Monthly Archives: April 2017

Student Loan Forgiveness Program May Be Rescinded Leaving Many Still in Debt

The federal Department of Education has raised the possibility that students’ acceptance into a loan forgiveness program could be rescinded leaving them on the hook to pay back the loans. According to a report in The New York Times, more than 550,000 people have signed up for a federal program that promises to repay their remaining students loans after they work 10 years in a public service job. But now, those individuals are left wondering if the government [...]

By |2019-07-24T07:03:58+00:00April 30th, 2017|Categories: Money Matters|Comments Off on Student Loan Forgiveness Program May Be Rescinded Leaving Many Still in Debt

Factors to consider when determining if someone qualifies for SSDI or SSI Benefits or not

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a program initiated by the United States government and administered by the Social Security Administration that offers stipends to people who have a low-income and are either above 65 years of age, blind, or disabled. The SSI is funded from the Treasury general funds of the US. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is the program available to workers who have added an adequate number of work credits. The supply of SSD can be [...]

By |2019-02-12T22:28:20+00:00April 27th, 2017|Categories: Social Security Disability|Comments Off on Factors to consider when determining if someone qualifies for SSDI or SSI Benefits or not

Report Finds Arizona Has One of the Highest Rates of Pedestrian Deaths Nationally

A new report has found that Arizona has one of the highest rates of pedestrian fatalities in the country. According to a KTAR news report, the report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) finds that Arizona ranks third in the United States for the most pedestrian accident deaths per capita. In the first six months of 2016, 97 pedestrians were killed, which was up from 86 deaths in the first half of 2015. The report also found [...]

By |2017-04-25T01:01:59+00:00April 25th, 2017|Categories: Bankruptcy|Comments Off on Report Finds Arizona Has One of the Highest Rates of Pedestrian Deaths Nationally

Could Chapter 7 Be the Answer to Your Tax Debt Problems?

Many of us know that filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy can help erase credit card debt and medical bills. However, many Arizonans are still confused regarding how a bankruptcy filing might help discharge debts owed to the IRS or to the state of Arizona. Whether you can discharge tax debts in a Chapter 7 filing could depend on a number of factors. Some tax debts could be erased in bankruptcy while others cannot be discharged. You can wipe out [...]

By |2019-07-24T06:30:44+00:00April 21st, 2017|Categories: Bankruptcy|Comments Off on Could Chapter 7 Be the Answer to Your Tax Debt Problems?

Eliminate Debt in Bankruptcy

Eliminate Debt in Bankruptcy - Which Debts Can I Discharge? Although bankruptcy can eliminate some debt, it cannot get you out of all kinds of debt. Before filing for bankruptcy, it is important to know which kinds of debt can and cannot be wiped out. For the most part, filing for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy can get you out of credit card debt. However, that doesn't stand for various other kinds of debt. At the Pew [...]

By |2019-08-28T21:00:47+00:00April 19th, 2017|Categories: Bankruptcy|Comments Off on Eliminate Debt in Bankruptcy