Friday, April 21, 2017
How Filing Bankruptcy Helps With Future Plans
No one goes to work with the idea that the money they make will be wasted, and cause loans to go into default. The majority of people who fall behind on their financial obligations do so as a result of a life changing event. Some examples include unexpected medical bills, divorce, or a death in the family. All of these things are tragic, and can also be costly. Even those of us that lay out the best of plans can struggle when an emergency comes up, and have the need to restructure our finances. One way to get out from under burdensome debt is to file for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy will either completely eliminate some of your debts, or at least reduce them to a much smaller balance due.
When you owe less, you can focus on immediate needs and also start to plan for the future.
A few ways filing for bankruptcy can help you to plan for the future include:
• You will be required to take a debtor education class before you file, and also before you are granted a discharge. This course will give you helpful tips on budgeting and how to avoid overspending. If you put these tips to work in your post bankruptcy life, you can get ahead financially.
• You can start saving money the instant you file a case, rather than make payments that get you nowhere with high interest rate credit cards. The money you save can be earmarked for a home repair, or used to establish an emergency fund. You never know when an emergency is going to arise, and if you have a fund set up to cover the cost you can avoid going into debt.
• Once you go through bankruptcy, you probably will not want to go through it again. This personal goal can be accomplished by using the things you learned during your case and applying them down the road.
Bankruptcy is a good option for a countless number of consumer debtors who cannot pay all of their bills. If you are experiencing financial difficulty, we urge you to consider filing bankruptcy. The process can be complicated, but we will walk you through it at every step so you are comfortable with your choice.
If you have more questions about bankruptcy, contact us at www.law-ri.com. We will help by coming up with solutions that work for you and have multiple locations to meet your needs for office visits.