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What happens at the end of a Chapter 13 repayment plan?

Those who find themselves in need of debt relief may consider filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Unlike Chapter 7, which provides a discharge of eligible debts via liquidation, Chapter 13 entails a repayment plan for eligible debts. Southaven residents may have questions about the benefits of Chapter 13, as well as about the actual bankruptcy process itself. One common question regarding Chapter 13 is: what happens at the end of the repayment plan?

25 percent of Americans consider bankruptcy

As tax-filing season nears, many Mississippians are probably taking a closer look at their financial situation. What they may not realize is that a large percent of Americans consider filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy to get debt relief because of their financial challenges.

Get a truly fresh financial start via Chapter 13

For some people who are grappling with overwhelming debt in Mississippi, 13 may be their lucky number. This is because the type of personal bankruptcy known as Chapter 13 allows Southaven area residents to achieve a fresh financial start. An individual can re-structure their financial situation in a manner that will produce long-term gains.

Keeping your home and car under Chapter 7

Large amounts of personal debt aren't unusual nowadays, but the variation is often in each Mississippi resident's ability to pay back that debt. For residents of Southaven and surrounding areas, the answer to insurmountable debt is often Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Under this type of personal bankruptcy a debtor is able to make a fresh financial start via asset liquidation. Many wonder, though, if they may be able to file for Chapter 7 while still holding onto their home or their car.

When is Chapter 13 more appropriate than liquidation?

One of the first questions any Mississippi resident may have about personal bankruptcy is what is the difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy? Both types are used by individuals to obtain debt relief and a fresh financial start. However, there are key differences between the two that many debtors are unaware of until they are pondering bankruptcy for themselves.

Navigating credit card applications under Chapter 13

Getting turned down for a credit card is never easy. Getting turned down after filing for Chapter 13, though, is not particularly surprising. While Chapter 13 bankruptcy, and other forms of bankruptcy, no longer carry the stigma they once did, there are many nuances of these processes that must be navigated carefully and with a calm, educated approach.

Chapter 7: Keep some property, liquidate other assets

It was recently revealed that over 190,000 jobs were likely added to the U.S. economy this past March. While that is probably very welcome news for some Mississippi residents, the job market still has a long way to go. Many residents are still struggling with unemployment or underemployment; in either case, that challenge can lead to one's struggling with debt as well.

23 percent of Americans consider bankruptcy

As tax-filing season nears, many Mississippians are probably taking a closer look at their financial situation. What they may not realize is that a significant percentage of Americans consider filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy to get debt relief because of their financial challenges.

Famous Chapter 7 bankruptcies of 2013

As 2013 comes to a close and we ring in the new year of 2014, many of us reflect on the happenings of the closing year. Many big events are recalled from our memories, including the famous Chapter 7 bankruptcies of 2013.

Former child pop star files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy

Finances can be a difficult personal affair for someone to attempt to gain control over. Many Mississippi residents are often overwhelmed by bills, loans and other debts. Some people will end up looking to get a fresh financial start by filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. One can only wonder how a child or young adult could get a handle on such matters, particularly when others may be taking advantage of their financial situations.

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