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[3 Aug 2019 | 2 Comments | 2,866 views]
Closing a Credit Card you Have had the Longest Won’t Lower Your FICO Score

When you close the credit-card account that you’ve had the longest, it will lower the average age of your credit accounts and drag down your FICO Score.

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[3 Aug 2019 | 3 Comments | 3,452 views]
A Store Credit Card That Doesn’t Require Payments for Six Months Will Lower Your Credit Score

You charged thousands of dollars’ worth of appliances to a store credit card that doesn’t require payments for six months. As long as you make the payments in six months, your Credit Score will not be affected.

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[2 Aug 2019 | No Comment | 2,101 views]
How Many Credit Cards You Should Have for a Good Credit Score

How many credit cards should you have for a good credit score? If you’re one of those people who holds up the line at stores because you’re trying to figure out which of your 10 credit cards to pay with, it may be time to do some consolidating.

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[1 Aug 2019 | No Comment | 3,410 views]
Credit Score Needed for the Ann Taylor Store Credit Card

The Ann Taylor Credit Card has an extremely high interest rate, low spending limit and lacks any additional real benefits other than having an average rewards program.

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[28 Jul 2019 | One Comment | 3,952 views]
A 30 Day Late Payment can Drop Your FICO Score 60 to 110 Points

Late payments are the “biggest foul” when it comes to credit cards, warns Ben Woolsey, director of marketing and consumer research at CreditCards.com — the consequences can include late fees, jacked-up interest rates and a lower credit score.