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August 2014 Archives

Post Grads Still Deal with the Troubles of Student Loans

Student loans seem like a good investment; you take out a loan, and then you can afford to graduate with a degree. Then, after graduation you will get your dream job and be able to pay off your debt within a few years. However, for thousands of college graduates that is not realistic.

Raise Tuition to College, Raise Revenue

In a recent article posted in Forbes Magazine this week, they discuss the source of tuition price in college across America, and the formula created to essentially raise revenue for colleges, even if that means cutting aid to students who truly need it.

Keeping your home after bankruptcy depends on several factors

When a person in Tampa files for bankruptcy the first question he or she will often have is: “Can I keep my home when I file for bankruptcy?” There are a lot of factors that play a role in determining the answer to this question, including which type of bankruptcy one files and how much equity one already has in his or her home.

Student Loan Debt Relief

A recent article posted earlier this week, spoke about warnings against the student loan debt relief industry. To prevent borrowers from getting hurt by deceitful debt relief companies, the National Consumer Law Center suggests some alternatives to combat debt.

Valuable tips for avoiding medical debt

There are all kinds of debt that people get into, including credit card debt, mortgage debt and school loan debt. No debt is good and for many people debt can lead to long-term financial problems, including foreclosures and even bankruptcy. There is another kind of debt that often gets overlooked, but it can be just as serious for anyone in the Tampa area, as any other kind debt. That is medical debt.

Recover from Credit Card Mistakes of the Past

People who find themselves swarmed by credit card debt, that could possibly be from years ago, sometimes are overwhelmed and do not see a way to bounce back. It might seem impossible to recover, but there are ways to get back to financial stability. Here are tips to help ease some past credit card mistakes:

Florida continues to lead the way in number of foreclosures

Anyone who owns a home knows the thrill of being able to have a place to call his or her own. Although no one ever really expects to lose his or her home, unforeseen financial troubles can occur and sometimes people are no longer able to make their mortgage payments. When that happens to someone in the Tampa area, or elsewhere, he or she needs to understand all of the implications.

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