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[5 Mar 2017 | No Comment | 2,170 views]
What Will a Bad Credit Score Cost you?

Having a bad credit score will cost you a lot more than a higher interest rate for a few loans. It extends into many parts of your financial life. So many people fail to understand how important their credit is until they try to buy a home or take out a loan. People with bad credit usually know that they will have to pay higher interest rates. But they often don’t realize how deeply they will really be affected.

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[4 Mar 2017 | One Comment | 2,699 views]
20 Quick Tips to Improve Your Credit Score

There are many misconceptions about credit scores out there. Every time you apply for credit, apply for a job that requires you to handle money, or even apply for some apartment living, your credit score it checked.

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[1 Mar 2017 | 2 Comments | 4,262 views]
Holiday Season Retailers may Ding Your Credit Score

This holiday season, retailers may nudge you a little harder to sign up for their store credit cards. Perks could include discounts of 10% or more on your first purchase and introductory offers that allow you to delay payments, interest or both.

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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | 1,725 views]
Do you Want a Credit Card? Do This First!

There’s no need to waste your time — and some short-term damage to your credit score — by applying for a credit card offer that’s out of your league. This first step is crucial because the information in your credit reports — and the scores that are calculated as a result — will be critical in determining which cards you get and how much you pay for them.

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[25 Feb 2017 | 2 Comments | 2,506 views]
How Auto Insurance Companies use Your Credit Score to Determine how Much you pay for Your Auto Insurance Rates

Insurance companies can use use drivers’ credit scores and personal credit score information to determine how much to charge for auto insurance rates.