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[23 Feb 2024 | 2 Comments | 4,912 views]
Your FICO Score Could Lose 50 Points by not Following This Credit Card Strategy

Borrowing money today requires impressing an increasingly hard-to-please crowd. With creditors of all kinds more cautious than ever, you need an A+ application to land the best terms — and that means an A+ credit score, the number lenders use to judge your risk of default.

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[22 Feb 2024 | One Comment | 3,851 views]
Have at Least Three Open Accounts to Raise Your FICO Credit Score

Having more than one credit account can boost your credit score. If possible, strive for at least three good accounts.

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[21 Feb 2024 | 2 Comments | 10,568 views]
Credit Card Balance Transfers can Help Your Credit Score

A 0% balance transfer offer can seem like an amazing way to eliminate credit card interest payments. Yet some credit card users remain concerned that taking advantage of these offers will hurt their credit score. In fact, the opposite may be true as there are several reasons why receiving a 0% APR balance transfer credit card may actually improve one’s credit score.

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[20 Feb 2024 | One Comment | 3,212 views]
Opening a Credit Card at a Department Store Will Lower Your Credit Score

While on a shopping spree, you open credit-card accounts at several of your favorite department stores to snap up discounts of 10% or 15%. You’re saving a bundle, but you may be chipping away at your credit score.

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[17 Feb 2024 | No Comment | 2,778 views]
Wells Fargo is Now Offering a Free Credit Score Check

Wells Fargo customers will have free access to one of their credit scores and credit reports until November 16, 2014 in conjunction with the American Bankers Association’s annual campaign “Get Smart About Credit.” It’s the third year of this promotion, according to a news release from Wells Fargo and it requires customers to visit a local bank branch to obtain their personal access codes for the data.