Brandon
Bankruptcy, Credit Cards and Debt Relief, Day-to-Day
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Bankruptcy: The Final Frontier

Bankruptcy may well be the “final frontier” for most people, but it is quickly becoming a reality for many more than would like for it to be. However, bankruptcy doesn’t have to be “final” at all. Unfortunately, I am having to file bankruptcy, even though I am an exception to the irresponsible credit rule. Typically, […]

Brandon
Credit Cards and Debt Relief
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Building “Secured” Credit – Part 2: Secured Credit Cards

Now that we have gotten (or at least tried to get) our bank accounts open, we are ready to move on to the next step… obtaining secured credit cards. One card is enough, but if you have CASH and just want to rebuild your credit as quickly as possible, then open multiple cards (one per […]

Brandon
Credit Cards and Debt Relief
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Building ‘Secured’ Credit – Part 1: Bank Accounts

Awhile back, I promised to write some more on how to kick off your credit or give it a little boost. This should be especially valuable to those of you who have ZERO credit history. Due to time constraints, I’m going to cover point 1 in this post and follow-up later on the remaining points. […]

Brandon
Bankruptcy, Credit Cards and Debt Relief, Paying the Bills, Why Donate?
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Bankruptcy As An Option

If done carefully and planned well, bankruptcy isn’t the end-all-be-all that people make it out to be. In fact, coming out of a bankruptcy can be a huge boost to getting back on top. I’ve been planning this out for more than a year. I am still not 100% decided on whether or not I […]

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Credit Cards and Debt Relief
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Getting the most from Credit Cards

I just added a category for those who want to “Stretch their Dollars”, and I will post various ways I try to (and have in the past) stretch my dollars. For those with good credit (must be in good standing), you can still try this and see how much pull you have. First, I would […]