If you’ve filed bankruptcy, you may feel as though your financial future will be in shambles forever, but that’s not the case. Filing bankruptcy is a way to get a fresh start, and it can be especially helpful if medical bills or other unexpected expenses were an albatross preventing you from living your best life. While bankruptcies do stay on your credit report for up to a decade and your credit score will take a major hit initially, there are steps you can take to rebuild your credit score and get back to a place where you can buy a car, a house, or any other major purchase.
Initially, things you want to buy will come with a higher interest rate than those with an excellent credit score will pay, but because much of the debt that you had before filing bankruptcy has been erased, you are seen as less of a risk than someone with a large amount of debt. To get your score up – and lower those interest rates – here are some of the steps you can take:
Most of the Hedtke Law Group bankruptcy client’s enroll in www.720creditscore.com after the completion of their bankruptcy. Our clients receive a 70% discount off the retail pricing. www.720creditscore.com is a webinar based on-line credit rebuild program. Every month after the completion of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, Hedtke Law Group clients listen to a webinar which tells them exactly when and how to rebuild their credit scores. As a result, most client’s rebuild their credit scores to over a 700 score in just 12 months!
If you are worried about the impact to your credit score after filing bankruptcy, you’re not alone. However, millions of people have filed bankruptcy and emerged in a better financial position thanks to many of the tips we have outlined above. If you still aren’t sure if bankruptcy is right for you, call the Hedtke Law Group and let’s discuss your situation.