Category: Bankruptcy

Congress rejects measure to help struggling families amid shower of special interest money

Good people caught in this economic downturn are losing their homes because of campaign contributions

Legislation to give Judges Power to Modify Mortgages Likely to Fail

Controversial legislation that would give judges new power to rewrite home mortgages is on life support

What Makes Up Your FICO Score?

These percentages are based on the importance of the five categories of the general population. For particular groups of people, the relative importance of these categories may be different (for example, someone who has not been using credit for that long).

Filing for Bankruptcy

Before you can file for bankruptcy, you must receive credit counseling by an agency approved by the United States trustee’s office.

How to Negotiate a Loan Modification

Getting a loan modification can help you lower your mortgage rate and secure you a better rate.

How to save your home with Obama's Foreclosure Plan 2009

Obama is offering economic relief to millions of home owners with his Foreclosure Plan as part of his economic stimulus package. The plan works on several levels.