Bad credit can have a very poor impact on your credit history. If you can clear you however, you can try out some of the easy method to improve your own credit.
There are certain companies that want you to provide credit repair services. Keep your ears and eyes open to such companies and grab the opportunity as soon as you get one.
Check out your credit reports and record of the past. If you find any erroneous information in that, that can hamper your credit, immediately change the company and ask for a clarification of such reports.
If you find that there has been some fraudulent act that has resulted in the bad credit formation, immediately take legal steps. You can ask the information bureaus like, Equiax ad Experian to investigate the entire issue and give you a clear chit.
You can always approach a credit repair organization that gives you a copy of the “Consumer Credit File Rights Under State and Federal Law” before you sign a contract. They are bound to provide you a contract that has your rights and obligations jotted down in it. Go through these documents before you move your move to sign anything. The law contains specific protections for you.