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Rebuilding your credit after filing for bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy, whether it is Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, can mean a fresh start for you and your finances. However, in the aftermath of filing, you may find yourself overwhelmed by the state of your credit. A bankruptcy won't disappear from your credit reports immediately, but over time its influence will diminish -- and there are steps you can take to help speed up the process.