Unhappy with your current credit score? Or maybe it’s your preferred lender that doesn’t think it’s all that hot. Either…
Author: Bill Rice
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“Is my credit score good enough?” This is often the major weighing question on most consumers’ minds as they apply for a new credit card, buy a car, apply for a new mortgage, or attempt to refinance their current mortgage. We give you the scoop on what kind of credit score you need to qualify for a loan today.
Do you know what credit utilization is or how it may be negatively impacting your credit score? We give you the scoop.
As an old relationship adage goes, “Opposites attract,” so might your credit scores. Many marriages seem to unite polar opposite credit scores. If your credit score is poor, but your spouse’s is good, is there hope for qualifying for a better credit card, auto loan, or mortgage?
The short answer is, “Yes.” However, there are a few things to consider when you and your spouse are applying for new credit.
Identity theft happens all too frequently. A few careless mistakes with your personal information and you could be in the clutches of an ID thief. How do you prevent identity theft and fraud from happening to you? Here are 10 steps to safeguard your personal information and make sure ne’er do wells don’t snatch your credit identity.
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Ribbons, bows, tags and shiny paper. Boxes of all shapes and sizes, begging to be gently shaken for clues to their contents. These are images most of us envision when we hear, “Happy Holidays!”
Not everyone is so fortunate. Wouldn’t your gift giving be a little bit richer if you improved the condition of folks that need some help during the holidays?
Charitable giving during the holidays can be fun and enriching. Follow these simple tips to maximize your giving.
We spend a lot of time talking about how to improve your credit, but what do you do if your credit does improve? Well, after you’re finished doing a happy dance and bragging to all of your friends, I have a suggestion… Start taking back your cash!
That’s right! You could potentially add a lot more cash flow to your monthly budget by simply reclaiming all of the penalties your less-than-perfect credit forced you to pay. Here are five quick things you should do if your credit score goes up.
Learn five “insider” secrets from the credit industry that will help you keep your credit report and score healthy and intact, so you can qualify for the best deals on life’s largest purchases (and some smaller ones, too!).
Lenders, utility companies and even employers are considering consumer credit reports and data provided by credit bureaus more than ever before. Even world governments are having their credit ratings scrutinized.
Keeping your credit in tip-top shape is very important. Let’s take a look at a few common credit mistakes I hear people making over-and-over.