Lesser-known unexpected expenses

Contrary to popular belief, bankruptcy does not happen simply because of shopping addictions. Instead, countless Pennsylvania residents teeter on the brink of financial crises when unexpected expenses arise. Of course, student loan debt, unemployment and...

Credit repair after bankruptcy

Once a person in Pennsylvania has made the choice to file for bankruptcy and what type of plan is best for them, their concerns might turn to how they can move forward financially once the bankruptcy is over. This is logical as a fresh financial future is ultimately...

Is bankruptcy right for me?

When a hard-working Pennsylvanian like you finds yourself buried in debt so deep that you don't know how to get back on your feet, , is here to help. Filing for bankruptcy has a stigma surrounding it, but the truth is, it's a viable and...

Bankruptcy and a new mortgage

Many Pennsylvania residents who struggle with financial problems may feel hesitant about pursuing bankruptcy to help them get a fresh financial start in part because they fear that they would be unable to get a new mortgage someday. That, however, is not true. While...

The basics of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy

If you find yourself strugling with how to pay your bills and feel that they only seem to increase every month despite your efforts to make payments on them, you are far from alone. Many people in Pennsylvania are in a similar situation. For some, a bankruptcy may...

Medical bankruptcy: is there a solution?

Depending on the nation's economic state, the abundance of available jobs and a multitude of other factors, financial matters can become trying on individuals and families. One looming cause of bankruptcy in Pennslyvania is medical bankruptcy, in which individuals may...

Top 3 reasons people file for bankruptcy

Many people dealing with debt they cannot pay are embarrassed at their situation and feel as though they are facing it alone. On the contrary, this is one of the most common financial problems, and people all around you have likely been in your position before. Shame...

Explaining the Chapter 7 means test

A common misconception amongst many in Greensburg may be that bankruptcy is simply a tool that people can rely on to avoid having to answer for having been irresponsible with their money. However, simply filing for bankruptcy does not mean that one does not have to...

What happens in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

If you are having financial trouble, you may consider filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Pennsylvania. While you will file in the state and use a state bankruptcy court, the general laws regarding bankruptcy are made at the federal level. The United States Courts...