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How can D.C. residents manage their credit card debts better?

For most Americans, D.C. residents included, credit cards offer considerable financial flexibility when consumers do not have enough cash on hand to make purchases or when they plan to pay off larger purchases in the near future. There is, however, a tendency for people to use the cards too frequently and to end up nearing the credit limit and paying exorbitant amounts of interest. This can create a hole that is tough to get out of and that damages a person's credit rating. Fortunately, there are at least two highly effective ways to eliminate credit card debts with a little planning and thought.

What benefits does Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection offer?

Bankruptcy often gets a bad rap, not just here in the metro D.C. area and Maryland, but also throughout the rest of the country. Despite public misconceptions, bankruptcy remains an effective and legal way to pay off debts and find a fresh financial start. Chapter 7 bankruptcy, in particular, is an excellent way to achieve debt relief.

Giving DC homeowners a chance on mortgage issues

Home, as they say, is where the heart is. So imagine how agonizing it is for Washington homeowners who are on the threshold of a foreclosure. Whether the mortgage issues were due to the economic crisis, mortgage fraud, job loss or any other reason, homeowners should have a fighting chance to keep their homes. Our law firm has helped a considerable number of people win back their homes, as well as turn their financial woes around.

Choosing between debt settlement and credit counseling

District of Columbia residents who are struggling with debt may wish to seek the help of a third party. Two options for those who need help are to work with a credit counselor or with a debt settlement company. A credit counseling company is generally a nonprofit organization that may have deals with certain creditors to help lower a debtor's payment. However, a credit counseling service generally will not work to lower the balance.

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