Minnesota Foreclosures Drop in 2011 but the News Isn’t All Good

The results of a new study by a consortium of Minnesota housing agencies found that foreclosures in the state dropped by about 17% in 2011. The study found approximately 21,300 Minnesota foreclosures in 2011. That is about 25,000 fewer than the number of Minnesota foreclosures filed in 2010. While 21,300 foreclosures is the lowest number [...]

By | 2017-10-10T23:39:23+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Chapter 7 Bankruptcy News, News|0 Comments

How Big a Problem is Student Loan Debt in the United States?

Last month the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys warned that student loans could become the next major debt problem in the United States and have ramifications that are felt as deeply as the home mortgage crisis we’ve experienced over the past few years. The Association surveyed more than 850 bankruptcy lawyers from around the [...]

By | 2017-10-10T23:37:45+00:00 March 25th, 2012|Chapter 7 Bankruptcy News, News|0 Comments