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Restoring Your Credit After Bankruptcy


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Going through a bankruptcy filing can be a complicated process for anyone to go through. There are many things that need to be taken care of as soon as possible when going through the bankruptcy process. One of the first things that you need to take care of is speaking with a lawyer about the whole bankruptcy process.

After everything has been completed, you may be worried about your credit, which can be one of the hardest things to rebuild. The first thing that you need to remember is not to get stressed out about the situation. It will take time and lots of effort to rebuild your credit, but you can do it. You need to realize that rebuilding your credit after filing for bankruptcy will be a process that it will take time to work through. Even if you used to qualify for the premium credit cards, you won't anymore. To rebuild your credit, you may have to start out with a very small card with a small number. Keep the card for up to 2 years which will help to increase the overall look of your credit score.

The next thing you need to remember is that getting a new car is not going to be a good option after just filing for bankruptcy. The creditors are not going to be likely to want to loan you a car because of your recent filings so you might need to take it slow. Starting out with just one credit card will help and then eventually you may be able to get a better one or even look into getting a small loan that you can pay off quickly.

Once you have taken these small steps to start the rebuilding process, then you can start taking larger steps. One thing that you can look into doing that will drastically increase your credit would be to try and refinance your home. By refinancing your home and paying all the monthly payments on time, this will help you to show creditors that you are capable of maintaining good credit. This will also show that you are secure enough financially to handle new responsibilities. All of these options will help you to rebuild your credit after a devastating bankruptcy has already happened. These are just some of the many things that you can do to start rebuilding your credit after a Florida Bankruptcy.

For more information, contact the Boca Raton Bankruptcy Attorneys of Eric N. Klein and Associates at

Joseph Devine


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