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If you’re looking to repair your credit, you may have come across websites that advertise a credit privacy number, credit protection number or CPN. These numbers are nine digits like a Social Security number (SSN), and sellers claim that you … Continue reading →
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When you think âcredit score,â you probably think âFICO.â The Fair Isaac Corporation introduced its FICO scoring system in 1989, and it has since become one of the best-known and most-used credit scoring models in the United States. But it isn’t the only model on the market. Another popular option is called VantageScore, the product… Read More
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A missed credit card or loan payment can have a seriously detrimental effect on your credit report. The golden rule of using a credit card is to make your payments on time every time, building a respectable payment history, avoiding debt, and keeping your creditor happy. But what happens when you fall behind with your […]
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The following is a guest post from The Savvy Couple. As much as we donât like to admit it, money is a very important tool that can be used to better our lives. So why donât we take better care of managing it? Luckily, there are some savvy money moves that you can make this… Read More
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Around a third of active military service members in 2019 said they didn’t pay all their bills on time, and close to that number of military spouses said the same. Military service can require some serious financial planning. But many service members might not realize how joining the military impacts their creditâand how their credit… Read More
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In a recession itâs common for many people to rely on credit cards and loans to balance their finances. Itâs the ultimate catch-22 since, during a recession, these financial products can be even harder to qualify for. This holds true, according to historical data from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. It found that […]
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Maintaining a healthy credit score requires a good bit of focus, determination and hard work. Here are 7 mobile phone applications that can help keep your credit building on track.
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Getting a new car is a big decision, and you should choose your next vehicle carefully. But if you think finding the right car is difficult, deciding whether to lease or buy can be even more overwhelming. Start the process right by understanding the minimum credit score to lease a car and determining whether this… Read More