How fast can I get credit after I file bankruptcy?

Answer Filing for bankruptcy won't necessarily ruin your credit for 10 years. Following solid credit practices will improve your situation and may allow you to obtain credit within months of filing for ba... Read More »

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Do you have to take a credit course to file bankruptcy in Oregon?

You have to take an educational credit course through a counseling agency that's been approved, before you can file for bankruptcy in Oregon. It is a financial management course. You will receive a... Read More »

How long does a bankruptcy stay on a credit file?

The amount of time a bankruptcy stays on a person's credit report depends on the type of bankruptcy filed. Chapter 13 stays on your credit report for seven years, while Chapters 7, 11 and 12 remain... Read More »

How Soon Should I File Bankruptcy After Not Paying Credit Cards?

There are three national credit bureaus in the United States. The Fair Credit Reporting Act, or FRCA, states that all three credit reporting bureaus must provide you with a free credit report once ... Read More »

Can one file for bankruptcy on credit cards only in missouri?

On One Hand: Unsecured DebtYou must include credit cards, along with all other unsecured debt, in a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Missouri. Unsecured debt also includes such items as medi... Read More »