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Surviving Debt

Surviving Debt

A leading resource for nearly 30 years, and recently named "the best all around guide to navigating debt" by Business Insider, this updated 2024 edition of Surviving Debt provides precise, practical, and hard-hitting advice from the nation’s consumer law experts on how to deal with crushing debt affecting millions of Americans. 

Surviving Debt is also available for free electronically on the NCLC Digital Library. Read the digital edition here.

The 2024 edition includes dramatic new changes to student loan borrower rights and other updates.

Contains new detailed advice on:

  • Medical debt
  • Credit card debt
  • Student loans and student loan cancellation
  • Car repossessions
  • Evictions, rental debt & getting out of a lease
  • Mortgage modifications & avoiding foreclosure
  • Property tax collections
  • Utility shut-offs
  • Income tax collections
  • Stopping debt collection
  • Your credit report
  • Collection lawsuits
  • Reverse mortgages
  • Wage garnishment & bank account seizures
  • Debts involving an abusive partner
  • Reducing expenses & increasing income
  • Criminal justice debt
  • Whether and when to file bankruptcy
  • The bankruptcy process
    & more…



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