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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Jul 25

    Read Issue #137 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #137 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #137) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
  • Jul 25

    News Headlines for Jul 25, 2017

    News Headlines for Jul 25, 2017
    The Debt Threat Lurking Behind India’s Zombie Power Plants ,In Reversal, Colleges Rein In Tuition ,U.S. Foresaw Better Return in Seizing Fannie and Freddie Profits ,Report: GM may kill Chevy Volt, Sonic and four other cars ,Non-Compete…
  • Jul 25

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jul 25, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jul 25, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
Rank this Week: 39

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Jun 6

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
  • Apr 14

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?
    If you’re having trouble paying your monthly bills—especially that steep car loan— you might be wondering if filing for bankruptcy will lower your existing car payment. It depends on which type of bankruptcy you file, but…
Rank this Week: 48

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jul 19

    An Explanation for the Low Bankruptcy Rates: Debt

    An Explanation for the Low Bankruptcy Rates: Debt
    Yesterday, I noted the U.S. bankruptcy filing rate of 2.38 per 1,000 persons is at historic lows. The next question is always why. In this post, I am going to try to walk through an explanation in four graphs. The...
  • Jul 18

    Bankruptcy Filings Holding Steady for the First Half of 2017

    Bankruptcy Filings Holding Steady for the First Half of 2017
    Using data from Epiq Systems, we appear to be on track for 774,000 bankruptcy filings for the 2017 calendar year. That would basically be the same rate of filings as in 2016 when total filings were just under 772,000. This...
  • Jul 18

    Eleven Year

    Eleven Year
    The number eleven has a lot of significance in the bankruptcy world. The Bankruptcy Code is, of course, title 11 of the United States Code. There is chapter 11. And, within chapter 11, one can make the eleven-eleven election under...
Rank this Week: 194

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 348

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and financial news. By Lee Law Firm, PLLC.

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jul 20

    Did Sprint Cause RadioShack’s Recent Bankruptcy?

    Did Sprint Cause RadioShack’s Recent Bankruptcy?
    The long and painful demise of RadioShack has gained much media coverage over the past few years. This downward spiral began in 2015 when RadioShack filed for bankruptcy to reorganize the company’s debt, which included co-branding…
  • Jul 12

    Selecting a Suitable Credit Card

    Selecting a Suitable Credit Card
    Wondering which credit card to sign up for?  The answer depends on your particular needs, credit score, spending habits, card features and other factors. If you understand your options and ask the right questions, you can easily come to…
  • Jul 5

    Key Tips for Managing Your Finance

    Key Tips for Managing Your Finance
    So you want to improve your finances? Managing them wisely is the clue. Here is some advice that you can act on to strengthen your situation. Get paid a worthy amount or never spend your complete income Simple as it may seem, many of you…
Rank this Week: 504

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

Covers bankruptcy planning, creditor rights, fraudulent conveyances, homestead protections and offshore planning. By Jonathan Alper.

http://www.assetprotectionfl.com/
  • Dec 7

    Does Dependent Adult Child Support Head of Household Garnishment Exemption

    Does Dependent Adult Child Support Head of Household Garnishment Exemption
    An attorney called me about one of their clients who is being forced to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy because his wages were garnished. The attorney said that the client supported an adult child living at home. The attorney asked whether…
  • Nov 30

    Can Financial Advisory Fees Be Exempt From Wage Garnishment?

    Can Financial Advisory Fees Be Exempt From Wage Garnishment?
    Some financial advisers are compensated for managing their clients’ money based upon a percentage of the clients’ securities portfolio. The typical adviser earns annually one percent of assets under management. One such financial…
  • Nov 24

    Maximum Amounts Of Administrative Garnishment

    Maximum Amounts Of Administrative Garnishment
    This brief post supplements a post earlier this year concerning federal agency administrative wage garnishments. The earlier post stated that state law garnishment exemptions to do apply to administrative garnishments by federal agencies…
Rank this Week: 511

Bankruptcy Mastery

Bankruptcy Mastery

Covers skill building for lawyers new to the practice of consumer bankruptcy law. By Cathy Moran.

http://www.bankruptcymastery.com
  • Jul 24

    Why is there such a gap between consumer…

    Why is there such a gap between consumer attorneys and bankruptcy judges over attorneys fees? It sometimes feels like the bench believes that every dollar a debtor’s lawyer gets is of questionable legitimacy.  Yet the same judges…
  • Jul 11

    Bankruptcy & Divorce: A Disruption In The Force

    Bankruptcy & Divorce: A Disruption In The Force
    When bankruptcy law and family law intersect, the result can be liberating or disruptive, depending on the timing of a bankruptcy filing and the goals of  the parties. An infinite number of combinations lead to infinite different…
  • Jun 23

    Unfair Loan Modification Practices Rejected By 9th Circuit

    Unfair Loan Modification Practices Rejected By 9th Circuit
      Promising a loan modification and failing to deliver, after pocketing trial mod payments, isn’t fair, said the 9th Circuit in Oskoui. And if it isn’t fair, it can be actionable under California’s Unfair Competition…
Rank this Week: 868

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jul 24

    Special Considerations Same-Sex Couples Face in Divorce

    Special Considerations Same-Sex Couples Face in Divorce
    The legal landscape on marriage and divorce for same-sex couples has changed dramatically over the past few years. Until very recently, 2015 to be precise, marriage between same-sex couples was not legal nationwide. Thirty-seven states…
  • Jul 19

    Divorcing without Conflict

    Divorcing without Conflict
    Separating divorce from the notions of courtroom disputes and drawn-out litigation is hard to do. As this depiction is really the only one that is written about or appears on television. Obviously, if a couple chooses to divorce, the…
  • Jul 11

    The Impact of Drug Use on Divorce

    The Impact of Drug Use on Divorce
    The number of issues that can potentially end a marriage are wide and vast, but one issue is particularly known to wreak havoc on all relationships – drug and alcohol abuse. Individuals caught in the cycle of addiction can pose a safety…
Rank this Week: 861

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

By the Bankruptcy Group.

http://thebklawoffice.com/blog/
  • Jul 18

    Can You Keep Your Car During Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Sacramento, CA?

    Can You Keep Your Car During Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Sacramento, CA?
    According to recent statistics, over 3,500 people filed for bankruptcy in Sacramento bankruptcy court during May 2017. Most of them – over 2,600 people – filed for Chapter 7, which is the most common type of bankruptcy in…
  • Jun 28

    The Risks of Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy without an Attorney in California

    The Risks of Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy without an Attorney in California
    It is perfectly legal to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy in California without a lawyer. However, while nothing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Code will prevent you from filing bankruptcy without legal representation, it is financially unwise to declare…
  • Jun 26

    What Happens to Employees When a Company Files Chapter 11 in Sacramento, CA?

    What Happens to Employees When a Company Files Chapter 11 in Sacramento, CA?
    Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which is also known as “reorganization bankruptcy,” is commonly used by C corporations, S corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), and partnerships in California. Chapter 11 can also be filed by…
Rank this Week: 786

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law issues. By the Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity
    How far can an attorney go in seeking relief for his or her client?  Can he draft and file misleading pleadings and argue the wrong law before the Bankruptcy (or any) Court?  Twice? The Bankruptcy Court Rules Against A Deceptive…
  • Jan 17

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?
    Many consumers who have settled insurance claims are perplexed when they hear of other claimants receiving more in settlements for property damage or pain and suffering for their injuries that they did for very similar claims. While not every…
  • Sep 29

    Is it Legal Malpractice When a Massachusetts Lawyer was Sanctioned for Misrepresentation?

    Is it Legal Malpractice When a Massachusetts Lawyer was Sanctioned for Misrepresentation?
    Do attorneys have an ethical obligation to state the law accurately?  Even if there is an opposing attorney that works for the Bankruptcy Court?  Is it legal malpractice? Given the political season, you might think that it is up to…
Rank this Week: 811

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

Covers bankruptcy, family law, foreclosure, and real estate law in New York.

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Apr 19

    Retaliatory Eviction

    Retaliatory Eviction
    RETALIATORY EVICTION In New York, tenants are protected from retaliatory eviction proceedings by RPAPL 223-b.  This statute states in summary that a landlord cannot commence a summary proceeding to evict a tenant in retaliation or…
  • Apr 13

    Punitive Damages for DWI that causes Injury

    Punitive Damages for DWI that causes Injury
    Personal Injury Actions Involving DWI’s May Lead to Punitive Damages Individuals who are injured by a person driving while intoxicated may be entitled to punitive damages in addition to the compensatory damages that awarded.  The…
  • Apr 10

    Industrial Code Violation

    Industrial Code Violation
    INDUSTRIAL CODE VIOLATIONS New York Courts are littered with Labor Law 241(6) claims that hinge on whether the correct industrial codes have been plead and supported with admissible evidence.  For a person injured in a construction…
Rank this Week: 592

Money Law Blog

Money Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy and tax law issues in DC, Maryland and Virginia. By the Law Office of Edward Gonzalez, PC.

http://www.money-lawblog.com/
  • Nov 22

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.
    © Daniel Steger for openphoto.net The biggest money pit I see when I interview prospects with financial problems is the car — always.  I have even seen people paying half of their disposable income in car payments (plus…
  • Nov 22

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.
    The biggest money pit I see when I interview prospects with financial problems is the car — always.  I have even seen people paying half of their disposable income in car payments (plus insurance, tolls, repairs, maintenance,…
  • Nov 6

    Beware: Scammers Targeting Bankruptcy Filer

    Beware: Scammers Targeting Bankruptcy Filer
    Scammers are targeting bankruptcy filers throughout the country by posing as attorneys or law office staff and telling them to immediately wire money to pay a debt. Don't fall for it. One of the best ways to avoid a scam is to stop the…
Rank this Week: 639

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Jul 25

    No Foreclosure If Loan Modification In Proce

    No Foreclosure If Loan Modification In Proce
      The cruelest trick played on homeowners trying to modify their mortgage was dual tracking. One side of the bank assured the borrower that their loan modification application was being considered and they didn’t need to worry. All…
  • Jul 21

    Does THIS Violate My Bankruptcy Discharge?

    Does THIS Violate My Bankruptcy Discharge?
    The bankruptcy discharge is the goal of bankruptcy. Having been through the financial wringer, debtors hope for a tranquil and prosperous life after bankruptcy. Then, life intervenes. A debt buyer calls demanding payment Discharged debt…
  • Jul 18

    10 Top Tricks Of The Lending Industry

    10 Top Tricks Of The Lending Industry
      The tricks of the lending trade are limited only by the imagination of the lender. And they’re all conceived with one end in mind — big profits, not helping you. And, unlike Pinocchio’s ever-growing nose,  the…
Rank this Week: 1422

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

https://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jul 24

    7 Benefits of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    7 Benefits of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a court-approved repayment plan allows debtors to pay back their debt obligations over a period of three to five years depending on their debt and income levels. The repayment plan allows debtors to make one…
  • Jul 21

    How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?

    How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?
    Bankruptcy is a legal process designed to help individuals who are struggling with insurmountable debt, not to punish or mar them in their financial future. Although there are many myths and misconceptions about how bankruptcy impacts…
  • Jul 19

    Texas Bankruptcy Exemption

    Texas Bankruptcy Exemption
    Considering filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Texas? You may have several questions about how the process works and how it will affect your financial future. Many people assume that filing for bankruptcy will cost them…
Rank this Week: 1294

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    Protecting College Savings in Bankruptcy

    Protecting College Savings in Bankruptcy
    College tuition is on the rise in almost every campus across the United States, which makes saving for college an essential part of rising kids today.  When exploring bankruptcy you may be wondering what will happen to your child’s…
  • Jun 17

    The Tipping Game in California

    The Tipping Game in California
    Minimum wage is fairly standard and the laws surrounding it are generally laid out and easy to follow.  It’s a whole new ballgame for employers when they have tipped workers to consider.  If you employ servers, bartenders,…
  • Jun 1

    How Mental Health Issues Cost Employer’

    How Mental Health Issues Cost Employer’
    In today’s increasingly busy society your employee’s mental health should be a high priority.  Studies have shown that one out of four employees will experience some form of mental health issues throughout the year, with the…
Rank this Week: 1258

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Student Loan Debt Could be Erased by Missing Paperwork

    Student Loan Debt Could be Erased by Missing Paperwork
    Private student loan debts – possibly tens of thousands of them, worth $5 billion – could be wiped away completely unless creditors start producing the proper paperwork. In a series of events that mirror that of the 2008 housing…
  • Jul 19

    Closing the Income Inequality Gap with Antitrust Law Enforcement

    Closing the Income Inequality Gap with Antitrust Law Enforcement
    It’s well-established that free and open markets are the foundation of a vibrant economy. When competition is aggressive among open-market sellers, both businesses and individuals are supposed to benefit from higher quality services and…
  • Jun 27

    Report: Strong Consumer Protections Benefit American

    Report: Strong Consumer Protections Benefit American
    In the wake of the economic crisis largely fueled by weak financial regulations and poor consumer protections, the federal government enacted the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. It was part of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act,…
Rank this Week: 1031

Richard West Law Office Blog

Richard West Law Office Blog

Covers bankruptcy and the debt relief process.

https://www.debtfreeohio.com/bankruptcy-information/
  • Jul 19

    Woman in Evansville, IN Sentenced in Bankruptcy Fraud Scheme

    Woman in Evansville, IN Sentenced in Bankruptcy Fraud Scheme
    It seems that every week we hear of a court filing criminal charges on someone who is attempting to defraud the bankruptcy court system in America. This week is no different, as the news emerged that a 58 year old woman in Evansville, IN,…
  • Jul 17

    Who Files For Bankruptcy?

    Who Files For Bankruptcy?
    Deciding to file for bankruptcy can be an agonizing process, and one that sometimes can lead to feelings of guilt or shame. In order to offer you some respite for these feelings, it’s important to think of the common reasons for filing…
  • Jul 10

    Bankruptcy Petition Preparer Problem

    Bankruptcy Petition Preparer Problem
    In looking for advice and services in preparation for a bankruptcy filing, you may have come across advertisements or solicitations from a bankruptcy petition preparer, and noticed that these individuals are somewhat cheaper in cost than…
Rank this Week: 1487

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/
  • Jun 6

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
  • Apr 14

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?
    If you’re having trouble paying your monthly bills—especially that steep car loan— you might be wondering if filing for bankruptcy will lower your existing car payment. It depends on which type of bankruptcy you file, but…
Rank this Week: 1499

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and foreclosures. By the Law Offices of Robert Manchel.

http://www.bankruptcylawyer-nj.com/blog/
  • May 5

    New Jersey EZ Pass Violations, Registration Suspension, Auto Impoundment and Bankruptcy

    New Jersey EZ Pass Violations, Registration Suspension, Auto Impoundment and Bankruptcy
    <h2>Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains How New Jersey EZ Pass Violations And The Threat Of Registration Suspension and Auto Impoundment is Handled in Bankruptcy.</h2> New Jersey residents may not realize that relatively minor EZ Pass…
  • Apr 28

    Common Reasons Why A New Jersey Chapter 7 Case Could Be Denied

    Common Reasons Why A New Jersey Chapter 7 Case Could Be Denied
    <h2>NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer Provides The Most Common Reasons Why A Chapter 7 Case May Be Denied.</h2> The denial or rejection of a NJ. chapter 7 bankruptcy case and/or the trustee unexpectedly selling a debtor’s property is…
  • Apr 24

    Would an NJ.Chapter 13 Trustee Sell My Property?

    Would an NJ.Chapter 13 Trustee Sell My Property?
    <h2>Attorney, Robert Manchel, explains the consequences of owning valuable property and the whether a chapter 13 trustee would sell property. </h2> A chapter 13 case is different than a chapter 7, in that a New Jersey chapter 7…
Rank this Week: 1372

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.
    How do we count the ways in which the Westin Cincinnati is a very, very bad hotel?First, the good news:  friendly staff and great location.  That, however, is the only good news.1.  Let's start with safety.  There should…
  • Apr 20

    Predicted this in 2012.

    Predicted this in 2012.
    The story on Whittier in the NYT is here.As I said in 2012, "[t]he world doesn’t need as many ABA-accredited law schools as it has already, just as the world has figured out that it doesn’t need as many U.S.-based BigLaw firms as…
  • Mar 18

    Well, Jeff now gets to use a Satan emoji to describe me.

    Well, Jeff now gets to use a Satan emoji to describe me.
    Here's why:I was at the Burbank airport earlier this week, returning my rental car, and I heard a running sound.  The next thing I knew, a man (whose weight I've estimated at over 200 lbs--he was a big guy) had tripped, fallen into me,…
Rank this Week: 1121

Southern California Bankruptcy Law…

Southern California Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, mortgage modification and short sales. By Nick Gebelt.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawblog.com
  • Oct 4

    The Ninth Circuit’s Martin Decision

    The Ninth Circuit’s Martin Decision
    I have written several times about discharging income tax debt in bankruptcy.  Some time ago I wrote a post that dealt with the question of whether a return filed after a substitute for return is a return for bankruptcy discharge…
  • Sep 18

    Zombie Debt Redux

    Zombie Debt Redux
    In today’s LA Times, Sean Pyles wrote a nice summary of the problem of zombie debt. He began with the observation that when the statute of limitations has passed on debt collection actions, creditors are estopped from suing you to…
  • May 7

    Arguments On SFRs Before The Ninth Circuit

    Arguments On SFRs Before The Ninth Circuit
    I have written several times about discharging income tax debt in bankruptcy.  My most recent post on this topic dealt with the question of whether a return filed after a substitute for return is a return for bankruptcy discharge…
Rank this Week: 1273

713Bankruptcy.Com

713Bankruptcy.Com

Covers the preparation of Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy petitions. By Victoria Ring.

http://www.713bankruptcy.com
  • Jun 14

    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money

    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case &amp; Save Money
    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money From TV ads to word-of-mouth, there are numerous ways to market your law firm to prospective clients. A firm may spend thousands of dollars per year on different marketing channels, all while…
  • Oct 7

    Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy

    Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy
    Head over to 713training.com to read our latest article.  You will learn tips and tricks to help you  when you prepare bankruptcy petitions. The post Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy appeared first on…
  • Jun 29

    Avoid Bankruptcy Cases From Being Closed Without A Discharge

    Avoid Bankruptcy Cases From Being Closed Without A Discharge
    Check out the latest article on 713training.com, written by Attorney/VBA Shannon Doyle of Ebankruptcy Assistants.  Learn some tricks and training on how to avoid having bankruptcy cases closed without a discharge.  For more…
Rank this Week: 984

FP Bankruptcy Law Blog

FP Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers consumer protection matters with a focus on bankruptcy. By Pipitone Law.

http://fpbankruptcylaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 8

    Helping Consumers in Big Sky Country

    Helping Consumers in Big Sky Country
    I am proud to inform you that Pipitone Law is now bi-coastal.  My family and I have recently relocated to Bozeman, Montana and as a result, I will now be serving struggling consumers in Big Sky Country. I will continue to serve clients…
  • Aug 20

    Always a Happy Ending

    Always a Happy Ending
    Recently I had the chance to reevaluate my standing as a bankruptcy lawyer.  I asked myself a few questions about my practice, my goals and what my intentions are as a lawyer. In all honesty, I have been unable to convince myself that I…
  • Aug 20

    Always a Happy Ending

    Always a Happy Ending
    Recently I had the chance to reevaluate my standing as a bankruptcy lawyer.  I asked myself a few questions about my practice, my goals and what my intentions are as a lawyer. In all honesty, I have been unable to convince myself that I…
Rank this Week: 1254

Insolvency Blog

Insolvency Blog

Covers insolvency and corporat restructuring in the UK, Europe, cross-border and beyond. By Mercer & Hole.

http://www.mercerhole.co.uk/blog/insolvency-blog
  • Feb 19

    Communication in insolvency

    Communication in insolvency
    Insolvency practitioners are at the sharp end of an increasingly complex system that is understood by few outside the profession.  We have to explain clearly and succinctly what we do and why, and we have to do so over and over again,…
  • Feb 16

    Insolvency regulation

    Insolvency regulation
    The UK insolvency regulatory system is being tinkered with, but it needs to be and be seen to be more effective.  For that it needs a more robust design.  At present it neither gives confidence to the public nor serves the…
  • Feb 12

    Who do you work with in restructuring and insolvency?

    Who do you work with in restructuring and insolvency?
    We are usually introduced to financially stressed or distressed businesses by professional advisors, often solicitors or accountants, who see the need for our specialist skills.  However, ultimately we are instructed by the management,…
Rank this Week: 1148

A & L, Licker Law Firm Blog

A & L, Licker Law Firm Blog

Covers consumer bankruptcy, foreclosure and debt in Missouri and Illinois.

http://www.lickerlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Sep 1

    Student Loan Lawsuit

    Student Loan Lawsuit
    We meet people almost every day that have large student loan payments.  Unfortunately, as we have discussed in the past, most student loans are not dischargeable.  While the payments can be made through a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy,…
  • Feb 22

    Bankruptcy and Continuing Medical Care

    Bankruptcy and Continuing Medical Care
    When considering filing for bankruptcy there are a number of factors to evaluate. Many of our clients are facing serious financial and emotional losses, perhaps even including foreclosure of a home or repossession of a vehicle. We can help…
  • Feb 12

    Why Can the Trustee Require me to Turn over my Income Tax Refund?

    Why Can the Trustee Require me to Turn over my Income Tax Refund?
    Often we receive inquiries as to why the trustee in a chapter 7 bankruptcy case is requesting a debtor's income tax refund.  The client will call and state that they received word that their trustee filed a notice stating he is taking an…
Rank this Week: 1156

Mt Pleasant Bankruptcy Blog

Mt Pleasant Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosures, and the securitization of consumer debt. By Traywick Law offices.

http://www.scarolinabankruptcylaw.com/Mount-Pleasant-Bankruptcy-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 7

    Why Won't My Contractor Fix My House Under Warranty?

    Why Won't My Contractor Fix My House Under Warranty?
    A brand spanking new house is a wonderful thing. Every part of it is new, from the roof ridge all the way down to the foundation. Nobody else has ever lived in it, so every personal first (first party thrown in it, first child born into it,…
  • Aug 2

    How to Protect Yourself Against False Credit Bureau Reporting

    How to Protect Yourself Against False Credit Bureau Reporting
    Traywick Law Offices was delighted to find that an Oregon jury dealt a blow for the public good, putting Equifax and the rest of the credit bureau industry on notice by rendering a $186,000,000 verdict to a woman whom Equifax had put through…
  • Feb 15

    Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

    Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
    Debt Collectors are out of control. These are some of the foulest human beings walking the planet. And they routinely breach your rights. Below the fold is the entire text of the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. If you suspect…
Rank this Week: 1080

Less than the Least

Less than the Least

Covers crime and criminal justice (Stuntz), corporate governance, credit, and bankruptcy (Skeel), the culture wars, politics, literature and the arts, and other topics. By Professors David Skeel and William Stuntz.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/dskeel/
  • Feb 26

    The Latest on Bill and his Work

    The Latest on Bill and his Work
    Here is a lovely article in the Boston Globe about Bill's rush to finish The Collapse of American Criminal Justice in the final months of his life.Adam Gopnik discusses Bill's book in some detail in the a New Yorker piece...
  • Feb 26

    Odds and Ends--2012

    Odds and Ends--2012
    In case anyone might be interested, here are a few recent op-eds and articles:Op-Eds:A recent op-ed on the mortgage settlements is here.An op-ed from the beginning of the contraception crisis (before the more recent…
  • Jan 13

    New Book of Essays on Bill's Work

    New Book of Essays on Bill's Work
    &quot;The Political Heart of Criminal Procedure: Essays on Themes of William J. Stuntz&quot; has just been published by Cambridge University Press: here.&nbsp; The book is based on the papers written by a number of the…
Rank this Week: 1071

Florida Collection Law Blog

Florida Collection Law Blog

Covers consumer, commercial, and medical debt collection in Florida. By Jorge M. Abril.

http://floridacollectionlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1345

California Foreclosure Blog

California Foreclosure Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure. By Jason S. Buckingham.

http://jasonbuckingham.activerain.com/
  • Jan 6

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid
    Happy (?) New Year everybody. First off, a toast: here's to getting out of the last decade. We had multiple bubble market bursts (lest we forget the dot-com burst of 2000-2001), and the US entered the world of post-terrorism (in)security. I…
  • Jan 6

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid
    Happy (?) New Year everybody. First off, a toast: here's to getting out of the last decade. We had multiple bubble market bursts (lest we forget the dot-com burst of 2000-2001), and the US entered the world of post-terrorism (in)security. I…
  • Jul 21

    Phoenix mini-bubble: (more) market manipulation

    Phoenix mini-bubble: (more) market manipulation
    AP put out a story yesterday about "bidding wars" that are affecting home values in the greater Phoenix area. The article states that in several markets throughout the country, prices on bank-owned homes are being inflated by a combination of…
Rank this Week: 1447

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy…

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy and Divorce Law in Virginia

Explores the effect of a bankruptcy on divorce and other family law matters in Virginia, as well as the effect of a divorce or other family law matter on a bankruptcy. By James H. Wilson, Jr.

http://bankruptcydivorceblawg.com
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South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • Jul 25

    Brides-To-Be Mull Options After Bridal Shop Filed Chapter 7

    Brides-To-Be Mull Options After Bridal Shop Filed Chapter 7
    Cold feet. A double-booked venue. Inclement weather forecast. Wardrobe malfunctions. These are just a few of the obstacles couples have to dodge when tying the knot. However, not very many brides can say that their bridal shop filed for…
  • Jul 21

    Being Sued by Midland Funding – Who Are They?

    Being Sued by Midland Funding – Who Are They?
    Q: I don't know why I'm being sued by Midland funding. I just received a notice that they have a judgment against me, and when I checked my credit report a judgment appears to have been granted back in January. The problem is that I have not…
  • Jul 19

    Women Hold the Most Student Loan Debt

    Women Hold the Most Student Loan Debt
    A recent article in the Boston Globe highlights just how much of the nation’s staggering student loan debt is held by women. The article notes that $1.3 billion in student loans is outstanding, though since the time the article was…
Rank this Week: 1902

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

This blog will thoroughly explain the process of bankruptcy, debt consolidation options and other solutions for difficult financial situations.

http://blog.kainscott.com/blog
  • Jul 24

    A True Story Of One Woodbury, MN Couple Who Filed Chapter 7 And Won!

    A True Story Of One Woodbury, MN Couple Who Filed Chapter 7 And Won!
    Did you ever think it was possible to win at filing chapter 7 bankruptcy? It is. Recently, one couple in Woodbury, Minnesota found out how. It doesn’t matter who you are, life is humbling. This was especially true for one Woodbury…
  • Jul 22

    Escape Debt Danger With The Best Bankruptcy Lawyers in Woodbury, MN

    Escape Debt Danger With The Best Bankruptcy Lawyers in Woodbury, MN
    Does your debt make you feel like you are walking on a tightrope without a safety net? Are you in constant danger of falling further behind on your bills as you struggle living paycheck-to-paycheck?
  • Jul 21

    How A Bankruptcy Can Stop Foreclosure Proceeding

    How A Bankruptcy Can Stop Foreclosure Proceeding
    In Minnesota, the foreclosure process takes a pretty long time. The average non-judicial (most common) Minnesota foreclosure lasts anywhere from 9 to 12 months, sometimes even longer! When faced with foreclosure, a homeowner has a few options…
Rank this Week: 2270

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Jul 24

    Eighteen States and D.C. Sue the Department of Education for Delaying Borrower Defense Rule

    Eighteen States and D.C. Sue the Department of Education for Delaying Borrower Defense Rule
    Eighteen states and the District of Columbia have filed a lawsuit against the Department of Education and its secretary, Betsy DeVos, for delaying the implementation of updates to the borrower defense to repayment rule. The updates would have…
  • Jul 19

    Bradley D. McCormack Helps Client Discharge $19,000 in Debt by Winning Adversary Proceeding

    Bradley D. McCormack Helps Client Discharge $19,000 in Debt by Winning Adversary Proceeding
    One of our attorneys, Bradley D. McCormack, recently helped a client discharge thousands of dollars in debt during a complicated Chapter 7 bankruptcy case. After our client had filed his bankruptcy paperwork, his ex-girlfriend alleged that he…
  • Jul 17

    Why Many Civil Judgments and Tax Liens Have Dropped from Credit Report

    Why Many Civil Judgments and Tax Liens Have Dropped from Credit Report
    As of July 1st, the three credit reporting agencies (TransUnion, Experian and Equifax) will no longer include civil judgments and tax liens on credit reports unless they contain accurate identifying information for affected consumers. Unless…
Rank this Week: 2267

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Jul 24

    What Happens After Your Chapter 13 Plan is Confirmed?

    What Happens After Your Chapter 13 Plan is Confirmed?
    When your Chapter 13 plan is confirmed, it means that the bankruptcy judge assigned to your case has formally approved your plan of reorganization and all creditors are bound to the terms of your plan. In the Northern District of Georgia, a…
  • Jul 5

    What is the Secret to Making Your Chapter 13 Plan Work?

    What is the Secret to Making Your Chapter 13 Plan Work?
      After 25+ years representing hardworking but financially struggling men and women in the Atlanta area, I can report to you that the #1 secret to surviving Chapter 13 is living below your means. This can mean you have to make some…
  • Jun 10

    Comedian John Oliver Explains the Debt Buying “Industry” and Zombie Debt

    Comedian John Oliver Explains the Debt Buying “Industry” and Zombie Debt
    Late night comedian John Oliver recently offered his unique and humorous take on the debt buying industry, noting that collection agencies are responsible for more lawsuits than any other type of plaintiff, and that many of these lawsuits…
Rank this Week: 2560

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Deadly Air Bags Are Still in Millions of Vehicles Two Years After Recall

    Deadly Air Bags Are Still in Millions of Vehicles Two Years After Recall
    The Takata air bag scandal has gone on for more than two years and expanded into the largest recall in history in this country. Alarmingly, millions of drivers are still traveling around with airbags that could explode causing deaths or…
  • Jul 20

    Drugged Driving May Have Been a Factor in Fatal Newnan Crash

    Drugged Driving May Have Been a Factor in Fatal Newnan Crash
    We hear a lot about drunk driving, but drugged driving is also a major factor in crashes in Georgia. It may have been the cause of a fatal Newnan crash. In a recent crash in Newnan, state patrol officers said drugs were suspected as a factor.…
  • Jul 18

    Who Can Be Sued After a Commercial Vehicle Crash in Georgia?

    Who Can Be Sued After a Commercial Vehicle Crash in Georgia?
    If you are hit and hurt by a car in Georgia, liability is usually straightforward if the other driver is to blame. You file a claim against his or her insurance company. It’s more complicated after a commercial vehicle crash. If you are…
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Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Covers personal injury and bankruptcy.

http://fnlawfirm.com/blogs/
  • Jul 21

    Partner Bryan Fears Nominated to American Inn of Court

    Partner Bryan Fears Nominated to American Inn of Court
    Fears | Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that founding partner Bryan Fears has been nominated to become a member of the William “Mac” Taylor, Jr. American Inn of Court. The American Inns of Court is an association of…
  • Jul 21

    Partner Majed Nachawati reappointed as Panel Chairman of State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee

    Partner Majed Nachawati reappointed as Panel Chairman of State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee
    We are proud to announce that Fears | Nachawati Law Firm founding partner, Majed Nachawati, has been reappointed as Panel Chairman on Panel 2, District 6 Grievance Committee of the State Bar of Texas for a second term. This prestigious…
  • Jul 6

    6 Things to Know When Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

    6 Things to Know When Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit
    It’s a process and as the saying goes – good things take time. A little bit of patience can lead to a much bigger return. Many companies will offer the minimum settlement, and after facing medical bills and lost wages, it’s…
Rank this Week: 3924

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
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Bankruptcy - the good, bad and…

Bankruptcy - the good, bad and ugly

Advice, comments and discussions about consumer bankruptcy. Some of the discussions are for laymen and others for lawyers.

http://www.dianedrain.com
  • Jul 20

    Typical Foreclosure and bankruptcy con artist scam

    Typical Foreclosure and bankruptcy con artist scam
    Related Post Excess Sale Proceeds (after a trustee’s sale... The post Typical Foreclosure and bankruptcy con artist scam appeared first on Diane L. Drain - Phoenix Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Attorney.
  • Jul 18

    Collection of Private Student Loans Tossed Out of Court

    Collection of Private Student Loans Tossed Out of Court
    The post Collection of Private Student Loans Tossed Out of Court appeared first on Diane L. Drain - Phoenix Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Attorney.
  • Jul 16

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    Related Post Nationstar Mortgage to Pay 1.7M For Failure to Rep... Do Not Fall For A Law Firm’s “6-minute... Stories From a Bankruptcy Attorney – the goo... The post Untitled_16 appeared first on Diane L. Drain - Phoenix…
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Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy, debt and foreclosures. By Lee Law Firm, PLLC.

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jul 20

    Did Sprint Cause RadioShack’s Recent Bankruptcy?

    Did Sprint Cause RadioShack’s Recent Bankruptcy?
    The long and painful demise of RadioShack has gained much media coverage over the past few years. This downward spiral began in 2015 when RadioShack filed for bankruptcy to reorganize the company’s debt, which included co-branding…
  • Jul 12

    Selecting a Suitable Credit Card

    Selecting a Suitable Credit Card
    Wondering which credit card to sign up for?  The answer depends on your particular needs, credit score, spending habits, card features and other factors. If you understand your options and ask the right questions, you can easily come to…
  • Jul 5

    Key Tips for Managing Your Finance

    Key Tips for Managing Your Finance
    So you want to improve your finances? Managing them wisely is the clue. Here is some advice that you can act on to strengthen your situation. Get paid a worthy amount or never spend your complete income Simple as it may seem, many of you…
Rank this Week: 3202

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 20

    Derivative Complaints by Creditors Against Chapter 7 Trustees – They Don’t Tend to Go Very Far

    Derivative Complaints by Creditors Against Chapter 7 Trustees – They Don’t Tend to Go Very Far
    In a decision signed July 17, 2017 in the Our Alchemy, LLC bankruptcy (case 16-11596), Judge Gross of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court granted a trustee’s partial motion to dismiss a complaint, holding that a creditor cannot assert general…
  • Jul 9

    F-Squared Investment Management – Avoidance Actions Filed

    F-Squared Investment Management – Avoidance Actions Filed
    On July 6-7, 2017, Craig Jalbert, in his capacity as Trustee for F2 Liquidating Trust, filed approximately 187 complaints seeking the avoidance and recovery of allegedly preferential and/or fraudulent transfers under Sections 547, 548 and 550…
  • Jun 29

    GFES Liquidation Trust – Motion to Abate – Denied

    GFES Liquidation Trust – Motion to Abate – Denied
    We have previously posted about a couple major milestones for Green Field Energy – here Green Field Energy Files for Bankruptcy Protection in Delaware and here: Green Field Energy Services – Preference Actions Filed.…
Rank this Week: 1979

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 20

    Understanding Florida’s Foreclosure Rescue Fraud Prevention Act (FFRFPA)

    Understanding Florida’s Foreclosure Rescue Fraud Prevention Act (FFRFPA)
    Given the high number of foreclosures that take place in Florida, it is really no surprise that there are many people who try to take advantage of the situation. One of the ways that this can happen is through fraudulent foreclosure rescue…
  • Jul 10

    Short Sales: What are They and How Do They Work?

    Short Sales: What are They and How Do They Work?
    If you are ‘underwater’ on your mortgage, meaning you owe more than it is worth, it can be a difficult situation to overcome. If you’re falling behind on your payments, and believe a foreclosure may be in your future, you do…
  • Jun 20

    5 Things to Know About Mortgage Modification

    5 Things to Know About Mortgage Modification
    If you are having trouble making your monthly mortgage payments, you may want to consider seeking a mortgage modification. There are several modification options that mortgage companies can offer, each of which can help you to get caught up…
Rank this Week: 3876

Michigan Bankruptcy Blog

Michigan Bankruptcy Blog

Provides case law updates from the Bankruptcy Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan. By Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC.

http://www.michbankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3181

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

http://www.simonresnik.com/blog/
  • Jul 18

    Chapter 7 Brings Bad News to Bride

    Chapter 7 Brings Bad News to Bride
    If you’re a bride who ordered her dress through Alfred Angelo Bridal you might have just a little more reason to be “bridezilla.” The dressmaker filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation last Friday. Chapter 7 Brings Bad…
  • Jul 13

    True Religion Files Chapter 11

    True Religion Files Chapter 11
    True Religion Brand Jeans has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection but plans to continue to operate its business uninterrupted. True Religion Files Chapter 11 True Religion, the Los Angeles-based maker of stylized jeans and apparel…
  • Jul 7

    What You Need to Know Before You File

    What You Need to Know Before You File
    Understanding the following aspects of bankruptcy will help you be more prepared to take the next step. Bankruptcy is Not Quick Chapter 7 bankruptcy case lasts an average of four months. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan lasts for three to five…
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Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Jul 18

    Hire an Attorney for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Hire an Attorney for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    Some individuals are able to successfully file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy without an attorney. The primary reasons for individuals choosing not to be represented by a bankruptcy attorney when filing for Chapter 7 are the inability to afford…
  • Jul 11

    Spotting a Debt Relief Scam

    Spotting a Debt Relief Scam
    Individuals drowning in debt look for a life preserver in many forms, and sometimes it can result in a costly mistake. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), warns consumers to be weary of debt relief and credit repair scams that can target…
  • Jul 4

    Bankruptcy Filing Timing

    Bankruptcy Filing Timing
    You want to file a bankruptcy but cannot decide when.  At times, you may be better off delaying because you may get to keep your property. Or, maybe you could deal with debt in some other way, and not announce bankruptcy.…
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Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as foreclosure defense. By Christie D. Arkovich, P.A.

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 16

    Have You Arbitrarily Been Denied Public Service Loan Forgiveness?

    Have You Arbitrarily Been Denied Public Service Loan Forgiveness?
    We’ve been spending quite of bit of time lately researching all the ins and outs of Public Service Loan Forgiveness (“PSLF”).  One of the issues that has caught our attention is the failure to communicate to FFEL…
  • Jul 11

    Deadline July 12 to Submit Comments to DeVos to Prevent Fraud by For-Profit School

    Deadline July 12 to Submit Comments to DeVos to Prevent Fraud by For-Profit School
    If you have a few minutes to add your comments, every little bit helps. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has announced that the U.S. Education Department is reconsidering rules adopted last year to protect students and to prevent fraud by…
  • Jul 7

    How Much Debt is Too Much?

    How Much Debt is Too Much?
    I ran across a pretty helpful newsletter the other day with good tips about how to manage your debt.  It’s called The Dollar Stretcher.  At this link, there is a pretty helpful guide as to determining how much debt may be too…
Rank this Week: 3424