Personal Bankruptcy

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  2. Preventing Medical Bankruptcy

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    Every year is the year to start saving money, and 2015 was no different.
  4. 10 Financial Habits That Will Lead to Bankruptcy

    Learn 10 easy financial mistakes that can lead to ruin even for responsible people, ...
  5. How Long Bankruptcy Will Affect You

    How long will the sad chapter of bankruptcy impact the rest of your life?
  6. Which Credit Cards Are Best After Bankruptcy?

    Building back credit after bankruptcy generally starts with getting a secured credit ...
  1. The Rise and Fall of Millionaires Gone Bankrupt ...

    Discover how a person can make millions of dollars and through bad financial decisions, ...
  1. Can personal loans be included in bankruptcy?

    Read about debts that are dischargeable when filing for bankruptcy. Learn about how personal loans are treated when filing ...
  2. Can a 401(k) be taken in bankruptcy?

    Learn when your 401(k) is protected against garnishment in case of bankruptcy, and find out the instances in which a government ...
  3. Are variable annuities protected from creditors?

    Learn how different states protect variable annuities from creditors in different ways, and identify the most common levels ...
  4. Will my credit score suffer from debt consolidation or refinancing?

    Learn how different debt relief options – consolidation, settlement, credit counseling and bankruptcy – could affect your ...
  1. 9 Ways To Go Bankrupt

    It may seem obvious, anyone who continuously spends more than they are making will ...
  2. 5 Celebrities Who Went Bankrupt

    Some of these celebs had hundreds of millions in career earnings, but various mistakes ...
  3. Top 5 Reasons Why People Go Bankrupt

    Bankruptcy can be a result of overspending or bad planning, but sometimes, it's no ...
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