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Don’t Lie About Your Assets

A Palm Beach couple was denied a debt discharge last week for attempting to hide assets in their bankruptcy filing. Not only is the couple not going to be eligible to discharge their $2.9 million of debt, but they could face up to five years in jail and a $250,000...

Where Is My Good Credit Score?

Most of us tend to ignore our credit score until we are alerted to a problem or get ready to apply for a loan. If you are like most Americans your score probably isn't as good as you hoped, but that doesn't mean you can't get a good score. What's Dragging It Down? The...

FICO Changes May Be A Flop

After much anticipation of the new FICO scoring system, it seems that it's release may not be as beneficial as once hoped. While those bogged down by medical debt are still likely to see some improvement in their score, the benefits may stop short. Change Matters The...

Tips for Minimizing Your Debt

Many Americans struggle with debt of some kind; credit card debt and student loan debt are the most common types. Debt can build up quickly and unexpectedly and is often a terrible burden for affected individuals and families. To minimize your debts, read the...

The Consequences of Debt

Most Americans are terrified by the possibility of being swallowed by debt. Debt is a difficult burden to bear and affects every other aspect of a sufferer's life. In addition, not being able to pay back creditors can lead to many consequences. A few of those...

Thinking About A Payday Loan?

Think again. They may have the lure of quick cash, but they often are a costly mistake. Here's why: Insane interest rates Payday loan companies are the king of charging extremely high interest rates on their loans, some as high as triple digits. Yes, interest rates...

IRS Tax Debt Phone Scam

The Internal Revenue Service is warning consumers about a recent phone scam that is circulating. With the fear of consequences for tax debt remain high among consumers who struggle to pay their liabilities, scam artists seek out and target them during their most...

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