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Dealing with Time-Barred Debt in North Carolina

Published January 23, 2023 by Sasser Law Firm
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Have you recently heard from a creditor or debt collector about an old debt from years ago that you had forgotten about? If so, you may have questions about what to do next. Do you have to pay the debt?...

How to Get a Personal Loan While in Chapter 13?

Published August 9, 2022 by Sasser Law Firm
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Whether you can get a loan during bankruptcy depends on your unique circumstances. Credit You Might Need During Bankruptcy When you file for bankruptcy, you don’t stop needing money to live day-to-day. There are many reasons why you might need...

How to Stop Repossession of Your Vehicle

Published June 15, 2022 by Sasser Law Firm
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If you took a loan to buy a vehicle and cannot make your monthly payments, your vehicle could be repossessed by the lender. A common time frame to be concerned about repossession would be 45-75 days delinquency. There are several...

Consumer Debt Gets Tough to Manage Around the Holidays

Published February 25, 2022 by Sasser Law Firm
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The winter holidays are a joyous time, but not if you are struggling with debt. From Black Friday and Cyber Monday to last-minute sales just before Christmas, industry experts expect the average American to spend almost $1,000 per person on...

How Do Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?

Published August 9, 2021 by Sasser Law Firm
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It’s a question we hear often: How long does a Chapter 7 bankruptcy stay on a credit report? A Chapter 7 bankruptcy will remain on your credit report for 10 years, but the real impact of a bankruptcy on your credit...

What Should I Do About Creditors Calling After Bankruptcy?

Published July 22, 2021 by Sasser Law Firm
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One of the many benefits of filing for bankruptcy is that it can provide relief from the stress of debt. The pressure of worrying about losing your home, your car, and other property that means so much to you can...

How Bankruptcy Can Clear Credit Card Debt

Published May 26, 2021 by Sasser Law Firm
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The average family has $6.300 of credit card debt, according to the most recent Survey of Consumer Finances by the Federal Reserve. For some households, the amount of credit card debt is crushing. This leads many people to wonder, “Can...

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and Building Credit

Published November 11, 2020 by Sasser Law Firm
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When you’re in Chapter 13 bankruptcy, it may feel like a purgatory that limits your financial options. You can, however, use this time and this tool to strategically improve your credit-worthiness. How Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Affects Your Credit Report The...

Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck with These Tips from a Bankruptcy Lawyer in NC

Published January 31, 2020 by Sasser Law Firm
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Do you often feel trapped by the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle? Do you find yourself continuously counting down the days until your next direct deposit hits your bank account? You’re not alone. Living paycheck to paycheck is a reality for many Americans....

6 New Year's Resolutions for Dealing with Personal Debt

Published December 18, 2019 by Sasser Law Firm
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Getting a better handle on your household finances and the amount of debt you are shouldering is a great way to gain peace of mind and achieve financial stability in 2020 and beyond. These tips will help those looking to...

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