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Your First New Credit Card After Bankruptcy

Anyone without a credit card should first establish good financial habits and then apply for a secured credit card. For those attempting to re-establish good credit post-bankruptcy, you should plan on doing so approximately 6 months after you receive your discharge.   With a secured credit card, the cardholder puts money into an account and […]

Slim Down Your Lifestyle Post-Bankruptcy

You’ve declared bankruptcy. It’s final. You’ve received your discharge. You have a fresh financial start…and some new challenges to deal with. Firstly, your credit rating has taken a hit. Considering the nature of bankruptcy, it probably wasn’t great to begin with, but bankruptcy will still affect your score. Your bankruptcy will be listed on your […]