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[23 Jul 2021 | No Comment | 2,034 views]
FICO Score Changes to FICO Score 9 Could Boost Your Credit Score

A new version of FICO’s credit score formula will raise the scores of people with medical debts, or who paid off other debts in collection but people with unpaid debts on their record that aren’t related to health care would see their scores fall, making it harder for them to get a personal loan or credit card, or raising the interest rates they’ll have to pay, FICO said.

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[21 Jul 2021 | One Comment | 4,304 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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[6 Jul 2021 | One Comment | 4,902 views]
20 Quick Tips to Improve Your Credit Score

There are many misconceptions about credit scores out there. Every time you apply for credit, apply for a job that requires you to handle money, or even apply for some apartment living, your credit score it checked.

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[22 Jun 2021 | 2 Comments | 4,912 views]
Your FICO Score Could Lose 50 Points by not Following This Credit Card Strategy

Borrowing money today requires impressing an increasingly hard-to-please crowd. With creditors of all kinds more cautious than ever, you need an A+ application to land the best terms — and that means an A+ credit score, the number lenders use to judge your risk of default.

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[4 Sep 2011 | 2 Comments | 5,751 views]
Protecting Your Credit Score if you get Divorced

Divorce decrees do not relieve either party of joint financial responsibility. The purpose of divorce is to split off emotionally, and financially, from your ex-spouse. If you aren’t careful, your ex-spouse’s handling of your once-joint credit accounts can haunt your “FICO Score” and “Credit Rating” for years. If you had joint debts which existed before your divorce, and these accounts are not both paid off and closed, you are just asking for trouble.