Here is a good article on what NOT to do when thinking about filing a bankruptcy. So often, would-be innocent planning techniques become very problematic when a later bankruptcy is filed. Though this is a good list, it is not exhaustive. If you are thinking about filing bankruptcy, even if you are just in the beginning stages, please call us for a free consultation. We can help you plan your strategy and make sure none of it involves doing things that will come back to bite you later!

The site featuring this article, www.bankrate.com, also contains great calculators to show you how much you will actually pay, with interest, on mortgages, car loans and other types of debts. Use them often and find out what your real payments will be!