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[19 Nov 2018 | One Comment | 3,156 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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[4 Nov 2018 | No Comment | 5,008 views]
7 Things you Probably Didn’t Know Affected Your Credit Score

All Credit Reports are Not Created Equal — This means that your interest rate is somewhat dependent on whichever credit report your lender uses. This may not sound significant but a few points could mean the difference between being classified from the no credit risk category to the some¬†Credit Risk category or even the default credit risk category. This could mean having several percentage points added to your loan.

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[3 Nov 2018 | No Comment | 2,728 views]
*How to Raise Your Credit Score by 20 Points*

Although 20 points doesn’t seem like much, it can mean a lot when it comes to your credit score. You wouldn’t know it from the consumer side, but there is a world of difference between a credit score of 580 and 600. Your options open up when you increase your credit score by 20 points, and they close up when your credit score decreases — find out how to increase your score by 20 points.

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[30 Oct 2018 | One Comment | 4,004 views]
Raising Credit Scores for Home Loans

While most mortgage applicants know a good credit score is a key element for a loan approval, not everyone realizes raising your credit score by even a few points can make the difference between qualifying for a mortgage or not. In addition, if you are applying for a conventional mortgage rather than an FHA-insured home loan, you can pay a lower interest rate if you are able to boost your credit score into the next level.

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[27 Oct 2018 | No Comment | 2,740 views]
5 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score

Fixing your credit score can be very stressful at times and it feels like it’s never ending where the bills keep piling in and it seems like you’re making no progress. While most people tend to just give up and declare Bankruptcy, there are many ways you can fix your credit score and start off where you started when you first grabbed your first Credit Card.