Hartford Bankruptcy Law Blog

  • Improving your credit score after filing bankruptcy in Connecticut

    Date: Thursday, March 1st, 2018

    There are several strategies those who file bankruptcy should use to rebuild their credit after the discharge process. After filing bankruptcy in Connecticut, this action remains on the credit report of filers, and it can stay there for up to a decade. Although the impact of filing bankruptcy will lessen over time, filers may be anxious to […]

  • Take care now to preclude bankruptcy later

    Date: Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

    Many people in Hartford, Connecticut, are prospering, able to buy the mansions, land and other material pleasantries that they want. Others, however, find that their money train must have taken a wrong turn and find themselves potentially needing to file for personal bankruptcy. Nationwide, hundreds of thousands of people do. Others who haven’t hit that point […]

  • 4 Common Myths About Filing Bankruptcy in Connecticut

    Date: Saturday, February 17th, 2018

    Many myths surround consumer bankruptcy and those considering filing should be aware of what they are. Many people in Connecticut find themselves struggling with extensive amounts of debt due to job loss, divorce, medical problems or a variety of other situations. Although many people can benefit from the consumer bankruptcy process, many avoid taking the steps […]

  • What are secured debts and unsecured debts?

    Date: Monday, February 5th, 2018

    Residents of Hartford, Connecticut, spend their money on a lot of different things. Those include basics, like buying their beautiful dream home on a large property, utilities, clothes and food. They may also include extras, like that attractive new sports car that just looked too good in the showroom window to walk buy without purchasing. […]

  • What should businesses know about bankruptcy?

    Date: Thursday, January 25th, 2018

    There are many thriving businesses in Hartford, Connecticut. However, some businesses go awry, and things may get to the point of the business owners considering business or commercial bankruptcy. When that happens, the business owners should ask some key questions and discuss the answers with other stakeholders in order to determine if bankruptcy is the right […]

  • Medical bills can be addressed

    Date: Thursday, January 11th, 2018

    Many Hartford, Connecticut, residents do an excellent job of managing their finances. However, sometimes debt can accumulate for even the most careful financial managers, necessitating an understanding of good approaches to debt relief. That applies to unpaid medical bills, which can be particularly nerve-wracking for a lot of people since they tie to their health. After […]

  • Be wise with financial planning for 2018

    Date: Thursday, December 28th, 2017

    There are many prosperous residents of Hartford, Connecticut, but there are others facing financial challenges in 2018. The latter set would do well to make a set of financial resolutions to improve their debt management and related financial planning for the new year. One of those can be looking at how vulnerable you are to […]

  • Banruptcy should be looked at by those with debt

    Date: Thursday, December 14th, 2017

    Many residents of Hartford, Connecticut, are prospering, with plenty of money coming in and the ability to spend on anything they want. For others, however, there is a mismatch between income and expenditures, with the latter outpacing the former to the point of accumulating a lot of debt. That can happen for many reasons, such […]

  • Consumers should learn about debt management

    Date: Friday, December 1st, 2017

    The Hartford, Connecticut, area has consumers at the full range of income levels, from super-rich, to middle-class, to working poor. All of those consumers may run into credit problems from time to time, whether due to excessive spending or insufficient earning. When that happens, it is important for the consumers to know how long they […]

  • How do you start to get your debt under control?

    Date: Friday, November 17th, 2017

    Most people have two major financial goals: get out of debt and have a savings. For many, debt is the bigger priority because they can’t even begin to start a savings account until they have some debt paid down. Three good ways to view your individual debts There are several different ways of looking at […]