June 8, 2012

Is Discharging a Student Loan Possible in Bankruptcy?

What does it take to write-off a student loan in bankruptcy? An "undue hardship." And that is a very tough standard to meet.
August 13, 2012

What is “Median Family Income,” and If You’re Making More Than That Can You Still File a Chapter 7 Case?

If your family income is more than the "median family income," you may still be able to file under Chapter 7.
August 20, 2012

As the Middle Class Gets Smaller, More of Us Live in Income-Segregated Neighborhoods

Over the last 30 years in America, more of the rich are living among the rich, and more of the poor are living among the poor.
August 29, 2012

Residential Income Segregation Varies Widely Across the U.S.

Increasingly, the rich live among the rich, and the poor among the poor. Especially in the big cities of Texas. Less so in Miami, Cincinnati, Boston, Sacramento, and Portland.
September 6, 2012

Writing Off Income Taxes with a “Straight Bankruptcy”

You don’t always need to file a Chapter 13 case—with its 3-to-5-year payment plan–to deal with income tax debts. Thinking that you do is a myth, […]
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