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[19 Nov 2017 | No Comment | 2,161 views]
*How to Raise Your Credit Score by 20 Points*

Although 20 points doesn’t seem like much, it can mean a lot when it comes to your credit score. You wouldn’t know it from the consumer side, but there is a world of difference between a credit score of 580 and 600. Your options open up when you increase your credit score by 20 points, and they close up when your credit score decreases — find out how to increase your score by 20 points.

Rebuilding Credit »

[16 Nov 2017 | One Comment | 4,661 views]
Do Checking and Savings Accounts Help Establish Credit?

In this day and age, just about every facet of life is connected to your creditworthiness. It’s not just about buying a home or car anymore. Employers check credit reports to see if you are trustworthy. Insurance companies tie premiums to your credit rating. Even landlords check credit ratings to see if you pay your bills on time. Establishing credit helps you get the best deals of life’s big purchases.

Free Credit Report »

[2 Nov 2017 | One Comment | 3,186 views]
Get Your FICO Score for Free

So, what is a FICO Score? It’s a number that is formulated based on your credit history helping lenders evaluate your credit risk. Your FICO Score is used to determine credit offers and interest rates — and now it’s free for you to view.

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[30 Oct 2017 | One Comment | 4,234 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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[23 Oct 2017 | One Comment | 4,513 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.