Category: Bankruptcy

Going through bankruptcy can be a tough and stressful experience, but it can also give you a fresh start with your finances so you can move forward without carrying the debt burden of past financial challenges. We’ve put together the latest news and trends about bankruptcy filings in the U.S. so you can see how your situation compares to other borrowers and decide on the best path forward for you if you need to file in order to fit the reset button on your finances and future.

Bankruptcy Filings Down 15 Percent from 2013

September 22nd, 2014 | Meghan Stewart

With bankruptcy filings down from last year and delinquency rates improving, is the average American family finally out of the woods with debt?

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Visa joins with CashEdge and Fiserv on new initiative

March 18th, 2011 | James Ramone

Due to the growing popularity of PayPal, the online personal payment service, visa recently announced it would team with two of the company's competitors.

Category icon Bankruptcy, Credit Cards

New law proposes bankruptcy-style supervision in home mediation

February 3rd, 2011 | Sam Simpson

A new bill could allow consumers struggling high mortgage payments and the threat of foreclosure to enter court-supervised talks with their lenders.

Category icon Banking, Bankruptcy, Consumer Rights, Foreclosure, Homebuyers, Housing

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Nevada mediation programs helps majority of homeowners

January 13th, 2011 | Sam Simpson

Nevada continues to be one of the hardest hit areas by the recent fiscal downturn, due to a rising rate of bankruptcies, credit card debt and foreclosures.

Category icon Bankruptcy, Credit Cards, Foreclosure, Homebuyers, Housing

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Seniors continue to rack up credit card debt, bankruptcies

December 6th, 2010 | Stephen Wright

Seniors have experienced a sharp uptick in credit card debt in recent months; given a weak real estate market and economy, can they really afford debt?

Category icon Bankruptcy, Financial Wellness, Seniors

Bankruptcy Filings Hit Five Year High

November 11th, 2010 | April Lewis-Parks

Even revolving credit card debt levels decline, bankruptcy filings hit a five-year high. Consolidated Credit offers tips to consumers who are struggling.

Category icon Bankruptcy, Credit Cards, Debt Advice

Elderly bankruptcies erase credit debt, make retirement uncertain

October 25th, 2010 | Sam Simpson

More seniors are filing for bankruptcy protection, with rising credit card debt accounting for the majority of cases.

Category icon Bankruptcy, Retirement, Seniors

Debt consolidation gives consumers financial options

October 18th, 2010 | April Lewis-Parks

Chapter 7 used to be an easy and advantageous way to eliminate credit debt.

Category icon Bankruptcy, Debt Relief, Student Debt, Young Consumers

Credit debt blamed for rise in elderly bankruptcy

October 13th, 2010 | Sam Simpson

A new report links the rise in bankruptcy among the nation's elderly population to credit card usage.

Category icon Bankruptcy, Seniors

Single moms with credit debt have difficulty filing bankruptcy

August 9th, 2010 | James Ramone

While new regulations and the creation of the CFPB aim at protecting consumers, some believe not enough was done, such as revising the BAPCPA law of 2005.

Category icon Bankruptcy, Credit Cards, Debt Advice, Family, For Women

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