Archive for February 12, 2007

Tips for Recovering From Bankruptcy

While bankruptcy can be a scary and devastating time financially, there is recovery and hope for building credit once again after the bankruptcy is over. If you have gone through bankruptcy it is of utmost importance that you start working to reestablish your credit and make sure you keep your credit report looking clean. Bankruptcy is in your past, and once it is over it is time to start moving in a positive financial direction. The following are a few ways that you can work to recover after filing for bankruptcy.

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There Is Life After Insolvency

In situations where a person has a larger amount of debt than they can currently repay, they have to declare insolvency. After they have declared insolvency, there are two choices for them to take to repay their debts. People who have the option can choose individual voluntary arrangement (IVA) over bankruptcy due to difference in effect that the two can have on a person’s life, even though they are similar. The advent of IVAs is fairly recent since it was only introduced in the Insolvency Act of 2000 so it has taken many people a while to work out it’s benefits as well as what it entails. Now that more people are being informed about this option there has been a large increase in the number of people who ware making use of the IVA option.

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California Bankruptcy, How to Recover After Bankruptcy

Here, at Personal Bankruptcy Avoidance, we have been trying to teach people what they should do before making a decision to file for bankruptcy. We have made emphasis numerous times of the harsh consequences that bankruptcy will bring to a person’s financial life. We have also called bankruptcy a “last-resort method”; meaning, people should always think twice before making such tough decisions; because once you file for bankruptcy, all your financial life will be seriously affected.

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How To Recover From Personal Bankruptcy

It almost goes without saying that nobody PLANS to file for bankruptcy. The detrimental effects of bankruptcy on your life and for 7 to 10 years on your credit report is not something that anyone would want to do or plan for, given a viable choice. One of the most difficult things about filing for personal bankruptcy, especially in the past several years, is that after coming out of bankruptcy, all of a sudden you find that people, even your friends, start to treat you like you have leprosy or the plague. You even find yourself feeling guilty when you buy something, even a gallon of milk at the grocery store, because there is also a psychological detriment to declaring bankruptcy. You feel as if you have failed — failed yourself as well as your family.

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