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[22 Mar 2019 | No Comment | 4,921 views]
10 Ways to Increase Your (FICO) Credit Score 25 Points

If you haven’t started playing the FICO game yet, here are 10 little-known credit cheats that will help you get to the next credit level. There’s one score that follows you around for life — your credit score!

Rebuilding Credit »

[20 Mar 2019 | One Comment | 5,907 views]
Can I get a Mortgage, Credit Card or Auto Loan With a Credit Score of 550?

In order to improve your credit score, it’s always the same formula — you need to make on-time payments, reduce debt, increase credit lines and use plenty of diversity in your credit profile. Additionally, it will help significantly to keep old lines of credit open.

Free Credit Report »

[20 Mar 2019 | 2 Comments | 3,037 views]
How to get a Free FICO Score Based on Your Credit Report

Start by doing a credit checkup — you can monitor your credit yourself by requesting a free report once a year from each of the credit bureaus through www.annualcreditreport.com but the free report won’t include your credit score, you’ll pay about $8 to get the credit bureau’s proprietary number.

Rebuilding Credit »

[17 Mar 2019 | One Comment | 3,487 views]
How to Deal With Debt Collectors

If you have debt, chances are you’ll have to deal with a debt collector at some point, at least until you pay off the debt. Even if you’ve hired a debt settlement company to help you negotiate down your debt, debt collectors may still contact you for payment. Here are some tips for dealing with debt collectors, even when they get rude.

Rebuilding Credit »

[16 Mar 2019 | 2 Comments | 6,414 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.