Category Archives: Bankruptcy

Will Foreclosures Boom in 2021?

By Maurie Backman, The Mottley Fool Given the number of Americans who have struggled financially during the coronavirus pandemic, you’d think foreclosure numbers would be booming. But actually, according to new research on household debt by The Ascent, foreclosure rates are down this year. While there were around 50,000 foreclosures

Democrats Warren and Nadler Float Consumer Bankruptcy Overhaul

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren Campaigns in New Hampshire – Exeter, NH – March 15, 2019 (Shutterstock) By Alexander Gladstone, WSJ Congressional Democrats on Wednesday introduced legislation overhauling the U.S. bankruptcy system to make it friendlier to consumers while opening the door to student-loan cancellation, among other proposals.