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[23 Mar 2019 | 5 Comments | 11,068 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.

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[22 Mar 2019 | No Comment | 1,887 views]
Tips for Improving Credit Scores

Credit scores influence nearly all things financial in your life. Banks, credit card companies and others use credit scores in deciding whether to give you a loan, how much money you can borrow and how much interest to charge you. Here’s some advice for improving 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.

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[18 Mar 2019 | One Comment | 2,748 views]
Filing Bankruptcy Requires a Credit Counseling Certificate

One of the pre-filing requirements involves obtaining a certificate of successful completion of credit counseling with a government approved counseling agency. The counseling can take place up to six months prior to filing. If time is of the essence in filing for bankruptcy protection and you have not completed the counseling sessions, this can cause delays and problems so don’t wait until the last minute.

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[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.