Many car owners in Texas face auto repossession when they fall behind on payments. Some consider filing a Chapter 13 bankruptcy to stop a lender from repossessing their vehicle. Before filing for bankruptcy, however, there are several other options to consider.
Consumers in Texas and across the nation are accumulating more and more credit card debt, according to a new report by CreditDonkey.com. Furthermore, 55 percent of credit card users fail to pay their credit card balance in full each month.
People in Texas who are facing foreclosure may consider bankruptcy a possibility when no other options are available. The extent bankruptcy can help the foreclosure defendant depends on a number of factors, including the chapter utilized, the amount of arrearages, other debts and monthly income.
Debt from student loans can be a huge financial burden, and many graduates wonder if they can discharge this type of debt through bankruptcy. Unfortunately, the answer for most is no, but there are some notable exceptions. This has a lot to do with the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act, which exempted both private and federal student loans from bankruptcy discharge. The rationale behind this law is not very clear.
People who have successfully filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy feel good about rebuilding their lives and gaining control over their spending habits. You decide you may want to blog about that because it could give others hope.