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Payday and car title loans can create overwhelming debt

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Chapter 7 on Thursday, May 29, 2014.

As the economy continues to struggle, many Georgians find themselves struggling with debt. Whether from an unexpected medical condition, decreased wages, unemployment, or high debt burden, individuals may find it difficult to make their minimum payments on time. This overwhelming debt may force individuals to look elsewhere for funds, which could cause them more financial troubles.

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When collectors hound over dealt-with debt, what to do?

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Wage Garnishment on Thursday, May 22, 2014.

Do you believe in ghosts? Everyone knows they don't exist, but there can be circumstances in which things that we thought were long gone can come back to haunt us. Zombie mortgages in the wake of the most recent recession serve as one clear example of this phenomenon.

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Housing market optimism may be rising, but is it in Atlanta?

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Foreclosure on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

The word "foreclosure" isn't being used as much these days as it used to. The economy has started to climb out of the basement. And as it has, the housing market has been recovering, too.

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Student loan lenders have long reach, even beyond bankruptcy

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Chapter 13 on Friday, May 9, 2014.

When it comes to bankruptcy and its ability to provide a person a path to financial security, the issue of student loans tends to stand apart. Unlike other unsecured debt, student loans aren't typically discharged through a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

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If patients can't pay bill, hospitals change collection methods

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Chapter 7 on Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Here in Georgia, we all know how expensive it is to get any kind of medical care that is not a routine preventative visit. Break an arm, need stitches for a cut, or simply visit the doctor because you aren't feeling well and you could be faced with hundreds to thousands of dollars in bills depending on your insurance coverage.

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