Okay, since here at DFW/Denton/Lewisville Bankruptcy we’re always addressing serious topics, I decided to keep it light today. There’s a story buzzing around the internet that a 3 year-old recently got an American Express Gold Card application in the mail. Also, there are many report of dogs and cats getting credit card offers. If that’s […]
BANKRUPTCY: YOUR CREDIT REPORT AFTER DISCHARGE
You filed bankruptcy. You filled out all the paperwork and met with your attorney. You attended a meeting with a trustee and eventually received a discharge. Now what? Well, the good news is that you are debt-free with the exception of any non-dischargable debts you may have and debts you did not wish to discharge. […]
Beware the Creditor Offering to Settle Your Debt!
I talk to people everyday that tell me that a creditor has offered to settle their debt for less than what they owe. unfortunately these creditors rarely tell the whole truth about how much settling their debt will actually cost. When a creditor cancels a portion of a debt, they report the amount of the […]
Credit Repair Companies – Are They A Scam??
Every time the economy cycles down, businesses taking advantage of the downturn arise. The recent recession (or what some economists have actually labeled, “Depression”) and resulting credit crunch have resulted in credit issues for many consumers, and a related dip in their credit scores. Here come Credit Repair companies to the rescue, right? They can […]
Dallas Bankruptcy Attorney: ADD A STATEMENT TO YOUR CREDIT REPORT
Have you ever had something happen that made you look bad, and you would have liked to explain yourself, but were never given the chance? This happens on credit reports all the time. You might have a great credit rating with no bad notations on your report for years, and then you lose your job. […]