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Our Top 7 Most Popular Bankruptcy Blog Posts of 2016

Posted on 12/28/16 7:35 AM

best of 2016.jpgWell, that's a wrap. 2016 is coming to a close, and 2017 is just around the corner.

While we are all excited about the prospect of a fresh start, and while setting new goals for the new year is a great thing to do, it is important that we don't forget about all of the amazing—and perhaps, not so amazing—things that we learned and did this year. 

To help recap the year 2016, and maybe even refresh your memory of some of the lessons you may have learned, we will use this article to give you a list of our top 7 blog posts of the year. 

 

donald_trump-1-1.jpg#1 - Just the Facts: The History of Trump's Four Chapter 11 Bankruptcies

An informative article that is filled with food for thought, this piece offers the facts behind Donald Trump's four bankruptcies. It also touches on the true purpose of bankruptcy and how it might be used to save a business that has potential for success later down the line. 

#2 - The Ultimate Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filing Checklist

Filing for bankruptcy is an intimidating prospect. However, sometimes even the most intimidating tasks can seem much more doable when a person is equipped with a solid checklist. This is the ideal post for someone considering Chapter 7 bankruptcy as a solution to their financial problems. 

#3 - Q and A: Are There Tax Consequences After Filing for Bankruptcy?

One aspect of filing for bankruptcy that some people may not think of is how their decision will affect their taxes. This article discusses what one should expect as far as taxes go after filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Both have different consequences that should be taken into consideration.


bankruptcy_attorneys.jpg#4 - 4 Important Bankruptcy Attorney Traits

As mentioned before, filing for bankruptcy can feel very intimidating. That said, much of this feeling comes from the fear of the unknown. A good bankruptcy attorney can help calm those fears and assist in making sure your case goes as smoothly as possible.

This article points out some of the key features one should look for in a bankruptcy attorney in order to ensure they are well represented. 

#5 - Does Bankruptcy Relieve Me of All Outstanding Debts?

Unfortunately, many people do not fully understand what happens after filing for bankruptcy. Because one of the most common questions we receive is about the debts forgiven after the bankruptcy process, we wrote this article explaining which debts will be forgiven after filing for bankruptcy, and which ones will not.

It is perfect for helping people better understand why bankruptcy might work for them, or why it might be less than ideal. 

#6 - 7 Tips to Improve Your Credit Score After Bankruptcycredit_score_after_bankruptcy-1.jpg

There is no doubt about it, bankruptcy can really do a number on your credit score. For this reason, getting that score back up is an important part of the financial recovery process after filing for bankruptcy.

This article helps readers understand how to best go about the process of rebuilding their credit. 

#7 - Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcies: What You Need to Know

The perfect guide for those who are just beginning to look into the possibility of filing for bankruptcy, this guide offers a basic walkthrough of what to expect from a Chapter 7 and a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. It also offers helpful warnings, which are a huge help to someone without a good understanding of the process.

Of course, these are just a few of this year's outstanding blog posts. We encourage you to read these posts and then go take a look through our archives to read anything else that seems helpful and informative to you. After all, everybody has a different opinion of what makes for good reading. 

If you have any questions about the posts listed above or any of the articles in our blog, we would love to hear from you. Please contact us today!

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