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[19 Nov 2019 | No Comment | 2,810 views]
Free Credit Monitoring With Credit Sesame

Credit Sesame is a Website that helps people manage their credit — its offering users free credit monitoring, a service that the big three credit bureaus offer for a fee. However, Credit Sesame monitors information from a single credit bureau — Experian.

Credit Repair Letters »

[17 Nov 2019 | 3 Comments | 18,834 views]
Sample Letter Requesting a Copy of Your Credit Report

The information in your credit report determines in large part what kind of credit, from car loans to credit cards to mortgages, you’ll be able to get. Federal law gives you the right to know what consumer credit information is collected on you and you need to exercise that right.

Fico Scores »

[12 Nov 2019 | 5 Comments | 11,635 views]
FICO Score Being Replaced by CoreScore Credit Score With new Credit File

Anyone who has recently applied for a mortgage knows that lenders are already looking much more closely at your financial affairs. But soon, they’ll be able to easily delve into the deepest recesses of your financial life, accessing information that never before appeared on your credit report.

Free Credit Report »

[9 Nov 2019 | 2 Comments | 3,309 views]
How to get a Free FICO Score Based on Your Credit Report

Start by doing a credit checkup — you can monitor your credit yourself by requesting a free report once a year from each of the credit bureaus through www.annualcreditreport.com but the free report won’t include your credit score, you’ll pay about $8 to get the credit bureau’s proprietary number.

Fico Scores »

[1 Nov 2019 | 2 Comments | 6,290 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.