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June 2017 Archives

Assessing if a Chapter 13 repayment plan can help

Many Tennessee residents may be hesitant to explore the possibility of a bankruptcy filing for the simple reason that they may think they do not know enough about the process to make a confident decision. As a result, they go on being burdened by overwhelming debt, struggling to make payments. However, for those who are earning an income, Chapter 13 bankruptcy may be the best option.

Carrying credit card debt is going to get more expensive

It would have been pretty easy for our readers in Tennessee to overlook a recent news report that may have quite a significant impact on their finances. According to a recent report, the Federal Reserve has decided to adjust their interest rate upwards - a quarter percent of a hike.

Tips for improving your credit score

Tennessee residents who are facing debt problems will, in general, probably do their best to find a solution. Many will set up a household budget and stick to it, devoting a significant portion of their monthly income to paying down debt. Repaying the credit card debt in full is obviously the main goal, but there are other ways to improve a credit score.

Discharge unsecured debt with Chapter 7 bankruptcy

For most Tennessee residents who are considering the advantages and disadvantages of filing for bankruptcy, there is one main motivation: address seemingly insurmountable debt. Debt can be a creeping type of problem that finally catches up with you, or it can be the result of a sudden and unexpected turn of events, like the onset of a medical condition or the loss of employment. Whatever the reason, Tennessee residents need to know that bankruptcy is a tool for consumers to get a fresh financial start.

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Chattanooga, TN 37411

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