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Lessening the Impact of Bankruptcy on Your Credit
June 18, 2001, Revised November 22, 2004 To the genie who generates credit scores, all bankruptcies (and all foreclosures) have the same statistically-determined impact on credit scores. The genie never asks why a borrower went into bankruptcy or foreclosure.  Some ... more...

Need Good Credit For a Reverse Mortgage?
July 21, 2003 ?I have an expensive house, not enough income, and no credit because I just went through bankruptcy.  Can I get a reverse mortgage on my home?? Yes, there are no credit or income requirements, since borrowers don?t assume any payment obligation.  To be ... more...

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Mortgage Broker
Mortgage Broker An individual in the business of assisting in arranging funding or negotiating contracts for a client buy who does not loan the money himself. Brokers usually charge a fee or receive a commission for their ... more...

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Bankruptcy Tips And Helpful Alternatives
Before you file bankruptcy, it is a good idea to look into other alternatives if at all possible. New bankruptcy laws make it more difficult to file than it used to be.Why Has Filing For Bankruptcy Doubled?From the period of 1994 to 2004, filing for bankruptcy has doubled. Bankruptcy filing has ... more...

Bankruptcy Information - Common Courtroom Terms
Bankruptcy- Bankruptcy Terminology, 45 Terms to Know and UnderstandMany debtors and creditors know little of the bankruptcy process. These terms are to help assist individuals in understanding bankruptcy. The terms provided are as defined from the Public Information Series of the Bankruptcy Judges ... more...

Bankruptcy: What You Need to Know
Personal bankruptcy is a legal way to give people with overwhelming debt a fresh financial start. Many people do not realize that there are five types of bankruptcy options available under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code; however, for most consumers there are really only two viable options; Chapter 7 and ... more...

Navigation After Financial Closure - Bankruptcy Personal Loans
Bankruptcy has a stigma attached to it that is hard to eradicate. Is that what you really think, then you need to rethink. Just because you have filed for bankruptcy does not mean you do not have a right to a solid financial status again. Bankruptcy is as much deserving of a personal loan for ... more...

Bankruptcy, Is It A Way Out
Negotiations with creditors have failed. Repossession is imminent and foreclosure proceedings have begun. Your income is simply not sufficient to pay your bills, no matter how low the payments are. It may be time to consider bankruptcy.Bankruptcy law evolved as a reaction to the abuses surrounding ... more...

Taking The Plunge Into Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy is one of the most difficult things a person has to do. The decision to file bankruptcy is a hard one. Is it moral to wipe your slate clean through bankruptcy? Is there any way for you to avoid bankruptcy? While everyone has their own opinion on bankruptcy, bankruptcy is often the ... more...

Bankruptcy Myths Busted
The average American knows very little about bankruptcy. Most people probably are aware of bankruptcys ability to dissolve debt and give the debtor a fresh start. Some of the information you might have heard is correct, but some is not. The purpose of this article is to dispel some of the most ... more...

Stopping Home Foreclosure with Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy Will Stop Your Sale - At Least For Now For $395, you can stop your sale- at least that is what the ads say. You are about to find out how bankruptcy can be good or very damaging.Bankruptcy will stop your foreclosure sale. It's a fact. However, filing bankruptcy for the sole purpose of ... more...

Overwhelming Debt? Bankruptcy May Be Your Way Out, But Maybe Not
Things are bad, really bad. They have to be for you to be considering bankruptcy. Its true that bankruptcy can wipe away your debts, or most of them anyway. Taxes are exempt from bankruptcy protection. You can declare bankruptcy, but if a substantial portion of your outstanding debt is back taxes, ... more...

Bankruptcy and Buying a Home
Filing bankruptcy is a stressful time in a person's life. Along with discharging your debts and gaining a fresh start, you may wonder if you will be able to buy a home after a bankruptcy. The answer is yes! Mortgage companies and online lenders are now offering home loans for those who have a ... more...

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