Financial Cents: Posts About Bankruptcy

What Gets Discharged During Bankruptcy? (And What Doesn’t?)

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


You Can Discharge Student Loans in Bankruptcy … But Good Luck

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


Rising Bankruptcy Rates Are Threatening America’s Seniors

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


25 Little-Known Presidential Money Facts

Turns out that a number of famous U.S. Presidents weren't so great at managing their personal finances.

Posted on: February 19, 2018


Good Money Habits for Single Parents with the creator of the “Distilled Dollar”: Part I

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