Tag: fix your credit score

What Wikipedia Won’t Tell You About How to Fix Your Credit Score

You have to recognize the drill by now. Right about this time every year, the financial doomsayers stand up behind their pulpits and declare that the end is near. Americans aren’t saving enough to retire, much less pay off their debt. or say “fix your credit score!”  We’re doomed, the sky is falling, and so on and so on.

 

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3 Ways to Protect Your Child From Identity Theft

Is your child receiving a lot of credit card offers? It may be a red flag an identity thief has opened credit in your child’s name.

Identity theft is becoming a bigger problem in the United States. As technology becomes more sophisticated, hackers are finding more and better ways to steal our identities. And the theft isn’t limited to adults.

 

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Simple Strategies for Better Money Management

Smart money management is about more than understanding the math. That part is simple: Spend less than you earn, and invest early and often so compounding will make you rich when you’re old.

The numbers aren’t difficult, but the psychological and emotional hurdles that prevent most people from achieving their financial dreams are. It doesn’t have to be that way if you can stay on the right side of the mental issues surrounding your nest egg.

 

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How to Repair Credit the Right Way

Whether you’ve had a major financial breakdown and would like to begin the process of starting over, or you let one too many late payments slip through and have damaged your credit standing, to repair credit is not only possible, it’s necessary. Without good credit, you may be turned down for loans or have trouble with ever-increasing credit card rates. So what can you do?

 

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9 fast fixes for your credit scores

So you’ve had a few problems getting the bills paid lately, and you’re wondering what you can do to repair the damage to your credit.

You’ve got plenty of company. Tens of millions of people in the United States have credit blemishes severe enough (and FICO credit scores under 620) to make obtaining loans and credit cards with reasonable terms difficult. Here’s 9 fast fixes to fix your credit score

 

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5 Characteristics of People with an Excellent Credit Score

 

 

 

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Are you one of those people with stellar credit? If so, that’s wonderful! If you’re like a lot of people, though, your credit is a work in progress and you’re always trying to keep your finances solid. So, what is different about those people who have excellent credit?

 

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