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[1 Dec 2017 | One Comment | 3,335 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.

Fico Scores »

[28 Nov 2017 | 2 Comments | 2,902 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.

Rebuilding Credit »

[20 Nov 2017 | No Comment | 1,205 views]
How to Remove Medical Debt From Your Credit Report

When an individual gets into a serious accident or incurs a large sum of medical bills from an illness, it can be hard to repay the debts before the hospital turns the debts over to a collection agency. Once the debts are at a collection agency, they are placed as line items on that individual’s credit report.

Credit Repair Letters »

[14 Nov 2017 | 3 Comments | 16,446 views]
Sample Letter Requesting a Copy of Your Credit Report

The information in your credit report determines in large part what kind of credit, from car loans to credit cards to mortgages, you’ll be able to get. Federal law gives you the right to know what consumer credit information is collected on you and you need to exercise that right.

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[9 Nov 2017 | No Comment | 2,211 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.