Debt And Marriage: When Do I Owe My Spouse’s Debts? Whether you and your spouse are responsible for paying each other’s debts will depend primarily on where you live. If your state follows common law property rules, spouses are only liable for their own debts, with a few exceptions. For instance, both spouses must pay… Continue reading Debt And Marriage: When Do I Owe My Spouse’s Debts?
Can I Bankrupt Car Title Loans? All loans come with risks if they’re not repaid on time. However, a car title loan carries an especially troubling consequence if you fail to meet your payment obligations: The lender can take your vehicle. Before you consider getting a title loan, consider the potential potholes you’ll hit if… Continue reading Can I Bankrupt Car Title Loans?
Bankruptcy is a legal process through which you are declared unable to pay your debts when they fall due. You may file for bankruptcy (voluntary bankruptcy), or alternatively, creditors can apply to have you declared bankrupt. If you are declared bankrupt by either of the above means, you will be removed from managing your own… Continue reading Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy V.S. Doing Nothing If you’re struggling with debt, filing for bankruptcy can be a good way to get your finances back on track. But not everyone needs to start a bankruptcy case right away. Whether you should file for bankruptcy or do nothing will depend on whether you’re vulnerable to creditors. In some cases,… Continue reading Bankruptcy V.S. Doing Nothing