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Will my family have to pay my debts after I die?

You have worked hard all your life to be able to pay your bills, but like most Americans, you have some debt. You might even have significant debt that you are certain you will not pay off before you die. What happens to your debt after your death, though? Is Floridians' debt wiped clean after they pass away?

3 steps to take after your car is repossessed

If you are already struggling to manage your finances and someone comes along and repossess your car, this can compound the problem even further by making it difficult or impossible for you to get to work or earn a living. It can also impact your credit score, making it even more difficult to dig yourself out of the hole. The steps you take after the repossession, however, can have a considerable effect on your ability to get your vehicle back and return to work.

Why feeling ashamed of your debt could lead to more debt

Many people struggling with a mountain of debt commonly feel emotions such as shame, guilt, unhappiness and sadness. After all, they may be afraid of losing their house, creditors could be hassling them and/or they are having a hard time recognizing how everything happened. It is easy to attribute debt, especially credit card debt, to moral failings.

3 signs you have more debt than you can handle

If you have built up too much debt, you might feel suffocated. It can increase your stress, reduce your credit score and put a strain on your finances. But while you might be aware that you have a significant amount of debt, you might not know if you have too much. 

Can you stop a wage garnishment?

The threat of a wage garnishment can be devastating to your finances. Many debtors are not aware that they have rights when it comes to wage garnishment and do not know what to do to prevent their income from seizure. Under federal law, a creditor cannot take more than 25 percent of your disposable income, but under Florida law, there are even more protections for you

How a low credit score impacts mortgage eligibility

If you are on the market for your first home, you are probably getting a crash course in personal finance and how your financial status ultimately impacts your ability to secure a loan. Among the many factors a potential mortgage broker will look at when determining whether to extend you a loan is your credit score, which gives them an idea of how likely you are to pay back money owed.

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