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Posted on 17 Dec 2018 | 3,531 views
What to do if You are a Victim of Identity Theft

If you find yourself a victim of identity theft, you can take some steps to minimize the damage and protect yourself against future theft in the process. It’s important to react as soon as you discover that a theft has taken place, so that thieves don’t have more time than necessary to completely destroy your finances or cause you a lot of problems.

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Posted on 16 Dec 2018 | 2,615 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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Posted on 15 Dec 2018 | 3,185 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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Posted on 14 Dec 2018 | 4,036 views
Credit Card Minimum Credit Scores Needed for Store Credit Cards Requirements

Minimum FICO credit score requirements for store credit cards are different for approval from store to store. While credit card companies do not disclose their credit requirements, we can estimate credit requirements for a particular card based upon surveys of previous applicants’ experiences applying for the particular credit card.

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Posted on 14 Dec 2018 | 1,786 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.