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The major consequences of being in debt

No one plans on going into debt during their lifetime. Yet, emergencies, living expenses and credit card overuse have caused many Louisiana residents to end up indebted. If you’re among these ranks, debt’s economic strain has likely taken a toll on you. But it can...

Which consumer bankruptcy option fits your situation?

Different scenarios lead to unmanageable debt - the kind that grips you and just won't let go. Using credit cards as a personal bank account and living beyond your means, divorce, unrelenting medical bills, and unemployment are all common scenarios that leave to...

Three signs you may be financially in over your head

Financial trouble can happen to the best of people through no fault of their own. Unexpected expenses can pile up, especially if you have no reserves to cover them. And beyond bills, you must meet your basic needs to survive. While you may intend to pay all your debts...

Stop harassing calls with these helpful tips

One of the worst parts about falling behind on payments is the number of phone calls you'll receive about it. Whether it's from the creditor or a collection agency, it can be frustrating to get calls at all hours. There is no question that calls from debt collections...

Bankruptcy, snowball or avalanche: Which is right for you?

Taking a look at your finances can be a real wake-up call. Some people don't realize just how deep in debt they are until they gather all the bills into one place. When they compare the debt to their income and add in their normal bills, such as rent or mortgage...

Signs it’s time to file for bankruptcy

You know you have debt problems, but how bad are they? You don't want to file for bankruptcy too quickly, but you also don't want to put it off too long. After all, you could be facing issues like wage garnishment. Every extra month that this garnishment goes on is...

Can you spot a debt consolidation scam?

If your debt is overwhelming, you may want to find a way out. When bankruptcy does not seem like a good idea for one reason or another, you may turn to a debt consolidation company for relief. Debt consolidation companies have sprung up over the last couple of...

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