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WHAT IS THE BANKRUPTCY “MEANS TEST”?

Your eligibility for bankruptcy protection is determined in part by your household income. The Bankruptcy Code requires that you calculate your median income by looking at your gross income earned by you, your spouse and any other working member of your household during the 6 months proceeding the current month. 187 more words

"The Lifetime Framework": The Devastating, Lifelong Consequences Of Student Debt

America has gone through a rapid social experiment over the last 20 years. We have created a system, in large part through public disinvestment, where our young people take on large amounts of student debt in order to achieve a college degree. 993 more words

Conservatives

Affordability Issues Are Real, Major Hurdle

Fifty-two percent of Americans say they’ve had to make at least one major sacrifice in order to cover their rent or mortgage over the last there years, according to the newly released “How Housing Matters Survey,” commissioned by the nonprofit John D. 189 more words

Real Estate

WHAT IS THE BANKRUPTCY “MEANS TEST”?

Your eligibility for bankruptcy protection is determined in part by your household income. The Bankruptcy Code requires that you calculate your median income by looking at your gross income earned by you, your spouse and any other working member of your household during the 6 months proceeding the current month. 191 more words

Time to ditch the polite talk about “income inequality.” We know who’s getting rich.

In the debate over income inequality, there is contention over every claim—from whether the pay gap is truly growing to whether the rich-getting-richer is simply the hallmark of a dynamic economy. 975 more words

Finance