26+00:00October 19th, 2015|Chapter 7, Creditors, Personal Bankruptcy|0 Comments

Financial Challenges Associated With 401(k) Loans

A recent study reported that a quarter of the population has borrowed from their retirement accounts. Borrowing from a 401(k) at an attractive interest rate to pay off high-interest credit card debt could make sense, but there are disadvantages. One risk is the loss of asset protection for the 401(k) in case of a personal [...]

College Students Increasingly Struggle With Credit Card Debt

The struggling economy, unemployment and unexpected life changes have been the cause of financial challenges for many Arizona residents over the past few years. Meanwhile, many college students have struggled with credit card debt that has caused some of them to file for personal bankruptcy, particularly as they have dealt with tuition and diminished job [...]

Credit Unions Treat Personal Bankruptcy Differently From Banks

There's a difference between how banks and credit unions each handle patrons in a financial crisis. While banks may allow customers who have included bank debts in a personal bankruptcy to continue to patronize them, credit unions don't allow the same. When a debt owed to a credit union is discharged in a  bankruptcy, the [...]

By |2014-04-23T21:44:04+00:00April 23rd, 2014|Chapter 13, Chapter 7, Creditors|0 Comments