How long does bankruptcy affect your credit?

Answer Bankruptcy can affect your credit report for seven to 10 years and can potentially cripple your chances of receiving credit in the future. Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy remains on your credit... Read More »

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How long does bankruptcy affect a credit score?

According to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department, the Fair Credit Reporting Act permits a credit bureau to report a bankruptcy for 10 years after... Read More »

How long does a Chapter 7 bankruptcy last on your credit?

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy will last on your credit report for 10 years after the bankruptcy discharge date. Rebuilding your credit during that time is important, but you should expect to initially pay... Read More »

How Long Does Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Stay on Your Credit?

Chapter 7 is often referred to as "liquidation bankruptcy." In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the bankruptcy court typically liquidates the debtor's non-exempt assets , uses the proceeds to pay as much de... Read More »

How long does bankruptcy stay on your credit score?

Bankruptcy typically stays on credit reports for seven to 10 years. Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the most common kind, results in the sale of the filer's property to be used to pay back debtors. Chapter 1... Read More »