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When filing for bankruptcy, many times it is asked if you have to list all of your creditors in your report. To answer it simply, yes. A debtor needs to list all of their creditors as well as give them notice. This is required by the bankruptcy code. Congress has deemed it necessary because if… Read More →
Many people think that it won’t happen to them, but various types of scams take billions of dollars every year, and a clever enough scammer can take just about anybody. A recent report from the consumer protection website consumerprotect.com helped to illustrate where fraud is most common and the types of scams that are the… Read More →
Finances should be the determining factor when deciding to file for bankruptcy. Doing it sooner rather than later can often save you a great deal of money and time, and end with you in a better position. Waiting until you definitely need to, on the other hand, can prevent you from going through bankruptcy when… Read More →
Recently, a new bill was introduced in the Senate to address the problem of large banks failing. It is specifically intended to replace certain parts of the Dodd-Frank Act that allowed the government to bail out unstable banks in 2007 and 2008. This act, called the Taxpayer Protection and Responsible Resolution Act, introduces a new… Read More →
Your credit report should reveal a balance of $0 after filing for bankruptcy. Unfortunately, some people are learning the hard way that creditors aren’t always following the laws in place under bankruptcy protection. It is true that filing for bankruptcy is a big decision for any individual to make. However, it is often necessary when… Read More →
Statistics by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Hawaii covering February 2011 filings have been released, showing an overall 22.2% decrease in the overall number of filings from the same month last year. At 224 bankruptcies filed in February 2012, we are trending back to the levels previously seen in 2009, which… Read More →