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 […]
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. […]
Dallas Bankruptcy: HOW LONG WILL IT STAY ON MY CREDIT REPORT?
Dallas Bankruptcy: How long will it stay on my credit report? It depends on what Chapter you file under. Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases will stay on a credit report for seven years from the date the case is filed. Most Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases last five years, so after the case is completed the bankruptcy […]
FILING BANKRUPTCY MAY IMPROVE YOUR CREDIT RATING
Many people do not file bankruptcy because they fear that it will ruin their credit score. The reality is that by the time most people start thinking about filing bankruptcy, they already have a poor credit rating, and for those people, filing bankruptcy may in fact improve their credit rating. There are several reasons why […]