Avoid repeating past mistakes
Whatever circumstances led you to get into debt in the first place, ensure the same doesn’t happen again. Look at the root cause of your struggles and pinpoint the mistakes you should avoid in the future. You may rethink your attitudes to spending and borrowing or put an end to habits such as gambling and risky investing. It may be a good idea to work with a credit advisor. They can help you examine your financial history and current circumstances and help you establish a long-term recovery plan.
Keep your bankruptcy paperwork
There will be times when you need to apply for credit, whether to purchase a new car, take out a mortgage, or any other significant life step. Filing for bankruptcy will make this a lot more complicated. It will help to have all relevant paperwork from your bankruptcy proceedings as a reference. You may get asked for this as proof of your situation or if a creditor comes to collect a debt that your bankruptcy has already cleared. Being prepared will be helpful.
Start saving money
It would be best to establish good financial habits to avoid the same thing happening again. Learn how to manage your money more effectively and devise a budget to help you keep track of your earnings and spending. Try to deposit a portion of your income into a savings account. Over time this will build up and help you live more comfortably within your means.