Five Easy Ways You Can Begin Building Credit Today

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Building your credit for the first time can be a tricky task. If you don’t have a credit history, it can be difficult to acquire a loan, a credit card, or even an apartment. But how can you do that when no one will give you credit in the first place? This catch-22 can be […]

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Five Famous People Who Filed for Bankruptcy and Thrived After the Fact

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If you are thinking of filing for bankruptcy, you might be worried about the steps you need to take to file or what your life might look like after bankruptcy. You can rest easy knowing that many people have recovered from bankruptcy, including a number of successful people. Here are five famous people who filed […]

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Four Things You Should Know About Creditors When You File for Bankruptcy

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When you file for bankruptcy, it’s essential to know what you may encounter throughout the process. This includes what rights your creditors have and how they may exercise them. Here are four things you should know about creditors when you prepare to file for bankruptcy: They’re Entitled to Three Big Things During the bankruptcy process, […]

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Four Important Things You Need to Know About Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

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Whether you’re a business owner or an ordinary individual, filing for bankruptcy can be a stressful experience. Most cases are filed as Chapter 7, Chapter 11, or Chapter 13 cases. In this blog, we will discuss Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings. Here are some important features of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy: It Can Help You Restructure […]

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Life After Bankruptcy: Let Go of Guilt and Look Forward to a Better Future

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In our last blog, we showed you how you can create a realistic budget and stick to it. In this blog we explore the issue of guilt. One of the biggest questions that people have after undergoing bankruptcy is, “What will my life look like now?” In most cases, our clients feel relief. Many of […]

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Life After Bankruptcy: Create a Realistic Budget

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In our previous blog, we discussed how you can begin rebuilding your credit with the right credit cards after you file for bankruptcy. Now that we have equipped you with that knowledge, it is time for you to learn about the next step in the process – creating a realistic budget. Your budget does not […]

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Life After Bankruptcy: Rebuild Your Credit with the Right Credit Card

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There IS life after bankruptcy. The effects of bankruptcy may seem dire, but the impact they have on your credit report will eventually fade away. You can begin rebuilding your credit as soon as you receive your bankruptcy discharge by applying for a secured credit card. Whereas unsecured credit cards require a good credit history, […]

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The Ten Largest Retail Bankruptcies in the Past Ten Years

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When a business’s name becomes nearly synonymous with its industry, it seems inconceivable that it could ever fail. For even some of the largest retailers, however, filing for bankruptcy is their best choice. These are ten of the largest retail bankruptcies in the past decade: Blockbuster: 2010 — Assets of $1.54 billion The popular video […]

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