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Court ruling shields Social Security payments in bankruptcy

Some common causes of heavy debt that leads to bankruptcy are medical bills, disability and underwater mortgages. These road bumps in life are beyond people's control. Other times, financial mistakes lead to the need for debt relief. In any case, people with crushing debt in Tennessee should be aware of their debt relief options.

Credit card debt outpaces savings for one fourth of cardholders

Credit card debt often occurs from unexpected financial difficulties, such as medical bills or unemployment, and can result in people receiving harassing phone calls from debt collectors. Filing for bankruptcy can be an effective method of stopping these phone calls. The following story on national credit card debt will interest readers in Cleveland.

Americans owe more than $1 trillion in credit card debt

Many people living in the Cleveland area are struggling with credit card debt. Often, people use credit cards to make it through a tough financial stretch only to find themselves unable to pay the debt later on. For many Tennessee residents, credit card debt is a cycle. They simply spend more than they make and get trapped servicing debt they can't afford. It's important for these people to understand the law and how it may be able to help them resolve their situation.