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Handling credit card debt when unemployed

There is hardly a more pressing topic than financial uncertainty. Even when the picture is clear, it is easy to become lost in the sea of debt. Although Nashville has recently seen improvements in its unemployment rates, countless Tennesseans still struggle to make ends meet. 

Tips on Managing Credit Card Debt

If you’re mired in an excessive amount of credit card debt in Tennessee, you might feel like there’s no light at the end of the tunnel. However, there are steps you can take to manage your credit card debt and begin rebuilding your finances once again. The Balance offers the following tips to help you get a handle on your financial future once and for all.

Factors that may point toward Chapter 13 as your best option

If you were to take a survey to determine how many Tennessee residents have faced serious financial challenges in the past five years, you may be surprised at the high number that would likely result. Even the slightest unexpected life change can throw your finances out of whack. The key to overcoming such problems often lies in how much you know ahead of time about various debt relief options that may be available in a particular situation. 

Factors that may point toward Chapter 13 as your best option

If you were to take a survey to determine how many Tennessee residents have faced serious financial challenges in the past five years, you may be surprised at the high number that would admit to it. Even the slightest unexpected life change can throw your finances out of whack. The key to overcoming such problems often lies in how much you know ahead of time about various debt relief options that may be available in a particular

How much does bankruptcy hurt my credit score?

Perhaps one of the most common concerns among people in Tennessee who are considering filing for bankruptcy is how severe the impact will be to their credit scores. This is an understandable concern as credit scores are evaluated in so many things today including many pre-employment hiring background checks. However, as MarketWatch indicates, while you should be prepared for an initial drop in your credit score after filing bankruptcy, you can help it improve sooner than you may think.

What is the truth about bankruptcy?

There is a lot of information to be found about the damage bankruptcy can do to your future. There is also plenty of information about its benefits. It is likely that you have heard exaggerated stories on both sides of the issue. So which is true? Maybe both. As with all things in life, there are pros and cons to each situation, and you will need to weigh them all carefully before deciding what is best for you. Here are some things you should know about a Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Tennessee, which does not involve a repayment plan.

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