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How do you repair this damage and rebuild your credit after filing for bankruptcy? Many people believe that filing for bankruptcy destroys your credit forever. This is a myth. Bankruptcy affects your credit, but the initial impact doesn’t last forever. The damage bankruptcy causes is your “credit rock bottom” and from there you build upward. […]

credit card management

How can you learn better credit card management after bankruptcy? Using credit after bankruptcy is an intimidating experience for many people. If credit cards were the reason they got into financial trouble in the past, they might prefer to avoid credit in the future. But not using credit at all after bankruptcy does very little […]

How Do You Improve Your Credit Score?

how do you improve your credit score

How do you improve your credit score? Here’s what you need to know. Your credit score plays an important role in whether or not you’ll be approved for a loan. It also affects the terms of a loan. People with higher credit scores receive better terms, which means it costs less for them to borrow […]

Does Bankruptcy Credit Counseling Work?

bankruptcy credit counseling

Bankruptcy credit counseling helps you emerge from bankruptcy understanding credit management. People filing for bankruptcy must take two courses regarding credit and bankruptcy. The bankruptcy court requires these courses before granting the bankruptcy discharge. Your debt obligations stand until you provide proof to the court that you completed bankruptcy credit counseling and your other education […]

5 Things That Boost Your Credit Score

Boost Your Credit Score

Your credit score has a major impact on your financial life. You can be a great person with a bad credit score, but you can’t be a person who gets approved for credit cards or granted mortgage loans with bad credit. Luckily, there are things you can do to boost your credit score. If your […]

Errors on Your Credit Report

How do you deal with errors on your credit report after bankruptcy? In a perfect world, you could ignore your credit report and everything would be correct. As long as you paid your bills on time and did what you’re supposed to do, you’d never need to worry about problems with your credit or being […]

rebuilding your credit

One of the primary goals after filing for bankruptcy is rebuilding your credit. As tempting as it might be to swear off credit after bankruptcy, especially if it was a major factor in your financial challenges, you’re going to want to re-establish your credit history. The more efficiently you do so, the better your financial […]

rebuilding credit

As the say goes, “when it rains it pours.” If you’ve found yourself experiencing financial difficulties while also dealing with other major life changes, you aren’t alone. Divorce, job loss, relocation, and major medical issues often precede bankruptcy. These things often get people thinking about the advantage of a financial fresh start and a new […]

financial fresh start

Financial Fresh Start You’ve probably heard it before. “Bankruptcy gives you a financial fresh start.” It’s something stated on this blog all the time. But was does “fresh start” actually mean when it comes to your finances and filing for bankruptcy? In most cases, the fresh start promised when you file for bankruptcy refers to […]

help me with my finances

As advantageous as bankruptcy is when you are struggling financially, it’s still a stressful experience. Some people have a tough time reconciling that one of the best decisions you’ll ever make is also one of the most difficult and leads to weeks or months of complicated emotions. If you’re dealing with tough bankruptcy emotions and […]

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