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Topic focus: bankruptcy reform in student loan context

In our immediately preceding blog post, we noted the "nasty surprise" that can confront many debtors who fall behind on their student loan repayment obligations, namely this: seizure of their tax refund by federal authorities and its application toward their loan balance (please see our March 13 entry).

Divorce and bankruptcy: often an interweaving of concerns

Although there are of course many catalysts that can fuel marriage-related problems and ultimately lead to divorce, myriad studies supported by a veritable avalanche of anecdotal data indicate that money problems are at the heart of many divorce filings.

For some divorcing parties, bankruptcy can be a viable option

Here’s a scenario relating to the divorce process that is far from being atypical in Arkansas or anywhere else in the country. Some readers might find it closely reminiscent of circumstances they are currently facing and thus highly relevant to their personal situation.

What is the difference between forms of personal bankruptcy?

Debt is a major problem for many Arkansas families, as it is for people across the United States. Some people may be reluctant to consider declaring bankruptcy. But the federal government provides this legal avenue in order to give people a chance to regain control of their finances.

Attorney General sues lenders for violating payday lending

Although this story comes from Georgia, not Arkansas, it is still an important reminder of how payday lending can quickly turn into debt and serious trouble. And, since Arkansas made all payday lending illegal nearly five years ago, a lawsuit by the state attorney general may be an effective way of combating the risky financial activity here, too.

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