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Paying a bill late is never a good thing. But if you're coming out of a bankruptcy, it's crucial to pay your bills on time because that's how you rebuild your credit.

"The common mantra is don't be a day late or a dollar short," says Melissa Herman, an attorney in Woodstock, Ga., who advises her clients to set up automatic payments on recurring bills such as rent and utilities and keep all other monthly expenses to an absolute minimum.


 

 

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