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Know Your Rights: Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

You applied to a loan or a line of credit and, based on your credit score and past payment history, the lender took a chance on you. Since then, your financial world has collapsed. Perhaps you lost your job or got into a car accident and now have mounting medical bills. It doesn’t matter why……
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The Best Bankruptcy Tip You Can Get: Chill Out

If you have decided to file for bankruptcy, there’s a lot of things going around in your mind. You’re stressed. You’re scared. You really don’t know what’s going to happen to your favorite possessions or your home. In fact, you might even be experiencing tension in your family related to all this turmoil. All you……
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Why You Need a Lawyer to Negotiate Debt with Creditors

If you’re being harassed by collections agents, it’s quite possible that you might feel like throwing your hands up and declaring bankruptcy is the only way to make the harassment stop. However, what many people often forget (or just don’t know) is that there might be alternatives to bankruptcy that you may want to check……
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Own Up to Your Financial Mistakes before the Law Catches Up With You

For months, reality TV junkies have been following the bankruptcy and fraud cases of Teresa Giudice, who, along with her husband Joe, became famous after being featured on “The Real Housewives of New Jersey.” The Giudices both received jail sentences last week in federal court for fraud related to their 2009 bankruptcy filing. The Giudices……
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Atlantic City’s Bankruptcies Affect More than Just Casinos

The bankruptcy and subsequent closure of Atlantic City casinos may be having a ripple effect on other businesses in the area. The owners of the $129 million utility plant responsible for heating and cooling the now-closed Revel Casino Hotel have said they might be looking at a bankruptcy filing as well. ACR Energy Partners, a……
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