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April 2019 Archives

Who is most at risk for high credit card debt?

Louisiana residents who are age 75 and beyond will be glad to learn that they are among those least at risk for carrying an outstanding balance on their credit cards. However, those in other age groups are not so lucky; as a matter of fact, some are at great risk for serious credit card debt. Not being able to keep up with monthly payments is a common problem nowadays.

Chapter 7 will discharge lawsuits, says bakery owner

Louisiana business owners understand how challenging it can be to stay afloat during economic turbulence or problematic situations involving workplace accidents. These two issues are perhaps the two biggest factors in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy that was recently filed in another state. The situation involves a bakery that has been in business for nearly 100 years.

How advanced technology affects those who need debt relief

It is not at all uncommon for Louisiana residents and others to encounter financial challenges in life. Any number of extenuating factors can prompt a serious need for debt relief. Such situations often also spark a series of unsolicited, potentially harassing phone calls due to automated dialing software made available through advanced technology.

Bankruptcy can help you stop a potential wage garnishment

It feels like an impossible situation. You have a job, but you simply aren't making enough to pay all of your expenses. Maybe you had to accept a decrease in pay or position recently. Perhaps you simply racked up unexpected expenses due to an accident or an illness. Whatever the cause of your financial stress, you are likely already doing everything in your power to repay your debts and regain control of your financial life.

Credit card debt: Beware potential downside of debt consolidation

It is not uncommon to encounter serious financial challenges at some point in life. In fact, most Louisiana residents would likely answer affirmatively if asked whether or not they have ever had to overcome a financial challenge. Some may currently be dealing with such problems, including credit card debt, which is often an underlying cause of financial problems.

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