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5 Common Credit Repair Myths

September 5, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Credit repair could be considered more of an art than a science. How you, individually, repair your credit depends on how it was damaged in the first place. Educating yourself about how you can repair your credit is smart, but [ . . . ]

Get A Credit Card After Bankruptcy

May 28, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Not only can you get a credit card after bankruptcy, it is absolutely essential to repairing your credit. Regardless of whether you file a Chapter 13 or Chapter 7 bankruptcy, once you receive your discharge, you are eligible to get [ . . . ]

Bankruptcy is the Cure That Ails You

November 16, 2015 Brian V. Lee

Bankruptcy is not like drinking a cold milkshake. It’s not like lying on the beach, soaking up the sun. Or having a drink at the club with your friends. Bankruptcy isn’t for everyone or for every situation. And bankruptcy isn’t [ . . . ]

How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Credit Score?

May 10, 2010 Brian V. Lee

Bankruptcy fixes many past and current financial problems. But before you file, it’s smart to ask: How will bankruptcy affect my credit score? What is my credit score? Your credit score is a numerical expression (between 300 and 850) based [ . . . ]

Repairing Your Credit After Bankruptcy

April 28, 2010 Brian V. Lee

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy protection, you have likely considered what effect it will have on your future finances. After all, bankruptcy is a matter of public record, and the bankruptcy will remain on your credit report for 10 [ . . . ]