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[4 Jun 2021 | One Comment | 4,279 views]
What is a Good Fico Credit Score?

A good FICO score is one that exceeds 700. Any amount above that number is generally sufficient to qualify for the lowest available rates on most types of loans, but it is not a one way ticket to being able to take out extraordinarily large loans-your income will have a more significant effect on that.

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[12 Jun 2016 | No Comment | 7,421 views]
Orchard Bank is the Best Credit Card for Bad Credit

Send in one application to Orchard Bank, a subsidiary of HSBC, and you’ll be considered for four different cards. Based on your credit, you may be offered one of three unsecured credit cards or a secured card.

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[8 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 8,028 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.

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[9 Feb 2014 | One Comment | 36,324 views]
Rebuild Credit With a U.S. Bank Secured Visa Credit Card

The U.S. Bank Secured Visa Card, which is from a large bank, usually have the best credit card terms. Your security deposit can range from $300 to $5,000 and you earn interest on it, which is excellent. The fine print notes that your application could be denied if you’ve had a bankruptcy, are less than 18 years old, or if your security deposit is less than $300 to start.

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[9 Sep 2011 | 2 Comments | 72,209 views]
Piggyback Credit Cards to Boost Your FICO ’08 Credit Score

If your credit history isn’t all that long or spotless, adding a credit account with a long, positive credit history to your report will certainly boost your score but how do you all of a sudden add an old account to your credit report?