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[18 Nov 2018 | One Comment | 3,467 views]
Divorce, Your Credit Report and Credit Score

Divorce is all about division – the separation of two people from each other, dividing up property, dividing kids’ time between parents but does divorce have to mean a separation from a good credit score?

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[4 Nov 2018 | No Comment | 5,008 views]
7 Things you Probably Didn’t Know Affected Your Credit Score

All Credit Reports are Not Created Equal — This means that your interest rate is somewhat dependent on whichever credit report your lender uses. This may not sound significant but a few points could mean the difference between being classified from the no credit risk category to the some Credit Risk category or even the default credit risk category. This could mean having several percentage points added to your loan.

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[8 Oct 2018 | One Comment | 5,088 views]
Divorced With Joint Credit Accounts can Lower Your FICO Score

No consumer is prevented from acquiring credit solely based on marital status. The Equal Opportunity Credit Act outlaws discrimination of all forms to provide consumers with equal access to credit resources. If you recently experienced a divorce, however, your credit score may be negatively impacted after you separate from your spouse.

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[24 Sep 2018 | No Comment | 2,551 views]
Sample Credit Repair Letter for Items in Credit Reports Belonging to a Former Spouse

One of the major casualties of divorce is the damage incurred to both party’s credit. Not only do you incur the expense of divorce proceedings and attorneys, but divorce can send you spiraling into bankruptcy. Until your former spouse’s information is completely irradiated from your credit file, his or her mistakes with money can also reflect on your credit score. This is why it is advisable to take the following steps sooner rather than later.

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[9 Sep 2018 | 5 Comments | 10,775 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.