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September 2016 Archives

Advice for buying a car while in Chapter 7 bankruptcy

You might be in the middle of Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings, but that does not change the fact that you need to drive an automobile to and from work, take your kids to school and basically get from A to B. When it comes to purchasing a vehicle while in Chapter 7 bankruptcy, however, there are several things that bankruptcy filers will want to keep in mind.

Frightening information about credit card debt

Nobody likes having credit card debt to pay off, but most Americans have some form of credit card debt or another, and it usually has a very high interest rate attached to it. The high-interest rates and other fees associated with most credit cards are particularly frightening for consumers, but there are some other lesser-known -- but equally frightening -- facts that consumers should know about, too.

Is it a bad idea to pay college tuition with my credit card?

We all fall short of cash from time to time, but being low on money when it's time to pay our college tuition can affect our future. Many of us end up reaching for the credit card to pay our college bills when we don't have enough money, but this isn't the best idea.

Are your wages being garnished?

Kentucky residents work so hard for their money, and most of them are living from paycheck to paycheck. This means that when a creditor successfully takes legal action to garnish your wages, the consequences for your finances can be devastating. In fact, you may not even be able to put food on your family's table after the wage garnishers take their share.

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