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Dementia diagnosis leads to bankruptcy for some families

Taking care of an older loved one in North Carolina comes with many challenges. Some conditions require full-time care and that can place a heavy financial burden on the patient’s family. However, for people who have been diagnosed with dementia, the monetary hardships faced by their families may be worse than for those diagnosed with other ailments, leading those people on a potential path to bankruptcy.

Using a personal loan to pay off an existing debt

People in North Carolina who have a lot of debt may have heard about person loans and wondered whether they are a good idea. While using a loan to consolidate one’s debt can be beneficial for some, it is not always a wise solution for everyone. It largely depends on a person’s discipline and spending habits.

Will I be able to rent an apartment after my bankruptcy?

If you are looking for a new place to live in North Carolina after a bankruptcy, you may be worried that landlords will reject you because of your financial history. While the odds may not be entirely in your favor, here are some steps that you may wish to take to increase your chances of landing the apartment you want.

Can my bankruptcy prevent me from getting hired?

If you have a North Carolina bankruptcy on your financial record, being employed is likely a very important issue to you. If you are searching for a new job, you may be concerned that you could be denied the position if the employer becomes aware of your bankruptcy. If you look to the courts for an answer on this important issue, you will likely find some conflicting information, according to The Huffington Post.

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