Bankruptcy and Your Credit
Bankruptcy and credit are directly linked to one another. Credit is how many people run into trouble with their finances, and ironically how they remedy their financial problems at the same time. Credit availability and the encompassing pressure to maintain a good credit ranking will often allow lenders to form prejudices. Many times this can make be the difference between receiving, or being denied, a large loan.
When someone goes bankrupt several things take place. By filing for bankruptcy you acknowledge that you are not able to pay your debts and must be relieved from having to pay off your unsecured debts. Unfortunately, this relief from debt comes at a price. Declaring you are bankrupt makes you at risk to creditors...