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Can a Bank Actually Garnish Your Paycheck?

If you’ve gotten behind on your credit card payments, you’ve got to be frustrated about the high late fees and the increased interest rate your bank has hit you with. But that may not be the worst of your troubles. Did you know that your bank could go straight to your employer and force them… Read More »

How to Get Debt Collectors to Stop Calling

These days, many Americans have fallen behind on some or all of their bills. People tend to believe that through hard work, budgeting and sacrifice, they will be able to get back on track and get the debt collectors to stop calling. In some cases, this may be true. For many others, however, no matter… Read More »

How Debt Reorganization Can Help You

One option open to many people in debt is Chapter 13 bankruptcy, also known as debt reorganization. Debt reorganization is a tool that allows you to condense some of your payments down into one affordable payment so that you can afford to pay your mortgage and keep your home. When many people think of bankruptcy,… Read More »

Is It Too Late to File Chapter 13 Bankruptcy to Stop Foreclosure on My Home?

The foreclosure crisis across America is not over—at least not yet.  While the economy shows signs of increasing stability, the number of housing foreclosures is on the rise again. The nation experienced several months of decline after foreclosures peaked at 2.2 million in 2010. However, recent statistics show an 11 percent jump in May and… Read More »

Six Common Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Bankruptcy Case

Filing bankruptcy requires carefully planning with qualified and experienced chapter 7 bankruptcy attorneys in Chicago to avoid making common mistakes. Although you may be able to correct some minor mistakes, others could prove costly and ruin your chances of discharge — or worse. People filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Illinois should avoid these common errors… Read More »