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The Foreclosure Process in Louisiana

Find out more about foreclosure here.

Consumer Finance Tools

Learn more about your rights when it comes to money matters like auto loans, credit cards, debt collection, standard and reverse mortgages, and using credit cards and prepaid cards.

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection

The FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection stops unfair, deceptive and fraudulent business practices by collecting reports from consumers and conducting investigations, suing companies and people that break the law, developing rules to maintain a fair marketplace, and educating consumers and businesses about their rights and responsibilities.

Filing for Bankruptcy Without An Attorney

Individuals can file bankruptcy without an attorney, which is called filing pro se. However, seeking the advice of a qualified attorney is strongly recommended because bankruptcy has long-term financial and legal outcomes. Filing personal bankruptcy under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 takes careful preparation and understanding of legal issues. Misunderstandings of the law or making mistakes in the process can affect your rights. Court employees and bankruptcy judges are prohibited by law from offering legal advice.

Financial Security for Older Adults

Use these resources to help older adults and their caregivers navigate some of the important decisions that can affect later-life financial security. Browse guides and information to help older adults make sound financial decisions, protecting savings and assets, and other financial challenges.

Glossary of English-Spanish Financial Terms

Online English-Spanish guide to words about money and finance.

Guide to Avoiding Foreclosure

Information and resources from HUD to help you avoid foreclosure and keep your home.

Housing Advice and Resources- Rent, Buy, Sell, Refinance, Mortgage Relief

Fannie Mae is a leading provider of mortgage financing in the U.S. Together with partners, Fannie Mae offers information and resources to make sure that homeowners, homebuyers, and renters across the country have access to affordable financing opportunities.

Immediate Steps to Repair Identity Theft

Here are some steps you can take right away if you are a victim of identity theft. There is information, sample letters to send out, and more.

Mortgage Closing Scams: How to protect yourself and your closing funds

Learn what you can do to protect yourself from scams during the homebuying process.

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