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[26 Jan 2020 | One Comment | 5,538 views]
Un-Paid Utility Bills Will Damage Your Credit Report and Lower Your FICO Score 100 Points

Your credit score report can be affect by more than your available credit history. We talk about how credit cards, mortgages, car loans, and any type of loan that reports to all 3 credit bureaus will affect your credit score. We don’t always talk about utility companies and how they can have a negative impact on your credit report. Here are utility companies I like to consider non-creditors. In other words these companies don’t give you a line credit, they just provide a service.

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[16 Jan 2020 | 3 Comments | 7,635 views]
Eliminate Debt Without Bankruptcy Protection

If your in debt, you must devise some plan to get out of the red. You can declare bankruptcy (Chapter 13 or Chapter 7), but that will tarnish your credit and financial records. An alternative is the wage earner plan — which allows you to meet your debts methodically without bankruptcy.

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[14 Jan 2020 | One Comment | 4,984 views]
What is the Role of a Credit Bureau?

The credit bureau keeps record of an individual’s credit history. A credit bureau prepares an individual’s credit report that contains every payment detail for that individual. A credit report also contains an individual’s personal information such as the name, residential address, official address, etc.

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[8 Jan 2020 | One Comment | 4,183 views]
Sample Credit Letter for no Response to Follow-Up of a Dispute Letter

If it has been thirty days since you disputed a debt and you still have not received a response from the creditor and/or the credit bureau, then you should follow-up with the credit bureau as soon as possible. It is common for credit bureaus to become overwhelmed with disputes, and sometimes dispute letters get overlooked.

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[20 Oct 2019 | No Comment | 5,490 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!