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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan, Trustee and Meeting of Creditors

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The Chapter 13 Plan and Confirmation Hearing Unless the court agrees to an extension, the debtor must absolutely file a repayment plan with the petition or inside 14 days after the petition is filed. A plan must be tendered for court approval and must provide for monthly payments of preset amounts to the trustee on a punctual basis, typically biweekly ... Read More »

    How to File Bankruptcy Yourself

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    Here is an overview about how to file bankruptcy yourself and what to expect. Businesses must have a lawyer or attorney to register a bankruptcy case. Individuals, can, may represent themselves in bankruptcy court. While people can file a bankruptcy case without a attorney or “pro se,” it is seriously difficult to do it competently. It is particularly important that ... Read More »

      Boise Bankruptcy Attorney – Free Consultation

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      Many residents in Boise Idaho have a fear of filing for bankruptcy. This fear unfortunately prevents many consumers from speaking with a Licensed Boise Bankruptcy Attorney and getting the information they need to make a good financial decision. The reality is that most consumer fears about bankruptcy are actually not rooted in fact. Much of the misinformation can be attributed ... Read More »

        How Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Works

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        A chapter 7 bankruptcy case begins with the consumer submitting a petition with the bankruptcy court serving the area where the consumer resides or where the business debtor is formed or has its primary place of business or primary assets. In addition to the petition, the debtor must definitely additionally file with the court: listings of assets and liabilities; a ... Read More »

          Bankruptcy Attorney Fayetteville, NC

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          For many Fayetteville North Carolina consumers, the thought of filing for bankruptcy when they fall behind on their bills, is only something they want to consider as the option of last resort. It is understandable why so many consumers want to avoid speaking with a bankruptcy attorney but the reality is that delaying will often times make the situation worse. ... Read More »

            Bankruptcy Attorney Raleigh, NC

            Finding bankruptcy help in Raleigh, North Carolina is a relatively easier task to accomplish than you think it is. They city and neighboring areas have many competent, knowledgeable and friendly bankruptcy attorneys that can assist you with filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy both painlessly and affordably. If you are scared of filing bankruptcy in Raleigh, that is ... Read More »

              Bankruptcy Lawyers in Richmond, VA

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              If you are one of the thousands of Richmond Virginia residents who are currently struggling with large debt loads and trying to avoid a bankruptcy filing, there are several important things you need to know. Call At Least 2 Bankruptcy Lawyers In Richmond VA It is understandable that you may be searching for a solution to your debt situation that ... Read More »

                Senators Angry About Freddie Mac Betting Against Homeowners

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                by Jesse Eisinger ProPublica Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., had sharp words for Freddie Mac’s investment practices and conflicts of interest at a Senate Banking Committee hearing Thursday. The senator’s concerns came in the wake of a ProPublica and NPR report that Freddie, the giant taxpayer-owned mortgage company, had made concentrated investments in complex mortgage securities that benefited from the inability ... Read More »

                  CFPB Gets an Earful of Good Suggestions About Student Loan Disclosures

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                  Recently the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) requested feedback from consumers about student loan issues. Advanced results and feedback on the survey are now available. The focus of the CFPB effort is to make information more available to students and potential students so they can make the best and most informed decision possible before falling on the sword for student ... Read More »

                    Mortgage Settlement With Banks Leaves Consumers Still Looking In the Abandoned Windows

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                    by Cora Currier ProPublica The Obama administration is billing today’s $25 billion agreement between most states and five banks that engaged in flawed or deceptive practices as a big win for struggling homeowners. Most of the money in the settlement isn’t a penalty, or a fine levied on the banks. Instead, the biggest slice of the settlement will be money ... Read More »

                      GetOutOfDebt.org Named Top Site for Dealing With Debt on MSN Money

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                      I love surprises. Good surprises that is. And I just got one. A reader let me know the GetOutOfDebt.org website was just listed as the top site by Liz Weston for dealing with debt issues. Her article about The 102 Best Money Websites was directed at those that “Need information or help with a money matter? Chances are good you’ll ... Read More »

                        Your Primary Language Impacts Your Ability to Save for the Future

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                        In a paper by M. Keith Chen of Yale University School of Management and Cowles Foundation, a conclusion was drawn that the language you speak has an impact on your ability to save for the future. Languages differ widely in the ways they partition time. In this paper I test the hypothesis that languages which grammatically distinguish between present and ... Read More »

                          Nice Move by Chicopee Savings Bank to Fund Financial Literacy Project. Hat Tip.

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                          Cambridge Credit Counseling announced the release today of the agency’s latest edition of its Learn Now or Pay Later guide to financial literacy. The project was underwritten with grant funding provided by Chicopee Savings Bank’s Charitable Foundation, in recognition of the community education initiatives conducted by Cambridge throughout Western Massachusetts. According to Cambridge’s president and CEO, Christopher Viale, the LNPL ... Read More »

                            Aging South Koreans Falling into More Debt Troubles Says Credit Counseling and Recovery Service

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                            Photo Credit: Wilson Loo The growing trend of the elderly falling into more problem debt is not restricted to the United States alone. Credit Counseling and Recovery Service of South Korea is reporting that of the total number of debt workouts they assisted people with last year, 24 percent were fifty years old or older. Their examination of the workout ... Read More »

                              Attorney General’s Office sues four foreclosure rescue companies

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                              Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller will file four more lawsuits this week against mortgage rescue companies accused of scamming Indiana consumers out of thousands of dollars. These four lawsuits raise the total number of actions taken against foreclosure rescue companies to 95 since 2006. Strategic Alliance of California, National Financial Services of Texas, United Capital of Maryland and LA Strattan ... Read More »

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