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  • How Long Does Negative Information Stay on Credit Reports?
    How Long Does Negative Information Stay on Credit Reports?

    As a child, you probably didn’t put much thought into your future credit score, if any at all. But when you turned 18, all that probably changed. Suddenly, you’re shopping out auto loans, considering ...

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  • How Long Does it Take to Rebuild Credit After Bankruptcy?
    How Long Does it Take to Rebuild Credit After Bankruptcy?

    There is a stigma surrounding bankruptcy , but much of it is undeserved; bankruptcy was created by our government for good reason, but debtors have a hard time seeing the value in it, at least at ...

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  • Bankruptcy: What is the Homestead Exemption?
    Bankruptcy: What is the Homestead Exemption?

    When debtors consider filing for bankruptcy , it’s not uncommon for them to ask the following questions: “Will I lose my wedding rings? Will I lose my home?” Filing for bankruptcy does not mean ...

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  • How to Improve Your Credit Score
    How to Improve Your Credit Score

    There are many ways someone’s credit can end up in rough shape. While the main reason is spending habits , that’s not always the case. If you lose your job, or if you’re injured in an accident, or if ...

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  • Should I Avoid Credit After Bankruptcy?
    Should I Avoid Credit After Bankruptcy?

    For a lot of debtors, the hardest part of filing for bankruptcy is arriving at the decision to do so. When the debtor realizes that it’s going to be too difficult, if not impossible to catch up with ...

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  • Priority vs. Nonpriority Debts in Bankruptcy
    Priority vs. Nonpriority Debts in Bankruptcy

    If you decide to file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, some of your debts will be classified as “priority debts” while others will be classified as “nonpriority debts.” Which group a debt is ...

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