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The connection between credit card debt and your love life

South Carolina readers know their finances can have an impact on various areas of life, including their relationships. Money and financial hardship can cause a significant strain on your relationship with your partner or your significant other, eventually causing a permanent and irreparable rift between the two of you.

Is the root of your health problems in your credit card debt?

Most Americans use credit cards, and many credit card holders have debt they carry over from month to month. While many people are able to effectively manage these balances, there are times this type of debt becomes unmanageable, leaving a South Carolina consumer struggling with minimum payments, accumulating interest and receiving calls from creditors. 

Which is better, Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

If you stepped into 2018 with serious financial problems, you are definitely not alone. In South Carolina and throughout the nation, many people are currently trying to overcome serious financial obstacles. For some, unexpected job loss or medical crisis quickly turned financial stability to chaos. On the other hand, you might simply be one of many whose spending got out of hand and credit card bills began piling up until your debt outweighed your financial resources. The good news is that most financial problems are temporary.

Has fighting cancer left you in serious debt?

You went to your doctor for your regular checkup. You were feeling run down but thought it was due to the stress of home and work life, then you got the news no one wants to hear. You have cancer. You've been fighting the good fight for a while now and it has left you physically and emotionally drained. It has also left you with some serious debt.

Take the plunge and file bankruptcy despite credit concerns

Perhaps you've consolidated all the bills you can; you cut back on expenses and even considered working with your creditors to settle your debts for a lower amount. You may have even looked into credit counseling agencies but decided against it after talking to other people and doing some research online.

How is my Chapter 13 monthly repayment amount determined?

If you have debt and need some relief, you may be curious about your bankruptcy options. There are two types of personal bankruptcies available to South Carolina residents: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. If you are wanting to keep your property and have sufficient income to make some type of payment to your creditors, Chapter 13 may be right for you.

Recognizing when debt collectors cross the line

Overwhelming debt can make you feel like a criminal. The mail carrier seems to bring only bad news. You may wake up in the middle of the night and check outside to see if the repo company has taken your car. You may hesitate to answer the phone or a knock at the door. You may even be afraid to leave your house.

Bankruptcy need not equal permanent financial crisis

When you realized you were in need of immediate debt relief solutions, you may have felt a bit overwhelmed and worried. You are certainly not the first South Carolina resident to face financial problems; in fact, if you were to say you have never had any money troubles at all, that would likely be a rare exception to the rule. Most people have had to overcome financial challenges at some point in their lives. You may have already bounced back a time or two following financial woes.

Making the tough choice to file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy

Making the decision to file for bankruptcy is not an easy one. This decision likely came after significant financial difficulties, calls and threats from debt collectors, and other struggles. If you believe that bankruptcy is the right choice for your individual situation, you will then have to decide if Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 is the best option. 

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