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[12 May 2017 | One Comment | 24,069 views]
Fix Your Credit FICO Score in a Hurry With a Rapid Rescore

A few credit score points can mean the difference between a good mortgage rate, a lousy one or getting a loan at all. But take heart — If errors are dragging down your score, you can get them fixed, just in time for your much-anticipated closing.

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[10 May 2017 | 2 Comments | 3,686 views]
Small Delinquencies are Overlooked in Calculating Your FICO ’08 Credit Score

With the newest version of the FICO credit scoring system, minor delinquencies are now overlooked in calculating creditworthiness.

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[7 May 2017 | 2 Comments | 1,889 views]
Closing a Credit Card you Have had the Longest Won’t Lower Your FICO Score

When you close the credit-card account that you’ve had the longest, it will lower the average age of your credit accounts and drag down your FICO Score.

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[6 May 2017 | 3 Comments | 2,341 views]
A Store Credit Card That Doesn’t Require Payments for Six Months Will Lower Your Credit Score

You charged thousands of dollars’ worth of appliances to a store credit card that doesn’t require payments for six months. As long as you make the payments in six months, your Credit Score will not be affected.

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[1 May 2017 | One Comment | 2,605 views]
A 30 Day Late Payment can Drop Your FICO Score 60 to 110 Points

Late payments are the “biggest foul” when it comes to credit cards, warns Ben Woolsey, director of marketing and consumer research at CreditCards.com — the consequences can include late fees, jacked-up interest rates and a lower credit score.