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  • How to Improve Your Credit Score
    How to Improve Your Credit Score

    There are many ways someone’s credit can end up in rough shape. While the main reason is spending habits , that’s not always the case. If you lose your job, or if you’re injured in an accident, or if ...

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  • Can Holiday Debt Be Included in Bankruptcy?
    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 Debt Can Bankruptcy Eliminate in Pennsylvania?
    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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  • Cons of Credit Card Debt Settlement
    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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  • How to Avoid Filing for Bankruptcy Again
    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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  • Avoiding Debt During the Holidays
    Avoiding Debt During the Holidays

    Understandably, millions of Americans go into debt during the holidays. According to Discover , “in 2016 the average American went more than $1,000 into debt just during the holidays alone.” Since ...

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