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My Credit Score is Stagnant After My Bankruptcy. – Lynn

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“Dear Steve, I discharged my debt in 2010, opened a few charge cards to build my credit. Have been doing all the right things. On time payments, debt on cards never over 30%, paid my car off and my Fico score stays the same. 686 for a year now. Before bankruptcy my score was 750-790. What is going on? I ... Read More »

How Do I Establish Credit After a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy? – Patti

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“Dear Steve, Filed chapter 7 & was discharged. This was all due to credit cards (alot from medical bills). My attorney said I might as well give the house to the bank also. He said it would not hurt the credit card debt that much at that point. I had met someone anyway & was planning to move. I helped ... Read More »

Life After Bankruptcy: How to Quickly Have Great Credit and Dumb Mistakes to Avoid

With a little education and guidance your life after bankruptcy will be awesome.

So you filed bankruptcy. Congratulations on taking steps necessary to deal with your old debt and get the legal protection and fresh start you are entitled to under the law. Your journey isn’t over though. The best days are now ahead of you but you will need to take action to rebuild a better financial future. Below you will find ... Read More »

We Filed Bankruptcy And Saved Our Home and Car. How Do We Rebuild Our Credit? – Annie

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“Dear Steve, We wrote in earlier about debt settlement. We were saved from paying money to a scam operation, thank you. We did end up filing bankruptcy. My question is about our home payment and whether it is getting reported to credit agencies. Thank you for your help on this forum! I declared bankruptcy but chose to keep the house ... Read More »

How do I keep track of our credit along the process of bankruptcy. – Rosi

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In the past I was a total slave to our credit scores, checking daily and subscribing to different ‘watcher’ programs. 2 years of unemployment and filing for bankruptcy has cured that, but I am wondering what if anything you would suggest for keeping track of our credit during and after the bankruptcy process. If there is one thing I am ... Read More »

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