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Posted on 18 Mar 2019 | 2,748 views
Filing Bankruptcy Requires a Credit Counseling Certificate

One of the pre-filing requirements involves obtaining a certificate of successful completion of credit counseling with a government approved counseling agency. The counseling can take place up to six months prior to filing. If time is of the essence in filing for bankruptcy protection and you have not completed the counseling sessions, this can cause delays and problems so don’t wait until the last minute.

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Posted on 18 Mar 2019 | 3,342 views
Citi is another Credit Card That is Offering Free Credit Scores

Citi is another credit card that is offering free credit scores in the latest financial institution perks to give customers free credit scores through the FICO Open Access program, FICO announced, making it the largest participant in the program that will be available to more than 60 million consumers in 2015.

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Posted on 17 Mar 2019 | 3,487 views
How to Deal With Debt Collectors

If you have debt, chances are you’ll have to deal with a debt collector at some point, at least until you pay off the debt. Even if you’ve hired a debt settlement company to help you negotiate down your debt, debt collectors may still contact you for payment. Here are some tips for dealing with debt collectors, even when they get rude.

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Posted on 17 Mar 2019 | 2,815 views
How Does a Credit Score Increase or Decrease Each Month?

The majority of credit scores don’t increase or decrease every month, largely because the person is in what is known as “steady state” or equilibrium where their patterns of credit use and payment are balanced over time.

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Posted on 16 Mar 2019 | 6,414 views
Fix Your Credit Report After a Divorce

When a couple is married, they often hold joint accounts, such as savings, credit cards and mortgages. This links their credit scores together. If you’ve just gone through a divorce, your credit may be in shambles. Sometimes, one partner will run up a huge credit card bill, deplete the equity in the home or otherwise try to wreak havoc with the credit score of the other party. It’s important to address this problem head on.