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An error on your credit report can mean higher interest rates, denial of credit, and worse. Here's what you can do to protect yourself.
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Many don’t realize that interest rates on your existing credit card account may also jump when the Federal Reserve raises rates.
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With the price of gas, groceries, and other essentials high, people in Los Angeles and around the country are making changes.
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In a community property state like California, the law doesn’t always recognize divisions of assets. Here's what you should understand.
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Surrendering property in bankruptcy can be a choice, and a powerful tool for getting out from under high-cost debt and starting fresh. 
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If you’re trying to make ends meet on the same income you had before inflation struck, we don’t have to tell you how hard inflation can hit.
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For some California homeowners, the current rise in house values has a downside – the reactivation of zombie second mortgage debt. 
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Personal loans may be secured or unsecured, and the two types of loans are treated differently in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case. 
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If you’re among the tens of millions of Americans with medical debt on their credit reports, there’s good news on the horizon.
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Downsides of refinancing may be of particular concern to someone who is considering it because they can’t keep up with mortgage payments. 
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Business owners considering personal bankruptcy often have special concerns about how the filing may impact their business operations.
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