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Credit Counseling
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Debtor Education
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Who We Are

Founded in 2005, Start Fresh Today’s platform has been used to help families by providing Pre-Filing Credit Counseling and Post-Filing Debtor Education by EOUST-Approved Agencies and to support attorneys by streamlining the bankruptcy process.

In March 2015, Start Fresh Today was acquired by Consumer Education Services, Inc. (CESI), a non-profit service provider of comprehensive personal financial education and solutions. CESI is EOUST-Approved to issue certificates in compliance with the Bankruptcy Code.

Credit Counseling Certificate

Pre-Bankruptcy Credit Counseling

Before filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, a Credit Counseling Certificate from an EOUST-Approved Agency is required by law. Fulfill your requirement online or by phone in English or Spanish. It’s fast & easy to get started!
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Debtor Education Certificate

Debtor Education Course

After completing the Credit Counseling and filing for bankruptcy, you are required to complete a Debtor Education Course by an EOUST-Approved Provider. This course is offered online or by phone in English or Spanish. Your fresh start awaits!
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Bankruptcy Resources

Consumer Corner

Start Fresh Today’s platform offers a number of free resources to guide consumers before, during, and after bankruptcy including eBooks, New Beginnings Magazine, bankruptcy blog, step-by-step instructions, bankruptcy glossary, videos and more.
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Bankruptcy Attorneys Due Diligence

Bankruptcy Attorneys

Start Fresh Today’s platform is a one-stop-shop offering bankruptcy certificates, discounted due diligence products, and free document storage all in one place. Learn more about how Start Fresh Today can help your firm save time and money.
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Making a Difference, One Client at a Time

"Course was excellent and the customer service rep I spoke with was great and very helpful."

Start Fresh Today Testimonial 1

Rciardo F, Ohio

"When I used your customer service, I was always completely satisfied with the help and politeness I received. I applaud your company."

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Kai H, Ft Lauderdale

"Our experience with this company was amazing. Not only did we get excellent customer service and a great counseling session, but we learned a lot of information through this bankruptcy. Thanks so much for your services."

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Ashley U, Sacramento

Credit Counseling & Debtor Education offered through EOUST-approved Consumer Education Services , Inc. (CESI), doing business as Start Fresh Today. CESI is approved to issue certificates in compliance with the Bankruptcy Code. Approval does not endorse or assure the quality of an Agency’s services.