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What are the most common reasons people file for bankruptcy?

It is a common myth that those who file for bankruptcy simply have spent more money than they can afford. Many fall on hard times they did not see coming, had medical issues that were expensive or lost jobs because of layoffs and cutbacks. These are things no one can anticipate, and there are many different reasons people file for bankruptcy to get a fresh start.

Debunking common bankruptcy myths

If you have ever been unexpectedly let go from a job, watched your marriage dissolve or come into considerable debt due to an accident or another unforeseen circumstance, you may have considered filing for bankruptcy. All these situations may lead you to file for bankruptcy, but if you are like many people, you may not fully understand the steps involved in the process and how the filing may affect you moving forward. Below are some of the most commonly heard bankruptcy myths debunked. Now you can separate fact from fiction and get a clearer picture as to whether filing might be in your best interest.

5 examples of debt creditor harassment

When you fall behind on bills, you do not need the extra stress of creditors bothering you. There are various reasons that people fall into debt, such as family emergencies or losing a job. No matter what got you into this financial situation, harassment from debt collectors is never okay. Understanding the characteristics of debt collector harassment will help you understand if it is time for you to seek legal action to protect yourself.

Which Assets Can I Keep After Filing Chapter 7 in Colorado?

Bankruptcy can often either be good choice or the only choice after Americans experience catastrophic illness, extended unemployment, or unsuccessful business ventures. Many individuals believe that they will lose everything they own when they file bankruptcy. However, this is not the case.


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