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[22 Jun 2017 | One Comment | 2,173 views]
Open new Credit Accounts With High Limits to Raise Your FICO Credit Score

Get a credit card with a high limit, keep the balance low and use the credit card to establish a credit history or boost a low credit score. Remember — the more available credit on a credit card, the better.

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[20 Jun 2017 | No Comment | 1,642 views]
Credit Card Minimum Credit Scores Needed for Store Credit Cards Requirements

Minimum FICO credit score requirements for store credit cards are different for approval from store to store. While credit card companies do not disclose their credit requirements, we can estimate credit requirements for a particular card based upon surveys of previous applicants’ experiences applying for the particular credit card.

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[14 Jun 2017 | One Comment | 2,140 views]
Have at Least Three Open Accounts to Raise Your FICO Credit Score

Having more than one credit account can boost your credit score. If possible, strive for at least three good accounts.

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[11 Jun 2017 | One Comment | 1,927 views]
Opening a Credit Card at a Department Store Will Lower Your Credit Score

While on a shopping spree, you open credit-card accounts at several of your favorite department stores to snap up discounts of 10% or 15%. You’re saving a bundle, but you may be chipping away at your credit score.

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[31 May 2017 | No Comment | 1,710 views]
New Credit Score Model Will Help Establish Credit for Millions

A new credit scoring model will potentially boost scores for many credit applicants and help establish credit for millions of people who previously had little or no credit history. The new scoring model will be used in the latest version of the VantageScore, the credit score created by the three major credit bureaus — Experian, Equifax and TransUnion.