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Kansas City Homeowners – Watch Out for Mortgage Loan Modification Scams

As time goes on and our world becomes more computerized, scammers are thinking of new ways to manipulate consumers and homeowners.  Whether you receive an advertisement in the mail regarding home loan modifications, or you receive an email from a company soliciting its services, you should be very cautious before making contact with that company […]

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Understanding Money Judgments and How a Kansas City Debt Relief Attorney Can Help You

Unpaid credit card debt can significantly harm your credit score and hinder your ability to obtain credit in the future.  Creditors and lenders may be able to obtain judgments against you in order to collect the unpaid debt.  Because managing debt is extremely frustrating and it is difficult to find a way to overcome such […]

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Kansas City Bankruptcy Proceedings – What Happens to a Leased Car?

Considering bankruptcy as a way of eliminating your debt likely raises a number of questions that cause feelings of worry and helplessness, as you may not be aware of what will happen to your property.  Many people are not aware of what may happen to the car they are leasing.  The process for dealing with […]

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Kansas City Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains the Difference Between Secured and Unsecured Debt

When making the decision as to whether or not you are going to file for bankruptcy in order to eliminate your debt, you need to be aware of what type of debt you are seeking to eliminate.  Most consumers have both secured and unsecured debt, but do not fully understand the difference, and the consequences […]

By |May 10th, 2014|Bankruptcy Articles|Comments Off on Kansas City Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains the Difference Between Secured and Unsecured Debt

Kansas City Homeowners – Options for Lowering Your Mortgage Payments

Making timely and complete monthly mortgage payments is essential to keeping possession of your home and avoiding foreclosure.  It is unfortunate that many homeowners are not aware that they do have options if they believe they will be unable to maintain the same monthly payment schedule.  Instead, many homeowners simply accept that foreclosure is a […]

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What if a Bankruptcy Debtor Dies During Bankruptcy Proceedings?

Losing a loved one not only causes emotional stress and trauma, but it also carries with it responsibilities to manage probate and estate matters.  While going through this process, if your loved one was currently involved in Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings, there may be additional steps you need to take to have […]

By |April 30th, 2014|Bankruptcy Articles|Comments Off on What if a Bankruptcy Debtor Dies During Bankruptcy Proceedings?

The Danger of Payday and Installment Loans – What You Should Know

Emergencies happen and other things come up that may require you to come up with a significant amount of money in a short period of time.  Lenders have taken advantage of this by offering payday and installment loans that guarantee money within a very short period of time.  In a time of need, interest rates […]

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Understanding Credit Card Debt and Interest Rates

People tend to apply for credit cards even when they are told just how high the interest rate is, and even when they know that the majority of their monthly payments will be going to interest, especially with high balances.  Even the most financially responsible individual may fall into the credit card trap because when […]

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Obtaining a Mortgage or Car Loan While Enrolled in Credit Counseling

One concern that consumers have after they have enrolled in a credit counseling or debt-management program (DMP) is whether or not they will be able to apply for, and obtain a mortgage or a car loan.  While you can apply for, and obtain a mortgage or car loan while enrolled in credit counseling or a […]

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What If I Can’t File or Pay My Taxes By April 15?

Each spring, we are all happy for the warmer weather in Kansas City, but many of us certainly do not look forward to April 15, when income tax returns must be filed, and tax debts paid.  While some people welcome a refund each year, many others dread the day when you must pay hundreds or […]

By |March 24th, 2014|Bankruptcy Articles|Comments Off on What If I Can’t File or Pay My Taxes By April 15?

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