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[19 Aug 2017 | 2 Comments | 6,072 views]
Best Credit Cards After Filing Bankruptcy

It may sound like the stupidest financial move ever: getting credit cards after bankruptcy. But done right, it may be one of the smartest moves you can make for your credit. The main purpose for getting new credit cards after bankruptcy is to help boost your credit scores, which most likely took a hit when you filed.

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[11 Aug 2017 | One Comment | 1,931 views]
Filing Bankruptcy Requires a Credit Counseling Certificate

One of the pre-filing requirements involves obtaining a certificate of successful completion of credit counseling with a government approved counseling agency. The counseling can take place up to six months prior to filing. If time is of the essence in filing for bankruptcy protection and you have not completed the counseling sessions, this can cause delays and problems so don’t wait until the last minute.

Rebuilding Credit »

[9 Aug 2017 | 2 Comments | 5,486 views]
Fix Your Credit Report After a Divorce

When a couple is married, they often hold joint accounts, such as savings, credit cards and mortgages. This links their credit scores together. If you’ve just gone through a divorce, your credit may be in shambles. Sometimes, one partner will run up a huge credit card bill, deplete the equity in the home or otherwise try to wreak havoc with the credit score of the other party. It’s important to address this problem head on.

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[4 Aug 2017 | 2 Comments | 3,056 views]
How to Fight a Debt Lawsuit

What happens when you are sued by a debt collector? While it may feel like the end of the world, it’s a pretty routine occurrence in courts across the country. Most debt collection law firms file hundreds of lawsuits a day, assuming that 99% of defendants will not answer.

Credit Repair Letters »

[30 Jul 2017 | One Comment | 3,032 views]
Sample Credit Letter for Inaccurately Reported Items After Investigation Request

It’s very common for credit reports to contain errors. Anything from inaccurate late payments to accounts that aren’t yours or maybe even a falsely reported bankruptcy could mistakenly end up on your credit report. Because so many businesses use your credit report to make decisions about you. It’s important that your credit report is accurate.