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Posted on 15 Mar 2019 | 3,297 views
Why Your Credit Score Hates Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas

You and I might revel in the crisp autumn weather, but your credit score hates this time of year. The reason? Starting in October and continuing through the next 90 days, many households dramatically increase their spending.

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Posted on 13 Mar 2019 | 3,255 views
How to Raise Your Credit Score 40 Points in 24 Hours

Have you ever seen your credit score crash? Sometimes at the last minute? We’ve all been surprised by credit reports that weren’t as great as we wanted them to be. This is how to make sure your credit report is headed in the right direction, especially if your going to get a home loan mortgage in the next 30 days.

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Posted on 12 Mar 2019 | 5,996 views
What is a Credit Inquiry and the Difference Between a Hard Inquiry or Soft Inquiry?

Any company, organization, or individual with a “legitimate business need” can request to see your credit history, and these requests are known as credit inquiries. They are divided into two categories called hard and soft inquiries — hard inquiries will affect your credit history and credit score while soft inquiries will not.

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Posted on 12 Mar 2019 | 3,987 views
Is a FICO Score the Same as my Credit Score?

A FICO Score is a brand of credit score — FICO stands for Fair Isaac Corporation and Fair Isaac is the company that developed the software program used by the credit bureaus to compile and calculate credit scores for U.S. consumers.

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Posted on 11 Mar 2019 | 4,984 views
Avoid These 5 Credit Score Disasters

Having at least a 721 credit score will give you a chance to secure some of the best financing options on the market, get preferred interest rates on loans and credit cards, and have more negotiating power when you’re talking terms with a prospective lender.