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Strictly speaking, you do not need to notify your creditors of your bankruptcy. Once the Bankruptcy Court processes your final paperwork, it will send notice to all the creditors you have listed in... more
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Things to do before you file If you have some credit card accounts in good standing with zero balances, stop using them. Keep those accounts clean. If the balance is very low, maybe a few hundred dol
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Consider Pre-Approved Offers After a bankruptcy, you'll get a mailbox full of solicitations for new credit cards. Some of these offers may actually be worthwhile and helpful to rebuild credit. Don'
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Limit your use of credit cards. Many debtors who file bankruptcy have 10 or even 12 credit cards which are all maxed out. If you want to avoid more financial troubles after bankruptcy, limit the num
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