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[21 Nov 2019 | One Comment | 3,654 views]
Getting Laid-Off Will not Lower Your FICO Score

You’ve been laid off from your job. The ensuing drop in your income could hurt your FICO score.

Rebuilding Credit »

[20 Nov 2019 | No Comment | 2,073 views]
Authorized User and Piggybacking a Credit Card

If you’ve been piggybacking on someones credit card as an authorized user for a while, you may wonder if you should bother to get your own credit card. It isn’t necessarily required, but it’s a good idea. Read on to find out what it means to be an authorized user and why you should apply for your own credit card when you can.

Free Credit Report »

[19 Nov 2019 | No Comment | 2,154 views]
How to Get a Free Credit Score Without a Credit Card

If you’ve ever tried to get your credit score for free, you know that there’s no such thing as a truly free credit score. You’re forced to enter your credit card information and sign up for a free trial of a service, just so you can forget to cancel and get charged for a service you don’t want. Though you can get a free credit report easily with no credit card, one popular website, Credit Karma, allows you to retrieve your credit score without providing any payment information.

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[15 Nov 2019 | No Comment | 2,840 views]
Credit Score Needed for a Sears Store Credit Card

Sears is a popular department store that specializes in consumer electronics, house wares, tools, clothing and other basic needs. The Sears credit card is designed for consumer purchases. It can be used for any merchandise in the store, warranty packages, and even servicing of appliances, tools, or other gadgets. This is a popular consumer store card that offers membership rewards to cardholders, as well as different coupons and members-only deals throughout the year.

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[12 Nov 2019 | 5 Comments | 11,635 views]
FICO Score Being Replaced by CoreScore Credit Score With new Credit File

Anyone who has recently applied for a mortgage knows that lenders are already looking much more closely at your financial affairs. But soon, they’ll be able to easily delve into the deepest recesses of your financial life, accessing information that never before appeared on your credit report.