As a disclaimer, this is actually a re-post of an article I wrote some years ago and had on a different blog. The focus of that blog isn’t financial, but I had that blog way before I purchased this one. Because the topic fits better here, I’ve moved it here and updated it a little […]

Years ago a study came out saying 61% of those who apply for bankruptcy have an outstanding medical bill including in their filing. Even with health insurance, sometimes people have medical procedures that either aren’t covered by insurance or have balances after insurance that they’re responsible for. live surgery via Compfight If the balances are […]

Last week there was a story on CNN’s website talking about people in Florida, who thought that they had settled with lenders regarding homes that were foreclosed upon, suddenly getting contacted by, and in some cases sued, by collection agencies. It seems that, by law, if agencies buy debt from lenders that they can go […]