Category Archives: Free Debt Analysis

How to Find a Good Bankruptcy Attorney When You Need Help Getting Out of Debt

A great bankruptcy attorney is kind of like a great dentist. No one wants to get a root canal, right? But when you’re suffering and the situation isn’t going to get better on its own, a good dentist has the professional skill to expertly repair your problem – and the people skills to make the… Read More »

Tackle Your Chicago Debt Ceiling Without an Act of Congress

Now that lawmakers have “solved” the debt crisis by adding to it by a few trillion dollars, it may be a good time to take a look at our own finances. Most people don’t have the power to add a few trillion dollars to their own debt ceiling, so let’s look at some other alternatives…. Read More »

Chicago Credit Card Debt Piles Up, So Should You Get Another Card?

Remember when getting a credit card was thrilling and it made you feel like you were getting some new-found freedoms? Well, now that you’re an adult and have seen the destruction these high interest rate cards can cause, you probably don’t feel the same way as you did years ago. With the Great Recession mostly… Read More »

Layoffs Increase While Credit Troubles Improve, Say Chicago Bankruptcy Attorneys

If you look hard enough, you can always find some good news to temper the bad. This week’s depressing newsflash informed us that employers cut 20,000 jobs last month – more than economists expected, and enough to threaten a recent dip in unemployment and shake up the stock market, according to Chicago bankruptcy attorneys. The… Read More »

Chicago Bankruptcy Attorneys Say Paying Off Any Debt Is Better Than Doing Nothing

Some rules were made to be broken – and paying off your debt is no exception, say Chicago bankruptcy attorneys. Common wisdom has always held that it’s best to pay off the debt with the highest interest rate first – and for good reason. This way, you’ll save the most money because you’ll be avoiding… Read More »