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[23 Aug 2019 | One Comment | 3,585 views]
Closing Credit Cards can Hurt Your Credit Score

This has become less “strange” in recent years, but closing your credit cards can hurt your score.

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[21 Aug 2019 | No Comment | 2,544 views]
Does Your Credit Score Need a Tweak? Here’s How!

A credit score is either a blessing or a curse cast down upon you from the digital cloud. A score of 740 qualifies you for the best interest rate on a conventional mortgage. A score under 640 means ugly interest, and a number under 620 makes it very hard to get a mortgage at all.

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[29 Jul 2019 | One Comment | 4,719 views]
Credit Checks Determine if Your Creditworthy

Well, the notion of credit for a job well done extends beyond your personal, academic, or professional achievements and into your financial life. In the financial sense, credit is an agreement between a lender, a bank, credit union, credit card issuer, utility company, or other institution that has a financial stake—and a borrower.

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[16 Jul 2019 | One Comment | 4,758 views]
How to Achieve a FICO Score of 785 or Higher

With the average FICO credit score estimated at 690 (the highest possible score is 850), chances are most Americans wouldn’t mind some advice on how to improve. Of all consumers, just 25 percent have managed to achieve a score of 785 or higher.

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[13 Jul 2019 | 2 Comments | 3,392 views]
Getting Married Won’t Lower Your FICO Score if Your Spouse has a bad FICO Score

You are about to get married, and your Fiance’s FICO Score is 200 points lower than yours. Once you wed, your scores will be combined, and your mate’s low score will pull yours down.