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Four Mistakes to Avoid When Managing Your Finances after Bankruptcy

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Avoid These Common Financial Mistakes After Filing for Bankruptcy Managing your finances after bankruptcy can be a challenge, especially if you struggled before you filed. Credit and financial counseling are part of the bankruptcy process, but with everything else going on it can be difficult to remember and apply everything you learn. For many people, […]

Can Bankruptcy Help Your Credit Score? Maybe!

The average person assumes filing for bankruptcy will damage his or her credit score, and while there is some truth to this, but what many fail to consider is those considering bankruptcy likely don’t have a great outlook to begin with. It’s possible to fix this and filing for bankruptcy might actually be your fastest […]

What is Debtor’s Education?

One of the most important aspects of bankruptcy is the way in which it allows you to get back on track and create a brighter financial future. Bankruptcy is not a “get out of debt free” card – it’s an opportunity to start fresh and make better choices going forward. Part of this includes being […]

One of the most difficult aspects of adjusting to life after bankruptcy is living with a budget. Many people create weekly and monthly budgets to keep them on track financially, and they are accustomed to this being part of their life. Unfortunately, as someone dealing with a changed financial outlook, you’re going to need a […]

Saving money can be one of the best things you do to avoid further problems as you recover from bankruptcy. There is no denying things must chance after you file, but it is still possible to move in the right direction with your finances despite previous missteps. These five savings tips will help you get […]

Five Things to Avoid If You are Rebuilding Credit After Bankruptcy

Congratulations! You have made your way through bankruptcy and are ready to begin your new financial life. Or… you are contemplating bankruptcy and you want to know what steps to take in the future to avoid the financial struggles you face now. Now matter where you are in your bankruptcy journey, there are a few […]

Life after Bankruptcy: Repairing Bad Credit

Bankruptcy is often touted as a fresh start following a tough financial phase. It is true – life does go on after bankruptcy and if you truly want to make the most of the experience and enjoy a fresh financial start, there are a few things you should know. There is no sense filing for […]

How Will Bankruptcy Affect Your Credit Score?

Chances are if you have told anyone you are considering bankruptcy, you have received a variety of reactions. Many people understand how helpful bankruptcy can be, but others assume the worst and believe bankruptcy is never the right option. In most cases, these are people who have never faced financial hardship and needed assistance getting […]

Life after Bankruptcy: Surviving without Credit Cards

Bankruptcy can be a great tool to use to help you get back on your feet financially. However, in the months and years after bankruptcy, you will need to find new ways of dealing with certain financial situations, especially those that typically require the use of a credit card. Travel is often one of the […]

How to Build Credit after Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is an effective tool for helping you regain financial footing after a difficult financial struggle. It is a process that allows you to organize your debt and in some cases, alleviate certain types of debt completely. Bankruptcy is temporary and once your bankruptcy is discharged, you will need to take action to re-establish your […]

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