While an individual or a business facing insurmountable financial challenges has the option of filing for bankruptcy, the type of bankruptcy petition can vary based on the circumstances. A Chapter 7 bankruptcy, as Tyler, Texas, residents probably know, requires debtors to meet certain criteria relating to their income level. Such a debtor can either be an individual or a business, although in some cases the debt may have originated from personal, as well as business activities.
Most Texans want to have enough money saved in their retirement accounts before they retire. But financial insecurity can lead to an inability to budget and save for a time when a person may not be able to earn. Unfortunately, it seems that many more people nowadays may not be able to save for their retirement due to various financial challenges.
Sudden loss of assets to bankruptcy can be quite painful. However, declaring bankruptcy may be necessary due to various factors, such as sudden illness and medical bills associated with illness or sudden termination of employment, an ugly divorce or uncontrollable credit card debt. Foreclosure and bankruptcy are the two financial disasters that most every Texan wants to avoid during the course of the person's life.