Synopses & Reviews
'You\'re no idiot, of course. You know the \"grace period\" for your bills better than you know how to say grace. And if there were an Olympic competition for \"credit surfing\"--transferring your credit debt from one card to another--you\'d bring home the gold metal. But when it comes to paying off that debt, you\'re afraid it will take a gold-medal winner\'s endorsements. Don\'t head for bankruptcy court just yet! The Complete Idiot\'s Guide to Beating Debt shows you not only how to eliminate the debt you have, but how to create a workable plan of \"financial health\". In this Complete Idiot\'s Guide, you get:'
- The new bankruptcy laws- Cleaning up credit reports- Handling college loans- How to deal with predatory lending practices
This volume details the new bankruptcy laws, cleaning up credit reports, handling college loans, and how to deal with predatory lending practices.
In this easy-to-use book, readers will learn that not all debt is bad debt and figure out which debt to keep, which debt to get rid of, and how to get rid of it easily. New chapters for the 2nd edition feature current information on:
The new bankruptcy laws
Cleaning up credit reports
Handling college loans
How to deal with predatory lending practices
Includes bibliographical references (p. -346) and index.
The authors detail the new bankruptcy laws, how to clean up credit reports and handle college loans, and also how to deal with predatory lending practices.
About the Author
Steven Strauss is a nationally recognized lawyer specializing in bankruptcy and IRS negotiations. He is the author of more than 25 financial books.