Buying a House in Georgia After Filing for Bankruptcy

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Over the past few years, COVID-19 has disrupted many industries, sent the housing market soaring but maintained low borrowing rates for mortgage financing. Unfortunately, the limitations caused by the pandemic have been tough on American wallets. Increases in unemployment, medical bills and divorce created additional financial burdens, resulting in an uptick in bankruptcy filings. It’s … Read More

A Closer Look at Bankruptcy in Georgia

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Dealing with money is not something that comes naturally to everybody. In fact, throughout life, most people will encounter unexpected financial circumstances or expenses. It is not unusual for those who run into debt to take on credit in an effort to get out of a bind. Unfortunately, this approach can result in the debtor … Read More

Bankruptcy Increases Among Senior Citizens

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Bankruptcy is a difficult choice to make at any age, but there is a growing number of the elderly population facing the need for bankruptcy protection. Here are the reasons behind this, and how you can help your aging parents or loved ones. An Increasing Problem Bankruptcy among senior citizens made up only 2% of … Read More

Bankruptcy Filing with Student Loans

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If you are struggling to make ends meet while dealing with student loans, it is important to understand the repayment options available to you. You can file for bankruptcy, but it can have long-term consequences with obtaining credit for future transactions. Before you file, it can be helpful to know what to expect. Here is … Read More

What to Know About HELOC Discharge after Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

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If you are facing financial hardship, bankruptcy can be an important tool to help you get back on track. With a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, any non-exempt assets are liquidated and used to clear debt. You may be worried about being able to keep your home if you file. Can a home equity line of credit … Read More

What the Homestead Exemption in Georgia Means

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The market is crazy right now. Some people are selling their homes for unbelievable gains, while others are still struggling to make payments. The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has affected every area of life for just about everyone on the planet. Many people are still without jobs, a steady income, and a way to provide for … Read More

Divorce and Bankruptcy

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Financial troubles are one of the most common reasons for marital problems. In the last year alone, millions of Americans have faced the brutal reality of how a loss of income impacts their marriage and family. Unfortunately, when money stress becomes high, many marriages crumble. Divorce is stressful enough. It is draining on your emotions, … Read More

What Leads to Bankruptcy: Four Common Causes

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Bankruptcy does not just happen overnight. While you may receive a bankruptcy notice, a harassing call from a creditor, or an eviction notice on a day you weren’t expecting it, this day was already in the works for a while. For people struggling with debt, past choices and unfortunate circumstances can put them in situations … Read More

Reestablishing Credit After Bankruptcy

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Despite the negative connotations of bankruptcy, it does not mark the end of your financial success. In fact, bankruptcy establishes a fresh start for individuals and families to move forward and make better financial decisions in the future. With the lessons you learn through filing for bankruptcy, you can apply that wisdom to reestablish your … Read More

Burdened by Overwhelming Credit Card Debt?

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In 2021, the majority of Americans are carrying an overwhelming amount of credit card debt. Credit cards provide an “easy” way to pay for large purchases and for shopping online. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic that caused many businesses to close their doors and people to refrain from shopping in public, shopping online has never … Read More