What is bankruptcy counseling and do I need it?

Even if you have a pretty good handle on what bankruptcy is all about, and you’re confident it’s the best path for you to take, you’ll still need to take two bankruptcy counseling courses. Every state requires you to take these courses to successfully go through personal bankruptcy. In fact,...

How to avoid credit repair scams

Your credit score dictates a lot about your financial situation, so it’s understandable that you want to protect your score and keep it as high as possible. If past financial mistakes are dragging down your credit score, there are legitimate ways to try to correct them. Here's how to avoid credit...