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Should I file for Bankruptcy?

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The National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) explains how bankruptcy can help you and when it may be the wrong solution for fix credit report after bankruptcyyou.

This article, part of a series, provides an excellent overview of the difference between chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcies, lets you know the best time to file for bankruptcy, and sets out what a bankruptcy will cost. Importantly, the article corrects common ...

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Does Bankruptcy Help You Live Longer?

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Can bankruptcy can play a role in stemming the tide of rising inequality? Economists think maybe it can. 

fix credit report after bankruptcyA whitepaper released by the National Bureau of Economic Research found that the bankruptcy code is an incredibly effective social insurance policy.  According to their findings, getting approved for Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection “increases annual earnings by $5,562, decreases five-year mortality by 1.2 percentage points, and decreases five-year foreclosure rates by ...

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Should I File Bankruptcy?

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There is no right or wrong answer to the question of whether a bankruptcy is appropriate and the decision to file for bankruptcy should not be made lightly.  Although filing bankruptcy is primarily an economic decision, most people also consider their social, cultural, religious, and moral values when deciding how to handle debt issues.

Part of the decision on whether to file for bankruptcy should ...

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