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  • Getting a Job or Finding a Job After Bankruptcy

    A common conern I hear from time-to-time is if someone goes bankrupt will they be able to find a job or get a job. The answer will surprise you. According to Christine Saah Nazer, of the U.S....

    • Posted May 18, 2012
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  • Credit Reports, Credit History, and Credit Scores in Hiring and Job Performance. Is It Even Fair?

    You hear all the time how credit history can impact your ability to get a job. In the debt relief world debt settlement and credit counseling companies claim bankruptcy prevents people from getting jobs and that’s why...

    • Posted May 18, 2012
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  • Federal Government Job Scam Halted

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has halted a countrywide scheme that falsely promised consumers help to get federal government jobs through exclusive listings. According to the FTC, Frontier Publishing, doing business as American Data Group, targeted and...

    • Posted October 19, 2011
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  • Use of Credit History in Hiring is Another Form of Unfair Discrimination

    From the title alone some readers might have a visceral response that this article is going to be another liberal rant about the need for bigger government and more regulation. It’s not, so keep reading. There is...

    • Posted October 26, 2010
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  • How to Survive a Job Loss

    If you’ve ever lost a job, you know how devastating it can be. It doesn’t really matter how you lost it — a company reorganization, merger, forced retirement or simply being fired — the results are the...

    • Posted June 1, 2010
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  • Will I Be Able to Get a Job After Bankruptcy? – Erin

    Erin “Dear Steve, My husband has been out of work for over a year, and my current job does not pay well. So far, we’ve been able to keep up minimum payments on all our bills, but...

    • Posted May 9, 2010
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  • We’ve Been Downsized Into a Financial Disaster. – Annie

    Annie “Dear Steve, My husband ran an in-house print shop until four years ago. The company decided to out-source and he lost his job, but was offered another position in the company (in their residential construction department...

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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