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August 2012 Archives

Congress debates student loans and bankruptcy exemptions

Student loans are the biggest source of consumer debt in the United States. Accordingly, there has been a lot of discussion concerning bankruptcy exemptions and private student loans in Tennessee and across the country.

What to consider when filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy

The two most common types of bankruptcy filing are Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Both chapters have their benefits but deciding which one is right depends on the unique circumstances of the individual filing. Tennessee consumers considering filing for bankruptcy might find the following article on Chapter 7 bankruptcy helpful.

Medical bills remain major cause of bankruptcy filings

Despite federal reforms over the last few years, health care costs continue to be a major concern for many across Tennessee. The fact is, medical bills are a major cause of bankruptcy for Americans. According to some reports, just about two-thirds of all bankruptcy filings were related to medical bills in 2007. Surprisingly, nearly three-quarters of those same filers had some form of health insurance at the time.

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