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Why Credit Report Scores Are Important

Many of the younger generations are less concerned with their credit report scores than ever. Record numbers of young people are developing bad credit from the moment they turn eighteen and receive credit card offers. However, younger generations need to understand that they can put their entire futures in jeopardy by digging themselves a financial hole. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 08:27:38

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Want to come upstairs and see my credit score?

When should you do it? On the third date? After meeting her parents? Half-way through the first date? When it just feels right? ... . But unlike family ties, it can be nearly impossible to sever yourself from bad credit. This column ... significant other about his or her credit score probably makes you squeamish, but it’s a subject [more...]

Date: 2008-08-19 10:00:00

An AP Stats Lecture

Because yesterday's hearing ran so late, I missed my AP stats class. Here is the way I would explain what went on to my students ... , you lose about $50,000. If the borrower pays on time, your profit is about $100. So approving a bad ... has a credit score, called a FICO score (FICO is an acronym for Fair, Isaac Company, the name [more...]

Date: 2008-12-10 14:20:10


If you do not pay State or Federal taxes or pay a debt owed to a creditor, they can make a claim against your property ... from the mortgage and the lien! How does a lien affect my credit report and credit score? This type of security interest looks very bad on your credit report. Potential lenders see a lien on file [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 00:30:06

Exclusive Credit Cards Deals

.fullpost{display:inline;}As there are so many type and features of credit card offered in the market, ... if you don't want to be trapped in a sticky situation of having debts and bad credit score ... of credit card at extracreditcards.com. This website has the discussion and articles that will explain [more...]

Date: 2008-12-02 04:04:00

Borrowing for your home loan will get more expensive, Oct. 1

Thinking of buying a home this fall? You may want to close prior to October 1 or November 7, depending on who your lender is ... of their individual risk characteristics … And, if you’ve been bad (credit score under 720), you’ll pay ... quarter-point higher fees upfront. But, if you’ve been good (credit score above 720): Both [more...]

Date: 2008-08-20 14:00:40

Finance Issues Online

A good financial resource online can be found at Monitorbankrates.com, an abundant amount of financial quotes, articles, and links all at one site. With so much talked and written about credit that can be had while dealing with bad credit scores, I was surprised to see them talk concerning the issue of Excellent Credit Credit Cards receiving [more...]

Date: 2009-01-17 05:48:23

Your Free Credit Report Explained

Your Free Credit Report Explained January 11th, 2009 Subscribe To Our Feed Would you say you know all different aspects involved in a credit ... and bad credit score loan lenders recommendation respec ... of an emergency or something unexpected. Borrowers trying to get a loan are checked against their credit [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 17:52:29

Should You Walk Away From Your Home?

(source) Despite the struggle, most responsible homeowners don’t think twice about whether they should make the mortgage payment each month ... back from bad credit and don’t want to let your credit score sink again. Whether you choose to fight ... a shot at a loan modification, when you can just take the “Free Housing For Six Months Package” [more...]

Date: 2008-12-03 22:29:29

Catch Up For Cheap Auto Insurance

Monday, January 12, 2009 Wondering, when do I have my own car ? After so long I used to catch public transportation, now I'm want for my own vehicle ... No matter how bad is my credit score or excellent credit, theautofinder.com could guide me into find [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 05:51:00

How Can Lawsuit Funding May Help To Avoid A Bad Credit

Many lawsuit plaintiffs have financial troubles while they wait for a settlement problem that could make more low their credit level . Credit reports are piled up by firms named credit bureaus that get reports directly from lenders about their customers paying practices. Founded on a debtors history of paying bills and the amount of debt the man has , credit bureaus go with a credit score for each man . [more...]

Date: 2009-09-30 13:20:28

Bad Credit Repair Guides

Thursday, October 30, 2008 Do you often rejected in applying for loan because of your bad credit record? ... struggling, the bad records of our late payments and other kind of negative reports will hurt our credit ... score for some points. If you have no any idea on how to obtain those credit reports [more...]

Date: 2008-10-30 07:29:00

GM, Ford Death Watch

Fortune is reporting GM plunges 31% as outlook dims Investors cast a shocking vote of no confidence in the future of U.S. automakers Thursday ... % of sales volume came from people with bad credit scores," said Magliano. "Now the subprime buyer ... is coming back to haunt them. Lenders dramatically cut standards for credit worthiness at the beginning [more...]

Date: 2008-10-11 05:40:52

Some Questions about GMAC

I’m a little late to the GMAC bailout story, but after reading all the newspapers and blogs I usually read, ... with a credit score of 621 was a bad idea on Monday, why was it a good idea on Tuesday? The only theory ... that GMAC will start lending to anyone with a credit score above 620, down from their previous [more...]

Date: 2009-01-01 04:40:56

The Bank Life: Isn't It Swell

With banks getting preferred treatment by governments across the world, one wonders what life as a bank might be like ... of this former Dire Straits hit. Does a bad credit score hike your borrowing costs in real life? Again, better ... the drunk driver can crash into a wedding party, killing most attendees and wrecking the car. At that point [more...]

Date: 2008-11-28 16:28:23

Credit Score Rating Scale

by William Blake The credit score rating scale is a confusing numeric system to understand ... will look into. If you have too many credit applications made, this will look bad on your report ... . There are places that will offer free credit counseling [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 09:14:59

The Credits Secrets Bible Can Help Your Credit Score

Credit is a necessity that we all need. But if it is abused or overextended, you could end up in a bad situation. Credit cards and loan debt is at an all time high and people are looking for ways to repair ... published in 1994 and released as an EBook in 2006. The CPG has compiled dozens of credit repair [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 14:35:09

How to Repair Bad Credit – Find Out Just How Easy This Can Be

Lower credit scores are the result of minimum payments, late payments, too many cards and not enough income, and bad financial planning. Most people who have a credit card can not afford the lifestyle they live, and end up using most of their monthly income on credit cards…Last 5 posts by LendingTree Says Google's Getting Into Mortgage Quotes - September 11th, 2009U.S. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-12 06:00:56

Maintain A Reasonale Credit Score

Everyday the same gossip. I sat in the front of disk allotment another life with my computer. Bad Credit is becoming fairly interesting. I have been forced myself to look bold to bad trust car credit... well, well, well. Aside ... . If you have a high character achieve then you are more able to live a more relaxed life. Your credit tally [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 21:14:00

Insurance company

At carinsurancequote247.com, you will still be able to get free insurance quotes though you are included in high risk driver ... information on how sr22’s affect rates. The SR22 insurance policy is a high risk auto insurance policy, which ... who have vary of accidents or violations of traffic laws and also for those who have bad credit scores [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 02:23:59

Credit Anarchy in the U.K.

My credit score stinks in the United States, and I might be moving to the UK - what impact will this have? ... credit score? If they do, will it be much more difficult for me to find an apartment or open a bank ... that I am rather inclined to take. The job pays extremely well, but I’m wondering about how my bad [more...]

Date: 2009-01-17 04:46:39

High Risk Personal Loans: Ready Financial Help In Spite Of Bad Credit

A high risk personal loan is a golden opportunity for a bad credit borrower to recover his credit score by making timely repayments. It also saves him from further humiliation and fees and penalties. [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 13:19:26

Fixing Bad Credit Scores (pfblogs.org)

Welcome to How I Save Money! I recently looked at my credit score and saw that it had gone up due to a few factors. These were mainly items like me not adding to my debt load and paying my bills [more...]

Date: 2008-09-28 05:22:28


Car is the most precious thing to your life because it helps you to do anything, to go to work, vacation, ... , you are in a good place to get it. Check this information below and you will find the best insurance for your car ... who have bad credit scores. This service is all about protecting from high risk and DUI drivers [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 01:31:44

Universal Auto Loans : Arranged Loans With Different Features

Universal auto loans can help almost anyone. They are even a great way for those, who get their first experience in the world of finances. With bad credit history, borrowers can start building their score and earning themselves a good credit report.So many different features... read more [more...]

Date: 2008-12-10 10:31:57

How to Recover From A Bad Credit Rating As A Result of Hard Financial Times

by Darrell PriceRepairing your credit after you have suffered through a crisis such as a bankruptcy, foreclosure or a series of unfortunate financial events is a must if you are going to move on with your life. There is a lot to know about repairing your credit and raising your scores. Don’t worry; it is not difficult with the tips provided in this article.If you want to repair your credit yourself as opposed to letting a company do it for you, then you need to understand the basics of credit repair. [more...]

Date: 2009-07-05 13:35:08

Poor Credit Scores And House Loan Possibilities

When applying for a mortgage as part of your overall preparation for home ownership, your credit score is vital ... (FHA) home loan. In this article, we’ll cover both options. 1. Sub-prime lenders who offer “bad ... that loan is going to cost you in interest over the life of the loan. If your credit score is below [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 17:39:12

Credit Cards For People With Bad Credit Scores

Sometimes life lands you in a situation that causes your credit to suffer. A job loss or illness can send your credit rating south leaving you with nothing to do about it. [more...]

Date: 2009-01-18 01:46:38

How to Up Your Odds of Getting a Mortgage

by Troy Cruz William Engle Dawn Khoury James Nissen Robert Hill Chris Laning Janet Taylor Jack Enders Bruce Gross Rick Bean Keith Wood Ray Johnson ... is. When you are doing your homework, make sure you get your credit score. This is going to tell you how good or how bad ... that is going to lend to you. If your credit score is good, you are going to find [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 09:20:10

2007 Vs 2009

“The 14 Biggest Differences Between Investing NOW & Investing Pre Dec 2007” ... shortfalling properties, low yields and bad credit scores 2) Pre 2007: People were talking about growth ... in this 14) Pre 2007: Mortgage rates would change slowly, incrementally & infrequently. Cred [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 14:06:40

Credit Card Companies Are Closing Unused Accounts

Several GRS readers have written lately with the same credit card problem — but not the one you’d expect ... on to the accounts since they help my credit history. I just got some bad news about my oldest credit ... . And for my past loyalty they’re willing to potentially make me take a major hit on my credit score [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 19:00:00

The loan money i$ out there…….

Qualifying for a mortgage is not nearly as easy these days as it was just a couple of years ago, before the subprime-loan-market collapse and the worldwide credit freeze. Still, mortgages ... and detail – good or bad – your borrowing record contains. A consumer whose credit score is a little [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 17:02:23

New Year, Better Credit Score: Post 3

stockxpertcom_id12723501_size0-743295.jpg So FICO has branded you with a not-so-desirable credit score and you have made the resolution to bring ... month.  Remember also, not all debt is bad.  Items like mortgages and car loans on your credit report ... and see if they will take the late payment off so it doesn’t show up on your credit report [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 15:55:57

Mortgage Rates following a Dismal Jobs Report

This mornings Jobs Report was ugly. 240,000 non-farm jobs lost in October (higher than the expected 200,000) and unemployment at 6.5% ... with a sales price of $500,000 and a loan amount of $400,000. Rates are priced based on a low-mid credit score ... . Equally bad are the revisions to August and September's figures reflecting additional losses [more...]

Date: 2008-11-07 16:48:53

What GMAC’s financing means to you

The auto industry got another boost from the federal government this week, in the form of $5 billion in aid to GMAC, ... , but you can have a bad 621 and a good 621,” Griffin said about credit scores. “It doesn’t mean ... for consumers with less-than-pristine credit or those seeking a low financing rate on a new vehicle. Here’ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 14:00:09

Credit Card Lenders Clamp Down Hard

Consumers are in a newly austere mood, and those who have lived beyond or at the edge of their means may be forced to retrench whether they want to ... wrote off an estimated $21 billion in bad credit card loans in the first half of 2008 ... , some can come back to haunt consumers. The result can be a lower credit score, which forces a borrower [more...]

Date: 2008-10-29 03:50:36

Increase Your Credit Score - Use It or Lose It!

In case you did not know, I am a huge Dave Ramsey fan. This guy simply understands what it takes to truly become debt free ... not qualify for financing. I understand how the credit reporting bureaus calculate your credit ... and then pay these guys once a month. Not a bad deal….. That is until we were denied credit! Let [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 21:44:16

Pawn Shop Borrowing: The Upside

Getty Images Classy. Really ... , your credit score won’t suffer at all. Or if you have bad credit to begin with and can’ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 14:51:23

Treasury Warns Against Getting Into Trouble With Debt

Earlier this month the Treasury Department, headed by Henry Paulson, in conjunction with The Advertising Council, ... financial future. I love the tagline: “Don’t let your credit put you in a bad place.” In an apparent ... online video game that attempts to teach the importance of having a good credit score managing debt [more...]

Date: 2008-09-29 16:47:02

Is Gilbert The New Castle Rock?

I recently had a change of plea for a DUI in Gilbert where I started to feel like I was in a Stephen King novel ... . Maybe Gilbert wants to help out the payday loan business? Maybe they think a reduced credit score ... in effect. I think the judge actually felt bad about the policy, and I can see why. Not only does [more...]

Date: 2009-01-17 18:11:08

SmartAboutMoney.org - Taking Control of your finances

SmartAboutMoney.org is a website dedicated to helping you get a grasp on your finances ... of your life. I know I’ve been guilty of bad credit practices and it has taken me years to overcome ... ,retirement income planning,what is a good credit score,get out of debt plan,free household budget worksheets [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 17:21:20

Debt Consolidation Services: What Can Be Better That It?

You can get a loan anytime you want nowadays. But when the debts become too much and when the time to repay it arrives then problem seems to arise ... scores do not matters in these loans and along with the good credit holders you too will be allowed. All those bad credit records include defaults, arrears, late payment, skipping of installments [more...]

Date: 2009-01-17 00:24:32

Thinking for a used car loan is a right idea to save more and pay off your debt quickly

More and more people are searching for auto loans for bad credit . With household debt being at an all-time high, credit ratings keep dropping. Just a few years ago, individuals with low scores found it nearly impossible to be accepted for a car loans. Today, things have changed. Banks and lenders have realized that with the increasing debt, opportunities do exist to not only help consumers get a guaranteed car loan , but to help them rebuild their financial reputation once again. [more...]

Date: 2009-08-26 13:25:27

Short Term Loans: Small Financial Relief

Short term loans are small financial help extended to all. Those with bad credit scores can also entail these loans. There is no restriction on the usage of loan amount. [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 13:19:26

GMAC Restricts Financing To Credit Scores Over 700

Gmac_logo170 The credit crunch has already been affecting the automotive market for months, ... Related Credit Crunch Hitting Car Dealers (KickingTires) How Wall Street's Woes Affect Car Shoppers ... but now there is concrete evidence of exactly how bad it is. GMAC, the financing arm partly owned [more...]

Date: 2008-10-14 14:23:25


For years, immigrants to the U.S. have viewed buying a home as the ultimate benchmark of success ... loans, which carry high interest rates and are tailored to borrowers with low credit scores or few ... the housing boom. But when these markets began to weaken, bad loans depressed the value of neighboring [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 13:19:54

My Year End Financial Performance Review

Mr. ToughMoneyLove has spent a good part of the past five months being critical of others who use poor judgment in matters of personal finance ... of the almighty credit score.  Depending on your own attitude about these subjects, I may come across ... now looking at the yearly performance of our entire portfolio.  Frankly, I knew it was bad [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 13:33:20

She had enough. But she wanted MORE.

It is generally a bad idea during The Period of Austerity to window shop ... credit score" you've spent your weekly budget on...tea lights? (How on earth did that happen [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 04:11:44

Friday’s Rates on Thursday

Huh?  Since tomorrow is Independence Day, the bond markets will be closed…so I thought I would provide you with mortgage rates on today ... with a minimum credit score of 720, “full doc” purchase with a sales price of $500,000 and a loan ... %.   Rates should be doing great with all this bad news, right?  Not so fast!  It seems as though Wall Street [more...]

Date: 2008-07-03 18:00:27

Why would anyone buy a home today?

From MarketWatch: Home buyers advised to look before they leap Fox-Pitt Kelton home-builder analyst Robert Stevenson said Wednesday he thinks this year will turn out to be “a bad time to buy a home” as the U.S. economy loses more jobs ... or no down payment and shaky credit scores are long gone. For buyers, the big fear is purchasing [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 18:21:09

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