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Is it hard to modify your mortgage?

All types of debt could be weighing you down: credit card bills, medical payments, student loans and mortgage payments, to name a few. To avoid bankruptcy or to keep your house during bankruptcy, one option you might want to consider exploring is mortgage modifications. Are they relatively easy to get, or is being granted one a rarity?

Is bankruptcy always a good idea when you are in a lot of debt?

For many people struggling under the weight of tremendous debt, bankruptcy makes good sense. For example, Chapter 7 can wipe out unsecured debts such as credit cards and medical bills. Chapter 13 reorganizes debt so it is more manageable to pay. However, there are some cases in which bankruptcy may not make sense, such as:

Medical bills often lead to bankruptcy

The health care costs and insurance issue in the United States impacts not only the health of Mississippi residents, but often their financial stability. Medical debt is a top cause of personal bankruptcy filings.

The benefits of filing for bankruptcy

As you consider your options for getting out of debt, you may be hesitant to choose the route of bankruptcy for various reasons. Perhaps you fear losing meaningful assets or ruining your credit. Maybe you are unsure if such an approach is even moral.

3 strategies for preventing foreclosure and getting out of debt

Are you missing payments on your home and also have credit card debt? If you are dealing with this level of financial turmoil, you are probably feeling scared and confused. You might feel like there is no way out of this situation. Thankfully, there are several options you have to save your home and help you manage your debt.

Mortgage modification offers after Chapter 13

Many people consider bankruptcy because of bills and financial responsibilities that exceed their savings and income. According to the National Association of Realtors, the average monthly amount for mortgages is $1,061, and this can become burdensome. If you have filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, though, you may receive an offer from your lender for a modification. These agreements have pros and cons, and there are a few things you should know.

What to know before getting a no-interest credit card

A no-interest credit card certainly sounds appealing, but if you have ever taken a credit card company up on such an offer, you may know that things do not always work out in your favor. No-interest credit cards allow you to make purchases without assessing interest on the amount accrued, but only for a specified amount of time.

3 ways to get out of debt when it is too much

Millions of Americans file for bankruptcy every year because they find themselves in over their heads when it comes to debt. Some things that increase debt are out of your hands, such as overwhelming medical bills from an unexpected illness or injury, an unexpected job loss, or lack of the ability to make smart financial choices.

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