Financial Recovery

5 Steps to Take When You Don’t Recognize Debt

January 31, 2016

Creditors and debt collectors commonly contact consumers who fall behind in making debt payments. Sometimes, however, creditors may contact the wrong person about an outstanding debt. Other times, scam artists can pose as debt collectors to try to get personal information from consumers in order to commit identity theft. In the event you are contacted…
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4 Common & Unexpected Sources of Debt that Can Sneak Up on Consumers

December 10, 2015

Unemployment, poor management of credit cards and even divorce can push people into serious debt. In some cases, however, debt can come from unexpected sources – even some that may present themselves as opportunities. And knowing how and when these more surprising sources of debt can arise can help you avoid getting caught in a…
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Is It Better to Save or Pay Off Debt? (Part 2)

February 16, 2014

Continuing from Is It Better to Save or Pay Off Debt? (Part 1), the following discusses two final – yet essential – questions to ask yourself if you are trying to figure out whether it’s a better fiscal decision to use your tax refund, annual bonus or any extra chunk of cash towards paying down…
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After Bankruptcy: 6 Steps to Financial Recovery (Part 3)

February 12, 2014

Wrapping up the three-part blog After Bankruptcy: 6 Steps to Financial Recovery¸ here are the final two things that you should after having filed for bankruptcy. By following all of the six tips explained in this three-part blog, you can successfully get on the road to sound financial standing and limit the possibilities that you…
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After Bankruptcy: 6 Steps to Financial Recovery (Part 2)

January 24, 2014

Picking up from After Bankruptcy: 6 Steps to Financial Recovery (Part 1), in the following, we will highlight two additional steps that will be crucial for people to take after filing for bankruptcy. By being diligent to follow all six of the steps discussed in this three-part blog, debtors will be able to slowly recover…
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After Bankruptcy: 6 Steps to Financial Recovery (Part 1)

January 22, 2014

  Filing for bankruptcy is an effective way for people who are struggling with an overwhelming amount of debt to start to get back on their feet and slowly achieve a financial fresh start. However, once a bankruptcy case has been processed by the courts, it’s important to be aware of the fact that your…
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How to Meet Your 2014 Financial Goals (Part 2)

January 20, 2014

Picking up from How to Meet Your 2014 Financial Goals (Part 1), here are some more powerful strategies that can be effective in helping you achieving your financial goals this year.  Be religious about checking your credit report – One thing that could immediately derail you from being able to achieve your financial goals in…
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How to Meet Your 2014 Financial Goals (Part 1)

January 19, 2014

January is usually a month during which people take stock of their achievements and make resolutions that can help them reach some goals they have in their sights. While oftentimes these goals can be related to people’s health and fitness, they may also include goals of improving their financial standing. If your goals for 2014…
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5 Tips for Recovering from Holiday Spending (Part 2)

January 17, 2014

Continuing from 6 Tips for Recovering from Holiday Spending (Part 1), the following lays out a few more effective strategies that can help consumers get back on their feet after they may have overspent this past holiday season. Financial Recovery Tip 3: Return stuff you don’t need or want – Christmas gifts and other items…
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5 Tips for Recovering from Holiday Spending (Part 1)

January 15, 2014

Is your wallet and bank account suffering from a serious financial hangover due to your holiday spending? It’s all-too-common for consumers in the wake of the Christmas holidays to be facing more credit card debt than they had anticipated, and seeing these numbers on paper can make the overspending of the holidays hit home in…
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