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3 Simple Steps to Improve Your Credit Score – How to Keep Your FICO Climbing After Bankruptcy

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Many consumers don’t truly understand how credit scores are calculated and are surprised that their scores don't improve despite their best attempts. That’s because the FICO calculation is complex and ...

Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcies Sometimes Don't Work Out and How to Make Sure Yours Does

Tight fit

The Midwestern Bankruptcy Institute conducted a study on Chapter 13 bankruptcies to examine how many filings succeeded, how many didn't make it to completion and what drove either the success or failure to make it all the way through. According to data in the study, ...

Why Debtors Choose Chapter 13 Over Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Why It May Be Better For You

Making the right bankruptcy choice
Many of our clients that come in for their initial free consultation aren't sure which type of bankruptcy is best for them and many aren't clear on the differences between the most common chapters – seven and thirteen. Our first job is to educate you ...