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[7 Jul 2019 | One Comment | 3,244 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 »

[4 Jul 2019 | One Comment | 4,220 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 »

[2 Jul 2019 | One Comment | 3,064 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.

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[8 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 7,918 views]
How to Raise and Increase Your FICO Score 100 Points

Your credit score is used by lenders to determine if you can get a mortgage loan and what interest rate they will charge you.  It is also used to obtain a car loan, cell phone contract –- even employers and landlords check it!  This is a precious 3 digit number you should try your best to protect.

Credit Repair »

[4 Sep 2011 | 2 Comments | 4,637 views]
Removing Bankruptcies and Foreclosures From Your Credit Report

Having a foreclosure on your credit report is like dropping a bomb on your credit score — almost cutting it in half in some instances. Your FICO Score will take a big hit that could remain on there for as much as seven years.