June 30, 2010

Inheritance and Bankruptcy

When a bankruptcy debtor inherits money from someone who dies within 180 days of the date the debtor filed bankruptcy that money becomes part of the... Read More

June 28, 2010

Discussing Bankruptcy With An Older Relative

Just because a relative is older and living on a fixed income does not mean that he or she is also debt-free.  Many older Americans struggle... Read More

June 25, 2010

Can Bankruptcy Stop A Rental Eviction?

A person’s financial situation is often desperate by the time a bankruptcy is filed.  In some circumstances the rent is past due and the... Read More

June 23, 2010

Medical Treatment And Bankruptcy

It is no surprise that illness is a chief contributor to personal bankruptcy.  In fact, a 2009 study released by Harvard researchers claims that... Read More

June 20, 2010

Buying A Car During Bankruptcy

There are a surprising number of options for a debtor to retain possession of a vehicle during bankruptcy.  Choosing the best option depends on... Read More

June 18, 2010

Creditors You Intend To Pay

Almost all debtors in bankruptcy are honest people who have experienced great financial difficulty.  One of the most common questions asked by... Read More

June 16, 2010

Keeping Household Items During Bankruptcy

Many people mistakenly believe that the bankruptcy court will take everything they own and sell it to pay creditors.  Some of their descriptions... Read More

June 14, 2010

Qualifying for Student Loans After Bankruptcy

Many students are unable to attend college without federal financial aid.  Fortunately, a bankruptcy filing does not affect a student’s... Read More

June 11, 2010

Are People in Need Avoiding Bankruptcy?

Although bankruptcy filings are climbing back to the all-time high of 2 million reached in 2005, there is a growing concern that many Americans in... Read More