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Credit Score – Check Your Numbers!

Your Credit Score Matters! During this past Superbowl - in between million dollar commercials, there was a football game played. For those of us entered in a pool at work or our favorite hangout, we’ll More About This Bankruptcy Option [...]

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Credit Card Debt Got You Feeling the Blues?

Credit card debt - UGGGHHHH! The holiday season is over and the credit card debt is here. Even if your neighbor still hasn’t taken down their lights, you and your wallet have probably lost that Christmas More About This Bankruptcy Option [...]

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10 Things to Consider when Filing Bankruptcy

YOUR FRIENDS LIE and 9 other things you should know when considering filing for bankruptcy Filing for bankruptcy is a big step and should never be taken lightly.  Regardless of what Chapter you file More About This Bankruptcy Option [...]

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Pension Crises In Illinois Informing Bankruptcies

Pension crises are happening around the country, most notably in Detroit, Illinois. and New Jersey. Alabama fears it is headed in the same direction and is closely watching how these other municipalities More About This Bankruptcy Option [...]

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Using Bankruptcy As A Bargaining Tool

A law professor at the University of Illinois says that bankruptcy is the way to go when you have valuable assets to protect. While filing for bankruptcy can be very helpful when it comes to wiping out More About This Bankruptcy Option [...]

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Chicago Struggling Without Bankruptcy Option

Chicago is the biggest city of note in Illinois that is struggling financially, but it is definitely not the only one. Cities in the state have to be granted legislative approval in order to file for bankruptcy, More About This Bankruptcy Option [...]

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Illinois Mayors Talk Bankruptcy Options

City mayors in Illinois are speaking out about the State's refusal to allow them to file bankruptcy. Without that option, they say, cities are struggling to pay pensions. And residents are having to pay More About This Bankruptcy Option [...]

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GM Fighting New Battle In Bankruptcy

General Motors filed for bankruptcy, which should make them exempt from actions prior to the filing. A new issue surrounding a malfunctioning part in 2009, however, may not be covered by the bankruptcy More About This Bankruptcy Option [...]

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Illinois Auto Insurance Companies Filing For Bankruptcy

Two extended auto warranty companies in St. Charles, Illinois recently filed for bankruptcy. They both filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. And they both claim to have somewhere between 50-99 creditors. Read More About This Bankruptcy Option [...]

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Retail Stores Bankrupt In Illinois

Coldwater Creek has announced its impending bankruptcy plans. It will close 18 retail stores in the state of Illinois alone. Across the country, 365 stores will be closed. Learn more from Kane County More About This Bankruptcy Option [...]