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    • Will I Lose My Car if I File a Chapter 7?

      A lot of debtors who file Chapter 7 bankruptcy are behind on their rent or mortgage. They’re 30, 60, or 90 days late on their credit cards. Their utilities are close to being shut off by the utility ...

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    • How Bankruptcy Stops Creditors Dead in Their Tracks

      Are creditors on your back? Are you receiving collection letters in the mail, or is your cellphone ringing off the hook? If you’re tempted to block the collectors’ numbers, or if you’re afraid that ...

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    • Can Holiday Debt Be Included in Bankruptcy?

      It is not uncommon for a borrower to have available credit, or go out and apply for new credit with the intention of maxing out their credit cards and then filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Since its ...

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    • Can Bankruptcy Save My House in Pennsylvania?

      For a lot of people, owning a home is symbolic of realizing the American Dream. You know the dream...a comfortable three or four-bedroom home with two new cars parked in the garage. And for a lot of ...

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    • What Debt Can Bankruptcy Eliminate in Pennsylvania?

      “What type of debt can bankruptcy eliminate? Student loan debt? Medical bills? Personal loans? Credit card debt?” The type of debt that can be erased or discharged depends on a few factors, but mostly ...

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    • Can Holiday Debt Be Included in Bankruptcy?

      It is not uncommon for a borrower to have available credit, or go out and apply for new credit with the intention of maxing out their credit cards and then filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Since its ...

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    • Can Bankruptcy Save My House in Pennsylvania?

      For a lot of people, owning a home is symbolic of realizing the American Dream. You know the dream...a comfortable three or four-bedroom home with two new cars parked in the garage. And for a lot of ...

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    • Should I File Bankruptcy if I'm Expecting an Inheritance?

      Let’s say you’re expecting an inheritance in the near future; however, you’re in a tight spot right now. Expecting an inheritance is great and you’re very fortunate to have someone special bestow ...

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    • Why Not File Bankruptcy?

      We meet with a lot of people who think bankruptcy is their best option and rightfully so, but bankruptcy is not for all debtors in all situations. Truthfully, with the majority of people we meet, ...

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    • What is Bankruptcy Fraud?

      Bankruptcy can be an extremely valuable debt-relief option for Americans who are saddled with so much debt, it would take them years, if not decades to dig out. Unfortunately, though, some debtors ...

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    • Bankruptcy Exemptions in Pennsylvania

      When you file for bankruptcy, this does not mean you will have to lose all your possessions to creditors. There are certain exempt properties that you may keep so you can have a fresh start once the ...

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    • Can Holiday Debt Be Included in Bankruptcy?

      It is not uncommon for a borrower to have available credit, or go out and apply for new credit with the intention of maxing out their credit cards and then filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Since its ...

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    • What is Bankruptcy Fraud?

      Bankruptcy can be an extremely valuable debt-relief option for Americans who are saddled with so much debt, it would take them years, if not decades to dig out. Unfortunately, though, some debtors ...

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    • Is Bankruptcy My Only Option?

      If you are currently unable to continue making payments on large debts, it is important that you take appropriate action to remedy the problem in a way that will cause the least long-term damage to ...

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    • Bankruptcy Myths Busted!

      Only people with zero spending control file for bankruptcy, right? Nothing could be further from the truth, say bankruptcy attorneys nationwide. Just ask any bankruptcy lawyer why their clients are ...

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    • Chapter 11 vs. Chapter 13 for Small Businesses

      In the world of entrepreneurship, it’s no secret that it can be hard for small businesses to survive. All too often, small business owners, especially new ones, take on too much debt in hopes of ...

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    • Small Business Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania

      It’s no secret that every business can experience financial problems. In fact, most new entrepreneurs worry about their business surviving the first year in business, not to mention the first five ...

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    • Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in Harrisburg

      Are you a small business owner who is having difficulty keeping your business afloat? If the monthly expenses are exceeding the business’s income, you are surely running out of options and need to ...

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    • Can Holiday Debt Be Included in Bankruptcy?

      It is not uncommon for a borrower to have available credit, or go out and apply for new credit with the intention of maxing out their credit cards and then filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Since its ...

      Read More
    • Can Bankruptcy Save My House in Pennsylvania?

      For a lot of people, owning a home is symbolic of realizing the American Dream. You know the dream...a comfortable three or four-bedroom home with two new cars parked in the garage. And for a lot of ...

      Read More
    • What Debt Can Bankruptcy Eliminate in Pennsylvania?

      “What type of debt can bankruptcy eliminate? Student loan debt? Medical bills? Personal loans? Credit card debt?” The type of debt that can be erased or discharged depends on a few factors, but mostly ...

      Read More
    • Can Holiday Debt Be Included in Bankruptcy?

      It is not uncommon for a borrower to have available credit, or go out and apply for new credit with the intention of maxing out their credit cards and then filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Since its ...

      Read More
    • What Debt Can Bankruptcy Eliminate in Pennsylvania?

      “What type of debt can bankruptcy eliminate? Student loan debt? Medical bills? Personal loans? Credit card debt?” The type of debt that can be erased or discharged depends on a few factors, but mostly ...

      Read More
    • Why Not File Bankruptcy?

      We meet with a lot of people who think bankruptcy is their best option and rightfully so, but bankruptcy is not for all debtors in all situations. Truthfully, with the majority of people we meet, ...

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    • Will Tuition Clawbacks in Bankruptcy Be a Thing of the Past?

      On Tuesday, Rep. Chris Collins (R., N.Y.) introduced a bill that would bar bankruptcy trustees from attempting to claw back tuition money from universities, and under some circumstances, from college ...

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    • Can Holiday Debt Be Included in Bankruptcy?

      It is not uncommon for a borrower to have available credit, or go out and apply for new credit with the intention of maxing out their credit cards and then filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Since its ...

      Read More
    • What Debt Can Bankruptcy Eliminate in Pennsylvania?

      “What type of debt can bankruptcy eliminate? Student loan debt? Medical bills? Personal loans? Credit card debt?” The type of debt that can be erased or discharged depends on a few factors, but mostly ...

      Read More
    • Cons of Credit Card Debt Settlement

      As of this writing, the interest rates for credit cards are between 17 and 17.26%. With rates that high, the balances on a debtor’s credit cards can quickly snowball if the debtor maxes out his or her ...

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    • Credit Counseling in a Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Case

      If you decide to file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you will be required to complete credit counseling and a debtor education course. However, this is required of all individual or ...

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    • What Practices Are Off Limits for Debt Collectors?

      When consumers get their first credit card or auto loan, they may be excited to enter the world of consumer finance, but they often fail to realize how debt can become a burden, a ball and chain, ...

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    • Am I Protected from Creditor Harassment When Filing for Bankruptcy?

      Many people who file for bankruptcy are concerned about creditors harassing them or calling at all hours seeking payment. However, you have legal protections from this kind of behavior. Federal debt ...

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    • What Debt Can Bankruptcy Eliminate in Pennsylvania?

      “What type of debt can bankruptcy eliminate? Student loan debt? Medical bills? Personal loans? Credit card debt?” The type of debt that can be erased or discharged depends on a few factors, but mostly ...

      Read More
    • Should I File Bankruptcy if I'm Expecting an Inheritance?

      Let’s say you’re expecting an inheritance in the near future; however, you’re in a tight spot right now. Expecting an inheritance is great and you’re very fortunate to have someone special bestow ...

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    • Why Not File Bankruptcy?

      We meet with a lot of people who think bankruptcy is their best option and rightfully so, but bankruptcy is not for all debtors in all situations. Truthfully, with the majority of people we meet, ...

      Read More
    • What Practices Are Off Limits for Debt Collectors?

      When consumers get their first credit card or auto loan, they may be excited to enter the world of consumer finance, but they often fail to realize how debt can become a burden, a ball and chain, ...

      Read More
    • What is Debt Collector Harassment?

      Twenty years ago, and earlier, debt collector harassment was way out of control. Thousands of victims (debtors who were delinquent on their debts) were subjected to various forms of stressful, ...

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    • What Practices Are Off Limits for Debt Collectors?

      When consumers get their first credit card or auto loan, they may be excited to enter the world of consumer finance, but they often fail to realize how debt can become a burden, a ball and chain, ...

      Read More
    • What is Debt Collector Harassment?

      Twenty years ago, and earlier, debt collector harassment was way out of control. Thousands of victims (debtors who were delinquent on their debts) were subjected to various forms of stressful, ...

      Read More
    • Cons of Credit Card Debt Settlement

      As of this writing, the interest rates for credit cards are between 17 and 17.26%. With rates that high, the balances on a debtor’s credit cards can quickly snowball if the debtor maxes out his or her ...

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    • Get the Truth About Debt Settlement

      If you lost your job, have been unemployed for a while, or became injured or ill, you may have had no choice but to max out your credit cards to pay for basic necessities, such as groceries and ...

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    • Should I File Bankruptcy if I'm Expecting an Inheritance?

      Let’s say you’re expecting an inheritance in the near future; however, you’re in a tight spot right now. Expecting an inheritance is great and you’re very fortunate to have someone special bestow ...

      Read More
    • Cons of Credit Card Debt Settlement

      As of this writing, the interest rates for credit cards are between 17 and 17.26%. With rates that high, the balances on a debtor’s credit cards can quickly snowball if the debtor maxes out his or her ...

      Read More
    • Credit Counseling in a Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Case

      If you decide to file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you will be required to complete credit counseling and a debtor education course. However, this is required of all individual or ...

      Read More
    • Can Bankruptcy Save My House in Pennsylvania?

      For a lot of people, owning a home is symbolic of realizing the American Dream. You know the dream...a comfortable three or four-bedroom home with two new cars parked in the garage. And for a lot of ...

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    • Should I File Bankruptcy Before My Wedding?

      While every couple has a different size wedding, getting married can involve a lot of pressure. Between finding a venue, mailing out the invitations, paying for the wedding, and interviewing multiple ...

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    • Can a Chapter 13 Save My Home?

      If your debt is too much to bear and your home is now at risk of foreclosure, a Chapter 13 may allow you to save your home. With a Chapter 13, struggling homeowners are given the opportunity to delay ...

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    • Columbia House Files Bankruptcy

      Long before there was Napster and Spotify, there was Columbia House. For anyone under 35, they may have never heard of Columbia House, but for those of us who grew up with the lure of 11 tapes for a ...

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    • Can I Get Rid of My Second Mortgage?

      Having multiple mortgages can be financially stifling for homeowners, especially if there are other debts on the table, such as student loans, auto loans, and credit cards. Paying down multiple large ...

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    • Can a Chapter 13 Save My Home?

      If your debt is too much to bear and your home is now at risk of foreclosure, a Chapter 13 may allow you to save your home. With a Chapter 13, struggling homeowners are given the opportunity to delay ...

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    • What is Lien Stripping?

      If your home has actually gone down in value since you bought it, you may be feeling sick to your stomach right about now. After all, one of the reasons you bought the property is so it would be an ...

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    • How to Avoid Filing for Bankruptcy Again

      Sometimes, such as in cases of failed businesses, bankruptcy is unavoidable. In cases of massive debts accrued by individuals, bankruptcy is the culmination of years of bad spending patterns and ...

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    • Credit: Bouncing Back After Bankruptcy

      In our experience, most debtors are not in the habit of filing for bankruptcy due to reckless and out of control spending. Instead, bankruptcy is usually preceded by a job loss, an accident, illness, ...

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    • How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?

      One of the main reasons why people hesitate to file Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy is because they are worried about how bankruptcy would affect their credit score. Although bankruptcy is a ...

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    • Can You Discharge an SBA Loan in Bankruptcy?

      Starting a business is an admirable endeavor. For many entrepreneurs, if they don’t have the personal funds to bootstrap their business, or if their business idea was rejected by Venture Capital firms ...

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    • Can Federal Student Loans Be Discharged in Bankruptcy?

      Do you presently have federal student loan debt hanging over your head? If you’re already having a cash flow problem that’s affecting other debts, you could be wondering, “Can federal student loan ...

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    • Can a Creditor Take My Social Security Benefits?

      For millions of Americans, the retirement landscape is not what it was in their parents’ generation. Every day, older Americans are forced into early retirement, aged out of the workforce, or let go ...

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    • President Obama Considers Making Student Loan Debt Eligible for Bankruptcy

      The total student loan debt in the United States is in excess of $1.3 trillion, thus, it’s understandable why lawmakers are under considerable pressure to allow borrowers to include their student loan ...

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    • Can a Creditor Take My Social Security Benefits?

      For millions of Americans, the retirement landscape is not what it was in their parents’ generation. Every day, older Americans are forced into early retirement, aged out of the workforce, or let go ...

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    • Do Tax Liens Survive Bankruptcy?

      When debtors are struggling to put food on the table and keep a roof over their head, they often don’t have the funds to pay Uncle Sam. When they’re looking for long-term financial solutions, they’re ...

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    • Should I File Bankruptcy if I'm Expecting an Inheritance?

      Let’s say you’re expecting an inheritance in the near future; however, you’re in a tight spot right now. Expecting an inheritance is great and you’re very fortunate to have someone special bestow ...

      Read More
    • Why Not File Bankruptcy?

      We meet with a lot of people who think bankruptcy is their best option and rightfully so, but bankruptcy is not for all debtors in all situations. Truthfully, with the majority of people we meet, ...

      Read More
    • Will I Lose My Car if I File a Chapter 7?

      A lot of debtors who file Chapter 7 bankruptcy are behind on their rent or mortgage. They’re 30, 60, or 90 days late on their credit cards. Their utilities are close to being shut off by the utility ...

      Read More