Posts Tagged ‘Liz Pulliam Weston’

Liz Weston Interview: Is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy better than a Debt Management Plan?

Blake Brewer was recently interviewed by Liz Weston, an outstanding consumer affairs advocate, author, commentator, and now blogger at www.nerdwallet.com  She was providing insight to consumers about the pros and cons of the “debt consolidation” plans you hear advertised on radio and television.  The plans promote themselves as alternatives to bankruptcy.  Indeed they are, but […]

The “Brutal Truth” About What Filing Bankruptcy Does to a Consumer’s Credit

One of the most frequent questions I have been asked in my 15 years (so far) of representing consumers as a bankruptcy attorney is some variation of the below: • Will I never be able to get credit again? • Will bankruptcy filing trash my credit permanently? • Won’t I be better off signing up […]