Whether you are barely holding on or the debt collectors have already come knocking, the best strategy is to take stock of the situation and come up with a plan as soon as possible. Everyone has the same basic options when it comes to dealing with your debt.
If you’ve declared bankruptcy in the past, know that you’re not alone. Further, know that your situation is nothing to be ashamed of. No one wants to declare bankruptcy; sometimes, it may be the only solution to a difficult situation.