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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
October 25th, 2010 | Sam Simpson
More seniors are filing for bankruptcy protection, with rising credit card debt accounting for the majority of cases.
October 18th, 2010 | April Lewis-Parks
Chapter 7 used to be an easy and advantageous way to eliminate credit debt.
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.