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Credit bureaus reduce medical debt reporting

A recent article indicated that there has been an 18% decrease in the amount of medical debts that are being reported on credit bureaus. This is due in part to new policies whereby medical debts under $500 are no longer being reported to the credit bureaus, nor are...

Credit card debt increases to record $931 billion

High inflation and rising interest rates have caused credit card balances in the US to increase to $931 billion as of year end 2022, according to the latest Credit Industry Insights report by TransUnion. Additionally, the number of new credit cards opened increased by...

Department Of Justice

New Median Income Figures Effective November 1, 2022

The Department of Justice recently adjusted the median income figures, which are effective in bankruptcy cases filed after November 1, 2022. The median income is an important figure, as debtors below that figure are almost always assured a chapter 7 discharge. For...