201804.02
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How can I find out if my ex spouse or business partner filed Bankruptcy?

If the individual lives in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Middle District of Florida there is a toll free number you can call: Voice Case Info. System McVCIS provides basic case information concerning deadlines such as case opening and closing date, discharge date and whether a case has assets or not. McVCIS is accessible 24…

201803.24
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People talk openly about financial and economic problems, but there is little open discussion about the toll financial hardship can take on a person’s health.

From the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida: “Financial stress is a leading cause of depression and other significant health issues, both mental and physical. The toll financial stress takes on a person often is not outwardly visible and can silently intensify. If you are suffering, or if you know someone who is suffering, there are…

201803.16
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Is a new Chapter 14 in the Bankruptcy Code for distressed financial companies near?

Full article,visit: http://news.morningstar.com/articlenet/SubmissionsArticle.aspx?submissionid=224977.xml “Here, Conti-Brown lauded the Treasury department’s recommendation to create a new Chapter 14 in the Bankruptcy Code for distressed financial companies. A Treasury report released last week stated that Dodd-Frank’s provision of an Orderly Liquidation Authority (OLA) may be insufficient to deal with the unique challenges of large, interconnected financial companies. At the same time,…

201803.08
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I often recommend that Debtor’s get a secured credit card after filing Bankruptcy to help build their credit. How exactly does this work?

Below is a great resource.  I also suggest you talk with your Bank and see if they can help you. https://www.experian.com/blogs/ask-experian/how-does-the-deposit-in-a-secured-card-work/?ty=ccall&pc=crm_exp_0&cc=emm_p_m_act_99980120180306_mktfttPaidSecure_20180306_x_101

201802.06
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Florida Bill of Rights: Freezing your Credit Report, Pros and Cons.

Information Regarding State Laws Florida Residents FLORIDA BILL OF RIGHTS As of July 1, 2006 you have a right to place a “security freeze” on your consumer report, which will prohibit a consumer reporting agency from releasing any information in your consumer report without your express authorization. A security freeze must be requested in writing…

201802.05
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Beware of “imposter” Websites claiming to provide you with 3 Free Credit Reports

From The FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION A Warning About “Imposter” Websites Only one website is authorized to fill orders for the free annual credit report you are entitled to under law — annualcreditreport.com. Other websites that claim to offer “free credit reports,” “free credit scores,” or “free credit monitoring” are not part of the legally mandated…