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What Happens to Mortgages in Bankruptcy

A major concern for most homeowners who are contemplating bankruptcy is how bankruptcy will affect their mortgage.  The good news is that your mortga...

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How Long will Bankruptcy Affect Credit Reports and Scores?

If you've filed for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the bankruptcy will stay on your credit report for up to ten years. How the bankruptcy will i...

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How Do Credit Inquiries Impact Your Credit Score After Bankruptcy?

A credit inquiry is a notation on your credit report that someone requested or viewed your report. Too many credit inquiries on your credit report wil...

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Rapid Credit Rescoring After Bankruptcy

Your credit score plays a major role in deciding your financial future. Any time you apply for a loan, whether it’s a personal loan, a car loan, or ...

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How To Get A Credit Card After Bankruptcy

After you’ve gone through a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, it will be harder for you to get a credit card, at least right away. But there are a...

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Getting a Mortgage After Bankruptcy

Getting a mortgage after bankruptcy can be challenging. But if you work hard to get control of your finances and improve your credit history, and be s...

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How Does Bankruptcy Affect Child Support Debt?

If you plan to file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, it's important to understand that you cannot get rid of child support obligations or child...

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Getting a Secured Credit Card After Bankruptcy

If you've filed for bankruptcy, getting a new credit card will be difficult. One way to solve the credit card dilemma is to get a secured credit card....

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Life After Bankruptcy: Checklist for a Fresh Start

One purpose of bankruptcy is to provide debtors with a fresh start. If you’ve just gotten a Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharge, make the most of your fr...

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4 Common Credit Card Scams After Bankruptcy

Once your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is over, it's time to get your finances in order and begin rebuilding your credit. A big part of financia...

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