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Rebuilding Credit »

[27 Mar 2017 | One Comment | 4,135 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.

Featured »

[18 Mar 2017 | 2 Comments | 5,484 views]
How to Settle Medical Bill Debts

In the past several years, medical debt has become more burdensome for many families. So much so that medical bills have become a major cause of personal bankruptcy. It’s not that people have no health insurance. Many individuals who cite medical debt as the cause of their bankruptcy were actually covered under a health insurance plan at the time the medical expenses were incurred. The problem is that certain medical expenses are often uncovered. Debt settlement may be an alternative to bankruptcy for dealing with your medical expenses.

Credit Repair Letters »

[7 Mar 2017 | 2 Comments | 9,569 views]
Debt Settlement Sample Letter

Debt settlement, also known as debt arbitration, debt negotiation or credit settlement, is an approach to debt reduction in which the debtor and creditor agree on a reduced balance that will be regarded as payment in full.

Fico Scores »

[2 Mar 2017 | One Comment | 5,320 views]
Paying off a Collection can Drop Your FICO Score by 35 Points

So you have some extra money in your pocket and you’ve decided to pay off one of your credit card collections early. You know that credit scores are extremely important so your goal is to pay off the collection that will yield the most credit score improvement — the “FICO ROI” (return on investment).

Fico Scores »

[20 Jan 2017 | 2 Comments | 4,273 views]
Bounced Checks or Non Sufficient Funds (NSF) Checks can be Sent to a Collection Agency and Damage Your Credit Score

NSF checks (Non Sufficient Funds), also referred as a bounced check are considered bad and will end up on your credit report — lowering your FICO Score and preventing you from obtaining credit.