Here's a great article from Vickie Elmer of the New York Times.
Wisconsin families can learn a lot from the following article, by Nicholas Pell of Credit Sesame.
Meeting with clients from Racine to Saukville to Waukesha, we find that very often people struggle to understand their credit reports.
The answer is yes. Bankruptcy will get rid of the debt but will not stop your mortgage company from taking your home back via the foreclosure process.
You are an adult. You are approaching your bankruptcy as an adult - making the hard decisions and living with the consequences. But you can admit it. Despite your ability to try and remove the emotion from this decision to file bankruptcy, there is a big worry in the back of your mind that the entire world is going to know you filed for bankruptcy. And if everyone knew, that would be really embarrassing.
More and more, people in Wisconsin are calling our office after getting involved with some kind of credit card or mortgage scam. If you are in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Kenosha, or Racine, call our office before sending money to a company that promises the world for a hefty up-front fee.
If you are one of thousands of Wisconsin home owners worried about the value of your home there is good news and bad news: Values will continue to drop this year but forecasters predict values to begin to rise in 2013. Here's an interesting article on the subject from Yahoo! Finance.
Here's an interesting article from Yahoo! Finance on a timely topic in Wisconsin.
It can be a daunting task to right the ship when faced with a foreclosure, however, there are options for those of you in this situation. Miller & Miller has helped thousands of Wisconsin families save their homes and get a financial fresh start. Click on this link to read a story from Yahoo! Finance on how three families fought to save their homes.
Bankruptcy and the National Football League collide again. This time it is Warren Sapp, who reportedly owes over 6.7 million dollars to his creditors. Read more about the details here.