Setting My Finances Straight

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Does It Affect Employment?

In recent years, finances have become a common topic among hiring managers. It's nothing to see a consent for a credit screening on an employment application. Given this area of newfound importance, it's natural to have concerns about the effect filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy might have on your current and future employment endeavors. Employer Notification An employer is not barred from learning about your bankruptcy filing, especially if your wages are being garnished due to an unresolved debt. Read More 

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Setting My Finances Straight

After I realized that I was way behind on my rent, I knew that I had to do something. I sat down with all of my bills, and I started evaluating my personal financial situation. Things were bleak. I realized that in addition to being sent to collections by several places, I also had a terrible credit score. I didn't know how to cope. However, a friend of mine suggested meeting with a bankruptcy attorney, and so I sat down to talk with him. It was amazing to hear how much things could improve by declaring bankruptcy. Overnight, creditors stopped bothering me. This blog is all about declaring bankruptcy.