PART 4: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
Websites for Money Management
If you have access to the Internet, you can find interesting and helpful resources at many locations. Here are just a few:
American Bankruptcy Institute
ABI World offers daily bankruptcy news and information and a gateway to ABI On- Line, a private bankruptcy research library.
Bankruptcy Law News
News, statutes, case law, legal memorandums from Law Journal Extra!
Better Homes and Gardens - Money and Budget Tips
Bankrate.com financial calculators
Brand and Price Comparison
National Foundation for Credit Counseling
Non-profit organization providing education and counseling services on budgeting and credit fact-to-face, by telephone, and by mail. For information on the free Consumer Credit Counseling Service in your area call 1-800-777-PLAN.
Legal information for consumers.
Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service
Public-funded, non-formal educational system. Address issues such as basic life skills leading to job retention, saving for retirement, and personal finance education.
Credit Card Comparison
Comparison of costs and features of credit cards.
Information on bankruptcy, credit card rates, credit reports, and rebuilding credit.
http://www.ftc.gov/ and http://www.federalreserve.gov/
Credit Report Information
http://www.experian.com/ and http://www.transunion.com/
Debt and Credit
Nolo Press articles on using credit, strategies for repaying debts, student loans, debt
collection, bankruptcy, and credit repair.
Debt reduction planner.
On-line calculators to help with any personal financial question, including
developing a spending plan, savings plan, and information on home purchasing,
auto financing, and credit cards.
Internet Law Library Bankruptcy and Debt Collection Law
Collection of legislation, articles, and other resources from the U.S. Library of Congress.
NCBA — Filing for Bankruptcy
A brief outline of the processes involved in filing for bankruptcy from the North
Carolina Bar Association. Also discusses Chapters 7, 12, and 13.
A financial calculator for figuring savings.
U.S. Bankruptcy Law (Cornell)
A bankruptcy law primer.
Provides answers to frequently asked questions about bankruptcy.
http://www.uscourts.gov/library/bankbasic.pdf - a publication titled, “Bankruptcy Basics.”
http://www.uscourts.gov/links.html is a link to Internet sites of courts around the U.S.
SPANISH LANGUAGE INTERNET SITES
Que Es La Quiebra
Provides an explanation of both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
Sala de Debate
A place to chat or ask questions to experts about financial situations.
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