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Money stress can cause physical and emotional problems

It is not a surprise that money problems are stressful. Most people understand that stress can cause health problems. However, some Eugene residents may not understand the scope of the damage that can be caused by the extreme stress that comes from unemployment, insurmountable debt, home or car repossession or any number of serious financial challenges.

Filing for bankruptcy can protect your vehicle

One worry that you may have about falling behind on your vehicle payments is that you may soon be at risk for repossession. The longer you wait between going into debt and filing for bankruptcy, the more time creditors will have to repossess your vehicle.

Oregon residents facing foreclosure may decide to hold onto property

While the worst of the Great Recession has passed over most of the U.S., many communities and even entire states continue to be affected by high unemployment rates, home and vehicle repossession and other difficulties. California, Florida and Nevada, for instance, are particularly suffering from high foreclosure rates. The good news is that Oregon is doing much better in comparison, although many Oregon residents may still need additional help with ongoing financial problems by filing for bankruptcy or speaking with credit counselors.

Debtors beware of false lawsuits filed by creditors

Oregon consumers and their counterparts around the country can often feel taken advantage of or threatened by debt collectors. When debt mounts to the point that repossession of a vehicle, wage garnishment or other actions are feared, situations can appear grim. It can be difficult to know how to stop creditor harassment and how to determine the best course of action.

Some states see drop in foreclosure filings

Economic challenges have plagued many Oregon residents, especially since the recession began. Even with some signs that the economy is rebounding, many people continue to struggle and face ongoing threats of repossession, wage garnishment, bankruptcy or more. Asset forfeiture can affect a person’s ability to keep a car, a home or any other type of personal property that has some real value.

Laws protecting consumers vary by state

Consumers struggling through the continued challenging economy know the fear of losing valuable possessions as well as the stress of being unable to pay their bills. Depending upon the situation, a creditor can garnish your wages or take your car, home or other belongings. The need to stop repossession, garnishment and more is shared among many Oregon residents.

Ways to prevent repossession of a vehicle in Oregon

When people start to have financial difficulties, their problems often start to snowball out of control. A few missed card payments, for instance, can lead to the repossession of the vehicle which then makes it more difficult to get to and from work. This can lead to the loss of employment and even more financial challenges. Fortunately, there are ways to stop vehicle repossession in Oregon and overcome such problems.

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