Navigating the Complicated World of Bankruptcy

Easier Than You Think: Your Bankruptcy Appearance

Posted on

Just the act of a bankruptcy filing can make some people feel embarrassed, but that might pale in comparison to the thought of making an appearance in public before a bankruptcy judge. You already feel a bit sheepish about your financial situation, and you know that taking responsibility for your situation is important. Fortunately, this dreaded appearance in bankruptcy court is usually nothing to be worried about, so read on to learn more about your chapter 7 federal meeting, known as the creditor’s meeting.…

Read More »

Advantages & Disadvantages To Filing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Posted on

Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a type of bankruptcy that allows you to repair your credit by repaying some of your debt. Chapter 13 bankruptcy is best for those with a high income or with many assets that can be liquidated. If you are trying to decide whether or not to file chapter 13 bankruptcy, here are some of the advantages and disadvantages for you to consider.                                                                                 Advantages Avoid Foreclosure…

Read More »

How To Protect Social Security Disability Payments From Garnishment

Posted on

Most people who receive Social Security disability (SSDI) payments are living from one paycheck to the next. Unfortunately, sometimes the disability payments are not enough to cover all the bills they have accumulated. Because of this, sometimes people who are receiving SSDI are threatened with garnishment by creditors for debt repayment. Thankfully, there are several ways you can protect your SSDI from garnishment. Here’s what you need to know. Set Up an Electronic Transfer Account…

Read More »