Category Archives: Free Debt Analysis

Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyers Find Ways to Save Money and Stop Spending Leaks

Parking tickets are on the rise in Chicago, according to the Chicago Tribune. But that’s not the shocking part of the story. What’s surprising is that even though three-quarters of contested tickets get dismissed – and many of those tickets are proven to be errors – some people are still forking over ticket fees without… Read More »

Chicago Lawyers Use Bankruptcy to Eliminate Credit Card Debt Caused By Consumer Spending

I admit it – I have cell phone envy. Now I’m normally pretty wise about financial decisions (or at least, I like to think I am) but phones have always been a weakness of mine – and I’ve had the credit card debt to prove it. It was a matter of keeping up with the… Read More »

Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyers Warn About Foreclosure Rescue Scams

I don’t need to tell you that getting a foreclosure notice in the mail is a stressful event. But for some folks, it’s such a shock that it blinds them to common sense. In their state of desperation, they can fall victim to foreclosure rescue scams. As foreclosure rates skyrocket (check out the latest numbers),… Read More »

Chicago Bankruptcy Attorneys Count on Chapter 13 to Halt Foreclosure and Save Your House

Call it a ripple effect – even though the occasional news report suggests the economy could be recovering, foreclosures are up almost 50 percent over last year. This May, 261,255 homes received at least one foreclosure-related filing. That’s up 176,137 during the same month a year ago – and 7 percent more than in April,… Read More »

Chicago Bankruptcy Lawyers See Rise in Phony Check Scams

Sometimes the smartest thing you can do is to trust your gut. But unfortunately, that can be hard to do when faced with the prospect of free money. That’s why more than one million people in the U.S. have fallen for a growing phony check scam. So far, it’s estimated that one-third of all Americans… Read More »