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Job Loss and Bankruptcy

Most people never imagine that they will ever face bankruptcy, yet unexpected job loss can bring this unfortunate circumstance front and center. Understanding how to handle bankruptcy after job loss can benefit you for years to come.

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Defaulting on Student Loans

For years, student loans have been a sort of rite of passage for college age students. In order to afford a college degree, the government has allowed college students to use student loans to pay for multiple years of college education. While this is seemingly helpful for young adults who do not have the means to pay for college education, it does put them in a precarious situation upon graduating from college – or not graduating.

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Managing Medical Debt

Debt from medical bills is a huge financial struggle for many people in Georgia. Medical emergencies, hospital stays, and surgeries can easily cause people to rack up thousands of dollars in credit card debt, use up retirement savings, and even lose their homes or have to file for bankruptcy when they are unprepared to do so.

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Cash vs. Credit

When it comes to consumers’ spending, credit is king these days. With online spending a normalcy of life and the ease at which credit cards can be swiped, credit card spending has been on the rise for the past two decades. However, debt has also been on the rise in the past two decades – and there is a direct link between the two.

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Should You Consider Bankruptcy?

Debt is an issue that most Americans face each year. While some have manageable debt that they are able to budget payments for and pay off in a decent amount of time, others have insurmountable debt that they see no way out of. It is important that you understand how bankruptcy affects you, your credit, and your future. If you are in debt up to your eyeballs and see know way out, it is time for you to ask yourself if you should consider bankruptcy.

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Joint Credit

After you get married, you will share a bed, a bathroom, the TV remote, family holidays – but what about credit? Many young couples assume that when they get married they will have a merged credit report.

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Rebuild Your Credit in 2016

If you are like many people, 2015 was a year of over spending, acquiring too much debt, and filing for bankruptcy.

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Don’t Let the Holidays Cause Even More Debt!

Christmas can be a stressful time for many people that are already in debt. Don't get carried away with all the shiny new toys out there.

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Purchasing a Home After Bankruptcy

If you have ever filed for bankruptcy, you may wonder if you can ever own a home. Let us help you make an informed decision.

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Managing High Medical Debt

Medical bills are costly and unpredictable. If you have a medical emergency or need immediate treatment, these unexpected bills can be overwhelming.

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Bankruptcy vs. Debt Consolidation

You hear horror stories about financial difficulties for many Americans all the time. If you have financial troubles, is bankruptcy or debt consolidation an option for you?

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Bankruptcy for Small Business

Owning a small business can be great for most people. But for some, it may not work out and they may need to file for bankruptcy.

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