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April 14, 2016

Buying a Home After Bankruptcy—It Can Be Done!

Home ownership is generally considered an integral part of the American Dream, but when the U.S. housing market collapsed in […]

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March 30, 2016

A “Perfect Storm” of Events Can Lead to Consumer Debt

When consumers find themselves in debt, it’s often due to a convergence of events rather than one single mishap that […]

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March 15, 2016

Five Simple Ways to Save Money

What are you saving for—a vacation, the next holiday season or just to have an emergency savings fund? These are […]

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February 23, 2016

How Medical Debt Affects Your Credit Score

Medical debt is rampant in the United States; it’s one of the top reasons Americans file for bankruptcy.1 While consumer […]

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