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[20 Nov 2018 | 2 Comments | 6,296 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.

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[19 Nov 2018 | One Comment | 2,817 views]
Asking a Banker to Check Score can Hurt Your Credit Score

If you have friends who work at banks, especially if they are in lending, you might be tempted to ask them to check your credit score for free.

Fico Scores »

[16 Nov 2018 | One Comment | 3,858 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.

Rebuilding Credit »

[13 Nov 2018 | One Comment | 2,683 views]
Credit Cards With no Limit can Hurt Your Credit Score

Some credit cards come with absolutely no listed limit, which at first may seem like a good thing.

Credit Repair Letters »

[9 Nov 2018 | One Comment | 4,113 views]
Sample Credit Letter for Inaccurately Reported Items After Investigation Request

It’s very common for credit reports to contain errors. Anything from inaccurate late payments to accounts that aren’t yours or maybe even a falsely reported bankruptcy could mistakenly end up on your credit report. Because so many businesses use your credit report to make decisions about you. It’s important that your credit report is accurate.