How Does Unpaid Personal Debt Affect My Social Security Payments?

2019-09-12T21:56:36+00:00September 12th, 2019|

Did you know that there are some types of debt which can result in a reduction of your Social Security benefit payments? It's true. Certain personal delinquent financial obligations (debt) can result in a garnishment of your social security checks, thus reducing your monthly benefit [...]

How Can Bankruptcy Help to Avoid Wage Garnishments?

2019-07-08T17:51:46+00:00July 8th, 2019|

Wage Garnishments can be the kiss of death for consumers who are already barely scraping by. If your wages have been garnished and you feel like you are in this category, do not despair, you are not alone. It turns out that 80% of the [...]

Does Filing for Bankruptcy Put My Home and Car at Risk?

2019-05-09T17:04:19+00:00May 9th, 2019|

When you file for bankruptcy, you may have to sell certain assets to repay your creditors. However, other assets can be considered exempt depending on the laws in your state. If you are struggling with debt you can't repay, a qualified bankruptcy attorney can help [...]

How Does Bankruptcy Affect Retirement?

2019-03-13T22:35:14+00:00March 13th, 2019|

When you’re struggling with debt you can’t pay, bankruptcy may seem like the best way to a clear financial future. However, if you’ve been saving for retirement, you likely have questions about the fate of your savings and investments in the wake of a bankruptcy [...]

What Assets Are Exempt When Filing For Bankruptcy?

2019-02-22T18:37:15+00:00February 22nd, 2019|

Although many believe that you must give up assets such as your home and car when filing for bankruptcy, that’s typically not the case. Depending on your specific circumstances, certain types of property can be declared exempt from the proceedings. Types of Exempt Property Individuals [...]