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Posted on 24 Jul 2017 | 1,956 views
*How to Raise Your Credit Score by 20 Points*

Although 20 points doesn’t seem like much, it can mean a lot when it comes to your credit score. You wouldn’t know it from the consumer side, but there is a world of difference between a credit score of 580 and 600. Your options open up when you increase your credit score by 20 points, and they close up when your credit score decreases — find out how to increase your score by 20 points.

Rebuilding Credit »

Posted on 24 Jul 2017 | 1,462 views
Second Chance Checking With Bad Credit on ChexSystems

7.7% of Americans don’t have a bank account, but not everyone is checking-less by choice. If your ChexSystems score affects your ability to open a regular checking account, you still have a chance to put yourself on the road to financial security with a 2nd chance checking account. A second chance checking account is like a checking account for bad credit.

Credit Repair Letters »

Posted on 22 Jul 2017 | 11,997 views
Remove a Foreclosure From Your Credit Report by Validating the Debt Sample Letter

A home Foreclosure will stay on your credit report for seven years. This can make it difficult for you to purchase big-ticket items such as a car or a house if you cannot afford to pay cash. However, if your foreclosure was unjustly executed, or the institution that provided your mortgage is not fairly reporting your credit, there are steps you can take to have the foreclosure removed early.

Fico Scores »

Posted on 22 Jul 2017 | 942 views
5 Habits of Credit Card Users With High Credit Scores

Aiming for a perfect credit score might seem like you’re trying to attain the unattainable, but hitting the coveted 850 FICO score isn’t impossible. A dedicated few find a way to obtain it by taking such steps as acquiring and maintaining good financial behaviors, monitoring their credit, and using only a small percentage of their available credit each month.

Rebuilding Credit »

Posted on 21 Jul 2017 | 4,368 views
Do Checking and Savings Accounts Help Establish Credit?

In this day and age, just about every facet of life is connected to your creditworthiness. It’s not just about buying a home or car anymore. Employers check credit reports to see if you are trustworthy. Insurance companies tie premiums to your credit rating. Even landlords check credit ratings to see if you pay your bills on time. Establishing credit helps you get the best deals of life’s big purchases.