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[20 Aug 2017 | No Comment | 940 views]
How to Dispute Credit Report Errors With the Credit Bureaus

The three credit reporting bureaus deal with a substantial amount of information daily. As a result, mistakes can occur on your credit report. By requesting and reviewing the free annual credit reports from each of the credit reporting bureaus, you can be on the lookout for errors that may exist on your report.

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[5 Aug 2017 | One Comment | 3,125 views]
Is a FICO Score the Same as my Credit Score?

A FICO Score is a brand of credit score — FICO stands for Fair Isaac Corporation and Fair Isaac is the company that developed the software program used by the credit bureaus to compile and calculate credit scores for U.S. consumers.

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[2 Aug 2017 | 2 Comments | 2,676 views]
Bad FICO Scores Will Damage Your Credit Report Because of These 14 Credit Mistakes

There are a wide variety of myths floating around about what you should and shouldn’t do to improve your credit reports and credit scores.

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[15 Jul 2017 | No Comment | 2,040 views]
How to get a Mortgage Loan With a Low Credit Score

Home ownership is a part of achieving the American dream. For many, the only thing standing between them and owning a home is a low credit score. Lenders rely heavily on FICO Scores when determining whether to fund a mortgage — low credit scores equate to high risk. Still, it isn’t impossible to get a mortgage with a low credit score.

Free Credit Report »

[1 Jul 2017 | No Comment | 2,105 views]
How to get Your Credit Score for Free Online

The credit bureaus are more than happy to charge you for your credit score, but you don’t need to pay if you know where to look. There are two major online companies right now which offer consumers a free credit score based on the information found in their credit reports. To be clear, these are not the FICO credit score, which is the industry standard. But the scores are based on the same data and should be a good representation of your FICO score.