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Avoid credit card debt during the holidays

The holiday season is just around the bend and many Louisiana residents are already stressing over the expenses they know they will face when entertaining relatives and friends, purchasing gifts and traveling. Nothing can put a damper on holiday cheer quite like credit card debt. It is difficult to celebrate knowing there will not be a way to pay off the credit card when the bill comes due.

Attention Louisiana brides: Popular dress shop seeks debt relief

Walking into a David's Bridal shop in Louisiana or other state often leads to scenes of smiling brides and their various entourages of mothers, prospective mother-in-laws and numerous bridesmaids, matrons, flower girls and other friends. The popular bridal gown store not only provides a wide variety of choices for those preparing to exchange marriage vows but also for any number of other formal wear occasions. Just because a store is often full of potential customers, however, does not guarantee that everything is going well financially for the owners; as for David's Bridal, the company recently took steps to seek immediate debt relief.

Benefits of filing for bankruptcy before divorce

When money gets tight in a marriage, or worse, when debt piles up beyond what a couple can handle, the very marriage is often strained beyond what it can bear. In many of these cases, the couple wants to divorce but also needs to consider bankruptcy options, and it is not always clear which is best to pursue first.

Restructured payment part of Toys 'R' Us debt relief plan

Most Louisiana parents have purchased Toys 'R' Us products at one time or other. As one of the largest retail toy stores in the nation, the company is a household name in most states. That's why so many people were surprised to learn that the toy icon was in need of immediate debt relief; in fact, it was struggling to stay afloat.

Are you facing credit card debt for similar reasons?

You may be one of many Louisiana residents who are currently struggling with finances. Perhaps you recently suffered a decrease in income or someone in your household lost a job. With the economy the way it is, it doesn't take much nowadays to go from minor money problems to serious financial debt. For many people, what really tips the scales the wrong way is credit card debt.

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