bankruptcy

Consolidated Helped Mark C. avert 2nd Bankruptcy
How Mark C. paid off his $10K credit card debt through debt management and averted another bankruptcy. He says he will never be in debt again.
3 Steps to Take After a Credit Score Killer

Millions of Americans struggle with bad credit scores – and it seems like there’s nothing they can do. Unforeseen circumstances like a medical emergency or the loss of a job can lead to huge financial hardships. From credit collection accounts to foreclosures and short sales, a consumer’s credit score can be lowered drastically. This will […]

The Deadly Lifesaver: Things to Know (or Avoid) When Declaring Bankruptcy

By Tim Chem, guest blogger When you made your first couple of dimes at your lemonade stand as a kid, the idea of bankruptcy never crossed your mind. Back then, making money seemed to be as easy as mixing sugar and water, but, unfortunately, our finances could sometimes get away from us and turn into […]

Your Parents and Preventing Bankruptcy

By Kathryn Katz About seven years ago my father passed away and left my mother with the responsibility of managing her finances for the first time, at the age of 60. She had never balanced a checkbook, paid the monthly bills or had to worry about her investment portfolio. My father handled everything because that’s […]