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REBUILDING CREDIT AFTER BANKRUPTCY

Assuming that bankruptcy will ruin your credit may prevent you from getting back on terms that you can be happy with. There are several ways to restore your credit rating after you’ve filed bankruptcy, and they are not difficult. I’ve been providing Milwaukee bankruptcy services for years now, and part of that is knowing how to reestablish yourself once you’ve finally rid yourself of all of your unsecured debt.

One way to improve your credit rating post bankruptcy is to make sure to pay all of your bills on time. Pretty self explanatory, isn’t it? Filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Milwaukee allows you to free up some of the funds once allotted to monthly payments of unsecured debts. With those freed up funds, get back on top of your bills and stay current with your payments. This positive reporting plays a large role in a better credit score.

Another recommendation I gave to those that have gotten bankruptcy help in Milwaukee is to obtain a secured credit card after filing. It important to use this card every month while paying more than the minimum balance, but less than the total amount owed to demonstrate your capability of maintaining your debt responsibly. The key to this is to show financial responsibility. Having debt after filing bankruptcy is just a reality, but to improve your credit score, the point is to manage your finances effectively.

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