Financial Cents: Posts About Bankruptcy
Filing for bankruptcy isn't fun, but it can also mean a fresh start. People who are drowning in debt and unable to make their payments should strongly consider it.
Posted on: April 19, 2019
If you're filing for bankruptcy, you shouldn't expect that all your debts are going to vanish overnight. Some debts can't be discharged through bankruptcy, period.
Posted on: September 26, 2018
Unlike most types of debt, student loans have to meet an incredibly high standard of "undue hardship" in order to to be discharged through bankruptcy.
Posted on: September 14, 2018
A new study has found that bankruptcy rates for Americans 65 and older have grown fivefold since 1991—and indicates that a fraying social safety net is to blame.
Posted on: August 08, 2018
Turns out that a number of famous U.S. Presidents weren't so great at managing their personal finances.
Posted on: February 19, 2018
Handling money and developing the right financial habits can be hard enough to do for yourself. But what if you're a single parent? We spoke with the financial blogger at The Distilled Dollar for his tips and insights that can be put into practice today!
Posted on: November 29, 2016