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5 Common Credit Score Myths

Your credit score is an integral part of your financial life. It is important that you understand what it’s all about. Lenders, landlords, insurers, utility companies and even employers look at your credit score. It is derived from what’s in your credit reports, and it ranges between 300 and 850. Yet, according to a survey[…]

How To Raise Your Credit Score

Is it really that important to raise your credit score? Maybe. Lenders have “break points” between scores that get you one interest rate or another. Suppose you have a score of 688, and the lender drops the mortgage rate by .5% at 690. Those two points can cost you an extra $20,000 in interest on[…]

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Negative Credit Can Affect Your Job Search

Bad credit can affect your ability to get more credit. Did you know it also can affect your ability to get or keep a job? Employers often use a credit report when they hire and evaluate employees for promotion, reassignment, or retention. The military has been doing this for years for personnel that require a[…]

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An Average Credit Score – It Is Important When Borrowing

The average credit score is the rating that the 3 major credit bureaus assign to your credit report. It is based on your borrowing and repayment habits and depends on how much money you owe and how many times you have applied for credit. If you have a low credit score, there are ways of[…]

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Things To Look For In A Credit Repair Company Online

If it’s been a while since you’ve looked at your credit report, you may be surprised to find errors, mistakes, or even a black mark or two. Fortunately, a Credit Repair Company can help you fix those mistakes and erase those black marks. Watch out for scammers, though, and choose a reputable Credit Repair Company[…]

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Credit Repair Myths Exposed

If you’ve done any searching on the Internet for information pertaining to “Credit Repair,” you’ve no doubt found that there’s a great deal available. Unfortunately, there’s also a lot of misinformation as well. Let’s take a look at some of the most common misstatements you’ll come across and examine them in detail. MYTH #1 “Credit[…]

Are You Creditworthy?

Having good credit is essential in today’s world. Acceptable credit will generally get you what you want, but bad credit can be the kiss of death. If you want a house, you need a mortgage. If you want a car, you’re likely going to take out a loan. Anytime you apply for credit, the lender[…]

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Five Ways To Improve Your FICO Credit Score

Over 30 million people in the U.S.A. have credit scores low enough (less than 620) to make shopping for low mortgage loan rates very difficult at best. The major credit reporting agencies use a slightly different system to arrive at a credit score. The best known is called the FICO score, developed by Fair Isaac[…]

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10 Tips To Improving Your Credit Reports

Credit is something that some take lightly or give little thought to until it’s really needed. There are 10 things that you can do to make sure that your credit is always in good standing so it will be available when needed. 1) Pay your bills on time. A consistent history of timely payments will[…]