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[20 Sep 2019 | One Comment | 7,041 views]
Paying off a Collection can Drop Your FICO Score by 35 Points

So you have some extra money in your pocket and you’ve decided to pay off one of your credit card collections early. You know that credit scores are extremely important so your goal is to pay off the collection that will yield the most credit score improvement — the “FICO ROI” (return on investment).

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[16 Sep 2019 | No Comment | 1,951 views]
Prepaid MasterCard Credit Card Deals and Offers for People With Bad Credit Scores

Prepaid MasterCard is the easiest way to pay — just load one with funds and use it for all the things you use cash for such as shopping, bill payments, or everyday purchases. You can use MasterCard Prepaid cards wherever Debit MasterCard is accepted and get the added convenience that cash doesn’t offer.

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[16 Sep 2019 | No Comment | 2,074 views]
Bad Credit Auto Loan Financing Credit Score Needed for Approval

The average American credit score is 678, but there is a range of credit scores that auto loan lenders will find acceptable. You can qualify for a auto loan with a low credit score, but you may need to seek alternative lending options to do so. In order to secure a auto loan with a traditional lender, you will need to be in the medium to low-risk credit range — this credit score range includes all scores more than 650.

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[15 Sep 2019 | One Comment | 3,316 views]
Open new Credit Accounts With High Limits to Raise Your FICO Credit Score

Get a credit card with a high limit, keep the balance low and use the credit card to establish a credit history or boost a low credit score. Remember — the more available credit on a credit card, the better.

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[14 Sep 2019 | 2 Comments | 3,843 views]
How Auto Insurance Companies use Your Credit Score to Determine how Much you pay for Your Auto Insurance Rates

Insurance companies can use use drivers’ credit scores and personal credit score information to determine how much to charge for auto insurance rates.