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November 2019 Archives

Budgeting and payments to the bankruptcy trustee

Filing for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy means that you are trying to get back on your feet financially. In order to have the case discharged, you have to make payments to the bankruptcy court. This means that you are likely going to have to cut your expenses down to the bare minimum to make things work.

Enjoy the protections of the automatic stay in bankruptcy

One of the factors that drives some people to file for bankruptcy is that they are sick and tired of debt collectors contacting them constantly. The phone calls and letters seem to come at the most inopportune times. While it is sometimes possible to stem these calls by asking them not to contact you or by entering into a payment arrangement, some creditors will continue to harass you.

How can you reduce overwhelming medical debt?

Medical debt is often unexpected and can total into the thousands, tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. Even those who have insurance may have co-pays, deductibles and expenses that come out of their pockets and threaten their financial stability.