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Medical Debt and Bankruptcy

Medical Debt and Bankruptcy

The link between medical debt and bankruptcy has become surprisingly controversial over the past decade. In 2005, then-Harvard-Law-Professor Elizabeth Warren published a study concluding that about half of U.S....




The High Cost of Being in Debt

The High Cost of Being in Debt

When you’re overwhelmed by debt, it’s often difficult to look beyond the “minimum payment due” box on your bills. Constantly racing against disconnection dates, juggling payments, and fielding debt collection...








What are the Bankruptcy Exemptions in Nevada?

What are the Bankruptcy Exemptions in Nevada?

Last year, more than 8,000 Nevadans filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Bankruptcy is a legal process through which Americans struggling with overwhelming debt can obtain...












Credit Card Debt Increasing Fastest in Nevada

Credit Card Debt Increasing Fastest in Nevada

In August 2018, Experian, one of the nation’s three consumer credit reporting agencies, released the findings from a study of nationwide credit card trends. According to that study, credit card debt in the United...








Keep Evidence When Creditors Harass You

Keep Evidence When Creditors Harass You

Several federal consumer protection laws protect against creditor harassment. For instance, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act forbids a third party collector from calling after you have retained an attorney to...