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How many points will your credit score jump after bankruptcy comes off?

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2014-11-20 01:53:39
2014-11-20 01:53:39

How many points your credit score will go up after bankruptcy comes off, will depend on where it was beforehand. Your credit score may improve drastically into the 600's, or it may still be low.

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will bankruptcy increase you credit score over time


Yes, a Bankruptcy is one of the most damaging accounts which can show up on a credit report. The good news is that after 2 years, the account doesn't impact your credit score as much. Once it is deleted, your credit score is improved.


In some cases, it actually does. This really depends on a lot of factors and variables, but I have seen credit scores increase 100+ points after filing a bankruptcy.


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