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Answered 2010-11-04 03:59:27

When going into bankruptcy, your credit card accounts will be cancelled as a result, so you will NEVER be able to use your credit cards if you go into bankruptcy.

Depending on the type of bankruptcy, you will be able to apply for new credit cards (and other loans) after seven (7) or ten (10) years.

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Ten years from the date of discharge.

Bad credit is not the only disadvantage to filing for bankruptcy. The most obvious disadvantage of filing for bankruptcy is that it will ruin your credit for at least 7-10 years. Some other disadvantages include:* Losing credit cards* Losing non-essential possessions* Inability to obtain a mortgage for some time* Embarrassment* Not all debt will be discharged

A business bankruptcy is visible on a business credit report for approximately 10 years.

It stays on your credit report for 10 years in every state. Bankruptcy is a federal procedure.

Do not worry about applying for credit after bankruptcy. The applications will come to you before the ink on the court documents has dried.

Yes - as long as your credit cards are in good standing.

Bankruptcy filings typically stay on a debtor's credit report for 10 years.

Normally the bankruptcy will remain on your report for 10yrs. The longer it is on your report the less impact it has on your score, although still an eye soar to potential creditors. I would recommend establishing one or two cards to build up your credit. Orchard Bank and First Premier are two of the easiest approval cards. Also, I would recommend establishing a secured loan with a small credit union that report to the 3 credit agencies. On the credit card(s) try to keep the balances below 35% if the credit line. A good credit score is also based on various types of credit, not just revolving credit (Credit Cards).

A great option to rebuild credit after bankrutpcy is getting a secured credit card. Secured credit cards can be used just like regular credit cards, the key difference is that they require an up front deposit to secure the credit limit. For example if you want a $500 credit limit, you will need to make a $500 deposit. For most secured cards there is no credit or bankruptcy check. You will receive a card as long as the issuer can verify your identity, residence and deposit. You will build positive credit as long as you make your monthly payments on time and keep your balance below your credit limit. Once you build positive credit histoty, you can then qualify for unsecured credit cards. You can close your secured credit card account at any time and receive a full refund of your original deposit amount (minus anything you owe). For more information secured credit cards check out

It depends on what type, but the typical bankruptcy will be on your record for 7 years.

The amount of time a bankruptcy stays on your credit report after discharge differs between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. With Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the Chapter 7 stays on your credit report for 10 years. Chapter 13 bankruptcy, after discharge, it shows for 7 years on your credit report.

This is an incorrect assumption that leads many people to avoid filing for bankruptcy. They fear that a bankruptcy will ruin their credit for a long time and that they will not be able to use credit, rebuild their credit or purchase a home in the future. The reality is that the majority of the people who are considering bankruptcy, already have poor credit, due to late payments, repossessions and foreclosures. Further, most people who file for bankruptcy can rebuild their credit to a relatively good level after two years. This depends significantly on what they do after filing for bankruptcy. It is important that you work toward rebuilding your credit after filing for bankruptcy.

A bankruptcy usually stays on your credit report for 7 years. If you forgetadebt on the bankruptcy petition, it may may be 7 years from the time the bankruptcy petition was amended, but otherwise it is from the time the bankruptcy became file.

After 7 years, you can start rebuilding your credit.

Bankruptcy can stay on your credit report for 10 years. For more information about debt and bankruptcy, it is best to consult with an attorney. They can provide a complete picture of the benefits and negatives of filing for bankruptcy.

Filing for bankruptcy can have a lasting effect on your credit and that can cause some difficulties in getting any type of credit. Unfortunately, bankruptcy stays on your credit report for 7-10 years, after which time it is on your to work to get credit back!

it can stay on your credit report for as long as 10 years.

Paperwork relating to the bankruptcy should be kept until at least the bankruptcy is off your credit report.

It stays on your credit report for ten long years and they won't remove it.

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy will remain on your credit history for 10 years.

Chapter 7 will stay on your credit report for 10 years from the date bankruptcy was filed. Chapter 13 typically stays on your credit report for 7 years from the date the bankruptcy was filed, however, can remain on your credit report for 10 years.

Any type of bankruptcy will remain on a credit report for the required ten years.

How will this affect my credit score? How much does it cost? What can I declare in the bankruptcy? How long will it take?

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy stays on your credit report for 10 years. Generally a Chapter 13 bankruptcy will be removed after 7 years, but can remain up to 10 years.

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