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Bankruptcy filing and credit repair takes time away from work and family

Leading up to your bankruptcy filing, you may have to spend a significant amount of time on the phone negotiating payments and explaining late payments to creditors. You also will probably spend a lot of time going through mail, responding … Continue reading

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Negative Student Loans

Do you have negative student loans on your credit report? By removing student loan accounts from your credit report, you can increase your credit score and save money on interest rates. Removing negative student loan accounts from your credit history … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy Could Interfere With JOB Opportunities

Employers are allowed to ask if you have filed for bankruptcy in the past. In their minds, this may be an indicator of whether or not you are a responsible individual. Unfortunately, some employers still review an applicant’s credit report. … Continue reading

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Why Collectors Exist

When a debt collector contacts a consumer, it usually indicates that the creditor has not received a payment on the debtor’s outstanding bill for multiple months. Because these payments are typically well past their due dates, the creditor has entered … Continue reading

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Closing a Card With Available Credit

If you have multiple credit cards, it generally isn’t a great idea to close out a card that has available credit. This is because your overall level of available credit will go down, causing your credit utilization to go up. … Continue reading

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