The word bankruptcy may come as a bit of a heavy. There is a common misconception that once you file for bankruptcy it takes years to build back your credit. While a bankruptcy will remain on your credit report for many years, you can rebuild your credit again!
Bankruptcy is not a decision to take lightly and if you feel the burden from financial pressure and debt, bankruptcy may be your only relief. In life sometimes you must go back in order to move forward.
Although filing for bankruptcy will be reflected on your credit report for seven to 10 years, this does not mean that you can’t rebuild your credit immediately upon filing and your case is completed. In some instances after filing bankruptcy creditors may regard you as a better credit risk due to the fact that your debt has been illuminated.
After filing bankruptcy, you can help your credit score and do other steps better your recover and build up your credit again. The follow steps after filing bankruptcy can help to restore your credit:
- Paying and remaining current on your monthly bills.
- Making responsible financial choices.
- Pay off balances in a timely and efficient manner.
There are many ways to build your credit after filing for personal bankruptcy. Ask your Tampa Bankruptcy attorney today at Blick Law Firm! Call us if you have any concerns or questions regarding your financial situations and how we can assist you recovering from debt.