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[29 Nov 2019 | 3 Comments | 12,677 views]
Remove a Car Repo From Your Credit Report

Just because you settled with a car loan company after a car repossession, that doesn’t mean that they have to remove it from your Equifax, Experian or TransUnion reports.

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[27 Nov 2019 | No Comment | 1,739 views]
Credit Score Needed to Buy a House

Your credit score is just one of the factors your mortgage lender will use to determine whether you qualify for financing. The problem is, every lender uses different methods to determine your credit worthiness. So, in some cases, a minimum score is difficult to determine for conventional loans. In other cases, especially when loans are underwritten or insured by government organizations, there are minimum credit scores to qualify.

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[11 Nov 2019 | No Comment | 2,246 views]
Tips for Improving Credit Scores

Credit scores influence nearly all things financial in your life. Banks, credit card companies and others use credit scores in deciding whether to give you a loan, how much money you can borrow and how much interest to charge you. Here’s some advice for improving your credit score:

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[8 Nov 2019 | 3 Comments | 7,874 views]
The 5 Types of Identity Theft

Identity theft may be used to facilitate or fund other crimes including illegal immigration, terrorism, phishing and espionage. There are cases of identity cloning to attack payment systems, including online credit card processing and medical insurance. Sources such as the non-profit Identity Theft Resource Center sub-divide identity theft into five categories.

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[31 Oct 2019 | 2 Comments | 4,503 views]
How to Fight a Debt Lawsuit

What happens when you are sued by a debt collector? While it may feel like the end of the world, it’s a pretty routine occurrence in courts across the country. Most debt collection law firms file hundreds of lawsuits a day, assuming that 99% of defendants will not answer.