Consumers that file bankruptcy have a comprehensible dislike to credit when the BK becomes discharged. They have a sense that if they utilize cash, that they will be able to avoid repeating their debt issues.

You do not want to repeat the practice of high credit card debts and late payments for a variety of reasons. The mix of bankruptcy and new delinquent items will cause a major negative impact on your credit score. Additionally, since you already filed for bankruptcy, you will not be able to discharge your debts via bankruptcy for some time. Therefore you have very limited options in the event that you get yourself into another financial mess.

But, possessing credit and possessing credit problems do not have to be synonymous with each other. Taking care of your credit is a vital aspect of your financial recovery. Utilizing cash for your everyday living costs is smart and will help you keep your finances in check as you develop your new way of life and budgeting. However, it is important that you rebuild your credit history and score.

Credit After Bankruptcy
Getting credit after filing for bankruptcy is not going to be easy. In addition, you will pay higher interest rates. You may be turned off and not even want to apply for any sort of credit. However, having credit is needed to survive in our society.

There are purchases that require credit in order to be accomplished. For example, you can never buy a house with cash. You will also need financing for smaller purchases, like a car. Most consumers will look to avoid any sort of credit or loan after bankruptcy and stay away from the big-ticket purchases that really necessitate credit.

Mortgages after bankruptcy are one of the best sources of building credit.

Credit is Needed in Order to Get Credit
If you are looking to go a few years without credit and then buy a new car or house once your finances are more stable, you are going to be in for a shock. You are not going to have any record of your recent, in control finances.

If you are looking to utilize a car loan or mortgage from any reputable lender, they are going to want to see that you have practiced positive management of your finances since your bankruptcy. When they run your credit, the most recent activity they are going to see if your bankruptcy. You may feel successful that you have been able to live on cash for the past 2-3 years. However, those 2-3 years are not even going to exist in the eyes of the lenders. In addition, your credit score will not reflect anything other than your bankruptcy.

If you are looking to improve your credit score so that you can qualify for a car loan or mortgage with favorable rates, you will want to begin improving credit immediately post bankruptcy.

One of the most popular methods for building credit is to apply for a credit card after bankruptcy.

**Homeowners should look to utilize a second mortgage for rebuilding credit.

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