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24 01, 2020

136. Bankruptcy Success Story: Henry Ford

2020-01-28T21:21:24+00:00

When you think of Henry Ford, you probably think about the Model T or the Ford Motor Company. What you may not know is that he found himself in financial trouble several times. In fact, he filed for bankruptcy twice. As a talented engineer, Ford decided to focus more on his inventions and created the [...]

136. Bankruptcy Success Story: Henry Ford2020-01-28T21:21:24+00:00
17 01, 2020

135. Can Filing for Bankruptcy Affect a Cosigner?

2020-01-17T15:37:00+00:00

Cosigning on a loan is not unusual. In fact, cosigning is a common way to help someone with less than perfect credit. Often, it is a family member or a close friend. People cosign for different types of loans (car, mortgage, or student loan). But, did you know that when you cosign on a debt, [...]

135. Can Filing for Bankruptcy Affect a Cosigner?2020-01-17T15:37:00+00:00
10 01, 2020

134. What Does the Statute of Limitations Mean For Your Debt?

2020-01-10T15:54:59+00:00

Being in debt is stressful, especially when you are being contacted by creditors. You may be wondering what the statute of limitations can mean for your existing debt. What is a Statute of Limitations? A statute of limitation is a deadline to file a lawsuit that is applied to agreements like written contracts, credit card accounts, [...]

134. What Does the Statute of Limitations Mean For Your Debt?2020-01-10T15:54:59+00:00
3 01, 2020

133. Managing Your Debt After the Holidays

2020-01-03T16:16:04+00:00

Are you worried about your finances after the holiday season? If so, you are not alone. For many, there is pressure to "go big or go home" when it comes to gift giving. According to a poll conducted by CreditCards.com, 61% of people with existing credit card debt are willing to go into more debt [...]

133. Managing Your Debt After the Holidays2020-01-03T16:16:04+00:00
27 12, 2019

132. Sample Child Identity Theft Letter to Credit Bureaus

2019-12-27T15:33:56+00:00

Last week we discussed how your child's identity could be at risk for theft and ways to keep your child's identity safe. Below is a sample letter that you can send to the Credit Bureaus if you believe that your child has been a victim of identity theft. Things to Remember: Send via certified mail with [...]

132. Sample Child Identity Theft Letter to Credit Bureaus2019-12-27T15:33:56+00:00
20 12, 2019

131. Is Your Child at Risk for Identity Theft?

2019-12-20T15:59:56+00:00

Did you know that identity theft can happen to your child? According to the FTC, a minor's identity is also at risk for thieves. In fact, a child's identity is appealing, since it is less likely that anyone is actively monitoring their identity or credit report. So, What Can You Do? The best way to [...]

131. Is Your Child at Risk for Identity Theft?2019-12-20T15:59:56+00:00
13 12, 2019

130. Are You Worried About a Bank Levy or Wage Garnishment?

2019-12-13T15:49:26+00:00

The holiday season can be stressful. This is especially true if you have received a court judgment against you from a creditor. If so, you are probably worried about your wages being garnished or a bank levy being placed on your accounts. What is a Bank Levy? The bank levy process begins when when a [...]

130. Are You Worried About a Bank Levy or Wage Garnishment?2019-12-13T15:49:26+00:00
6 12, 2019

129. Are You Worried About Foreclosure This Holiday Season?

2019-12-06T20:08:02+00:00

Are you finding your finances becoming extra tight during the holiday season? If so, you may be worried about falling behind on your mortgage payments. Perhaps you have already fallen behind and are worried about foreclosure. In either case, you have options. When Does Foreclosure Begin? This process typically begins after falling behind on mortgage [...]

129. Are You Worried About Foreclosure This Holiday Season?2019-12-06T20:08:02+00:00
29 11, 2019

128. Protecting Your Identity This Holiday Season

2019-12-02T19:18:08+00:00

As we all enter the holiday season, we want to be sure that you are protected. This is the time of year where scam artists are looking to take advantage of you and your holiday spirit. It can be difficult for banks to help you if willingly provide your personal information or your money. So, [...]

128. Protecting Your Identity This Holiday Season2019-12-02T19:18:08+00:00
22 11, 2019

127. Tips for Filing Bankruptcy

2019-12-10T19:48:21+00:00

Filing bankruptcy can be a scary thought. But, if you are in need of a fresh financial start, you want to be sure you go about it the right way. That is because a mistake in bankruptcy can make it difficult to achieve your fresh start. We have previously discussed common mistakes and things that [...]

127. Tips for Filing Bankruptcy2019-12-10T19:48:21+00:00