Ten Years Out of School and Still Struggling with Student Loans?


Are You Ten Years Out of School and Still Struggling with Student Loans? Recent student loan policy changes by the Biden Administration can help people still struggling with student loans. These are new rules making it possible to discharge your student loans in bankruptcy.  In bankruptcy, you can clear your federal student loans if you […]


I Just Renewed My Membership in Consumer Advocates


Why I’m a Member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates I’m a bankruptcy lawyer.  When I first started I said “All I do is Bankruptcy.”  What I found out is that people in financial trouble are magnates for illegal stuff being done to them.  A lot of that is fair credit reporting violations and […]


New! For Millions, Bankruptcy Help with Student Loans!


Bankruptcy Can Now Help Millions with Student Loans! Are you nine months or more behind on your student loans?  You are not alone. Typically, ten million Americans are at least nine months behind. And another million fall into that default category each year.  In early November 2022, the Biden Administration cast you a lifeline. For […]


Once Up an Time: A Chapter 13 Story


Once up a time: Widow Anna saves her house and clears her debt with Chapter 13. Once up a time, an elderly widow named Anna needed to replace the HVAC in her townhouse. Her air conditioning broke down and she needed to fix it. Anna was poor.  She had $1404 monthly from her retirement and […]


Chapter 13 and Tax Relief for Seniors Save Marian’s House


Marian Saves Her House from Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure: She Filed Chapter 13 and Got Fairfax Senior Citizen Tax Relief Before her husband died, Marian had taken out a reverse mortgage on her home. That way, they hoped, she wouldn’t have a house payment and she’d never have to worry about having a place to live. […]


Settling Her Debts through Americor, Sheriff Brings a Warrant


Trying to Settle Her Debts through Americor, Liz gets a Warrant in Debt Liz was shocked when the sheriff brought a warrant in debt for her $2680 Victoria’s Secret account. Liz Tried to Settle Her Debts Liz tried to settle her debts. She worked through Americor and gave them $664 per month. Victoria’s Secret was […]


We knock out Dyck-O’Neal, Save Lonnie’s Clearance and his Family Home Place


We knock out Dyck-O’Neal, Save Lonnie’s Clearance and his Family Home Place Lonnie was about to lose his federal job. His clearance review showed he owed Dyck-O’Neal $127,153 from a foreclosure deficiency. He needed to take care of that. Or he’ll lose his clearance and his job. Obviously he didn’t have $127,153.  And when we […]


Alternatives to Bankruptcy: Do Nothing: Just Don’t Pay


For People Living on Just Social Security–Alternative to Bankruptcy: Do Nothing: Just Don’t Pay People file bankruptcy for three reasons. So the bill collectors quit calling. So they can’t garnish you. And to get back to good credit. Are you living on just social security? If we look at those three reasons, we can see […]


Linda Pays through Beyond Finance and Gets Garnished


Linda Pays Mariner $6113 through Beyond Finance. Then She Gets Garnished Linda Cash (not her real name) wanted to clear her debts without filing bankruptcy. As an alternative to bankruptcy, she signed up for Beyond Finance. Linda needed Beyond Finance to help her with Mariner. (She originally borrowed $5383, got behind, and now owed Mariner […]


Alternatives to Bankruptcy–Disappear


Alternatives to bankruptcy–disappear One alternative to bankruptcy is to just disappear.  Why am I bringing this up, now? This week somebody asked Quora (a website I follow) how to legally disappear.  The answer, sign up for a Caribbean cruise. Get off at the Virgin Islands. Don’t get back on. For most people, bankruptcy works. But when […]