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When filing for bankruptcy, one of the most common concerns people have is with regards to their credit score and credit history. Rebuilding your credit following a bankruptcy is indeed possible; however, it will take patience and consistent money management skills. Start by getting copies of your credit reports and review them for any errors that could affect your score. Then, wait six months after your bankruptcy to apply for a secured credit card at your local credit union or bank.

You can learn more about strengthening your credit after a bankruptcy by watching this video. This financial expert also provides some tips for maintaining paperwork for your bankruptcy and your debts.