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Debt settlement is an alternative to bankruptcy in which a debt settlement lawyer with Symmes Law Group, PLLC will negotiate with your creditors and settle your unsecured debts for between 20%-60% less than what you owe.

What is the New Small Business Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?

On Friday August 23, 2019, President Trump signed the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 into law, which includes a new small business chapter 11 bankruptcy.  This law will go into effect in February of 2020 and could benefit many

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How Should Consumers Prepare for the Next Recession?

If you want to prepare for the next recession, you will need to take steps now to ensure that you are ready to protect what you already have and build a nest egg for the future. As of the time

What is Financial Self Defense?

Financial self defense is a term used to describe your overall financial well being and planning for the future and unknown.  I had the chance to discuss this topic on 1150 AM KKNW radio with Dr. James Gore the host

10 Things that Prevent Consumers from Getting Out of Debt

Most consumers who are buried in debt are likely looking for options in getting out of debt. There are options to get out of debt, such as debt settlement, chapter 7 bankruptcy and chapter 13 bankruptcy, but a consumer needs

Can I Qualify for a Home Loan with a Low Credit Score?

The short answer is yes you can qualify for a home loan with a low credit score, but the higher the credit score the lower your interest rate on the loan will be, which will determine which programs you qualify

Should I Use National Debt Relief to Settle My Debts?

In my debt relief practice I am coming across more and more consumers who have used National Debt Relief to help them manage their debts and negotiate settlements on their behalf, only to regret the decision to sign up with

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Who is National Collegiate Student Loan Trust?

It’s not surprising that you have never heard of National Collegiate Student Loan Trust, in fact you are probably reading this article because you have no idea who they are or why they have filed a lawsuit against you.  National

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How to Manage Old Debt After Recent Supreme Court Ruling

It’s easier for old debt to haunt American consumers seeking refuge in bankruptcy, thanks to a recent ruling by the Supreme Court in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson (2017). I have blogged before about Midland Funding and their reputation for

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Do You Feel Threatened By Debt Collectors?

If you feel threatened by debt collectors you would not be alone.  A recent survey by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) found that 1 in 4 consumers feel threatened by debt collectors.  This is not surprising to me at all

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What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond?

Now that the 2016 election season has concluded and we have for better or worse a new President Elect in Donald Trump I wanted to look at how his policies may change how consumers and borrowers may act when dealing

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