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  • Bill-Pay Service Withdrew Funds Ahead of Schedule and It Affected My Credit
      by HG.org

    Autopayment to bills and other services, when taken too early, could cause severe problems to the owner of an account. However, certain terms and services accepted could lead to these issues when the company or service is provided a specific date range to remove fees and funding based on when is best for the business.

  • Keeping Your Motor Vehicle after Filing for Bankruptcy
      by HG.org

    When filing bankruptcy, it is likely that most assets may be removed to pay for debts depending on the chapter filed, and for those with few means of travel, it is essential to keep that vehicle after the process has completed. It is important to know what is needed when car payments are behind, and bankruptcy has started.

  • Consequences of Hiding Assets in Bankruptcy
      by HG.org

    When going through bankruptcy, it is important to ensure all assets are considered so that the right process is utilized for the applicant such as Chapter 7 for individuals with an excess of debts and low disposable income. If the person seeking to complete bankruptcy hides any of his or her assets, he or she may face serious consequences to include penalties and contempt of court.

  • Holiday Considerations for Bankruptcy

    Filing bankruptcy is rarely someone's first choice. However, when you accumulate more debt than you can hope to pay on your own, bankruptcy may be your best option. Filing bankruptcy during the holidays can be somewhat complicated. Below are some tips for holiday bankruptcy filers to help you make the best decisions.

  • What are My Options if I Canít Afford to Pay My Taxes?
      by HG.org

    Paying taxes is difficult for individuals that work as independent contractors, freelancing and when they own a small business. However, there are options available to these persons that make paying taxes less difficult, and it is important to reach out when there are any problems in completing the task of paying federal or state taxes.

  • Utilizing the Bankruptcy Mean Test
      by HG.org

    Preparing for bankruptcy is often difficult, but the person affected must ensure he or she qualifies based on certain criteria such as the bankruptcy mean test. This is used to determine if the person has low enough income to file Chapter 7 when bankruptcy is the only way out of financial ruin and needed to resolve these matters.

  • Filing for Bankruptcy with Student Loans
      by HG.org

    When a former student is unable to pay for the debts he or she has accrued, it is then time to think about bankruptcy. However, with student loans mixed into these proceedings, the individual that has accrued debts must ensure he or she is covered either by having them removed with the bankruptcy or through possible payments with the loans.

  • Creditor Froze My Bank Account without Notice - Now What?
      by HG.org

    When a creditor has initiated a claim against a person that owes money to the financial institution, it is possible to take certain actions that may negatively impact the borrower. However, only so much may be accomplished without a judgment or settlement pursued through the courtroom and with a judge before these processes complete.

  • Foreclosure Defenses for Homeowners
      by HG.org

    When someone has defaulted on a loan for their property, the lender may take steps to foreclose on the property and to sell it at auction to the highest bidder. However, there may be certain defenses that the homeowner can raise to defend against foreclosure. It is important that he or she understands the process of foreclosure and these possible arguments.

  • Dealing with the Stigma of Bankruptcy

    Most businesses and individuals donít go into bankruptcy unless they have absolutely no other choice. Bankruptcy, after all, is a last resort. But itís also not all negative. Bankruptcy, even with its drawbacks, is a chance for a new start. Itís a way to restructure, learn from mistakes and return with more experience.


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