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Increasing Your Credit Score Fast

Increasing Your Credit Score Fast Filed under: Anything Goes, Finance With the economy not doing so well right now, many people are going to need better credit. It’s going to get tougher to get a loan if you have a bad credit score. Improving your credit will go a long way towards owning that dream car or home [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 07:20:07

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How To Fix Your Credit Score

One of ten Americans face the problem of having terrible credit scores or credit reports. If your one of them and are searching for a program to repair your credit, and are a few good solutions for you to look into. Post Excerpt from: BecomingWhoYouWantToBe . Click "read article" to see complete version. Looking for more information on business, success and careers? Visit our affiliate sites: Health Wealth & Happiness and Finding My Passion in Life . [more...]

Date: 2009-09-21 21:35:41

Your Credit Score is Key When Financing a Car

Credit Score I did a tele-seminar recently for a group of women and they asked so many questions about car loans, credit scores and how to qualify for the best loan I thought I would pass on these great tips from Aware. Taking Steps to Boost Your Credit Score According to a consumer survey conducted [more...]

Date: 2008-12-09 22:34:49

Latest News in Credit Repair and Credit Score - Sept 02, 2009

Looking good for the long haul - Minneapolis Star Tribune 1 Sep 2009 at 12:11pm HOUSTON - There was little doubt who the marquee attraction was Monday night at Reliant Stadium. Two weeks after joining the Vikings, Brett Favre played into the third quarter of his team’s 17-10 victory over the Houston Texans. The future Hall of … New credit scoring model may boost some borrowers’ scores - Philiy.com 1 Sep 2009 at 8:43am CHICAGO - Even the most responsible borrowers slip up sometimes. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-02 10:58:27

Weekend Reading: August 24, 2008

I’m going to keep this round up nice and short since my family isn’t doing so well with cold and fever running rampant ... closer before forming your opinion. Credit Report Versus Credit Score at Free From Broke – A nice primer that distinguishes credit report from credit score. 4 Things That We Can Do to Fix Our National [more...]

Date: 2008-08-24 04:31:38

Improve Your Credit Score

We have been getting a lot of calls from this certain bank where my brother has applied for a loan ... you maintain a good credit score. But be sure to remove credit report errors so you would ... some of you can relate, and if there is one thing that could make everything stop, it is to improve credit score [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 02:25:22

Effortlessly and Easily Boost Your Credit Score

Many consumers have no clue what a credit score is comprised of. What are they measuring and how does this number correlate to my creditworthiness? While common sense tells us that paying our bills with time to spare is an imperative factor what else is key when it comes to credit scores? [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 19:22:16

Credit Nexus : Get 3-in-1 Free Credit Report

Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 No Comments Labels: affects my credit score, improve credit score, ... one website that teach you how to remove credit report errors? One thing is sure, first time I realize ... remove credit report errorsCredit Card - is a part of a system of payments named after the small [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 20:04:00

More Inactive Credit Cards Being Closed: Protect Your FICO Credit Score

If you haven’t heard already, several large credit card issuers (Chase, Washington Mutual, Citibank, Capital One, HSBC) ... . This is their legal right, but it can also negatively affect your credit score. Here’s why ... . Some credit repair experts say it does, others disagree. However, if someone does a manual review [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 11:48:09

Start Improving Your Credit Score Today

If you want to borrow money from a lender, you’ll quickly learn how important your credit score is ... your loan based on what they find. A bad credit score can also mean you’ll only be offered loans with interest rates significantly higher than standard rates. Basically, a credit score is a number [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 00:46:34

Good Credit Report Score

Good Credit Report Score December 20th, 2008 Subscribe To Our Feed Bankruptcy is an option but the laws have changed and it is not always the ... establishments that promised to help you may have ended up hindering you. Bad Consolidation Credit loan personal Getting your credit card debt relief procedure started is the most important thing [more...]

Date: 2008-12-20 06:19:18

Why A Credit Score Is Crutial To You

Credit scoring is nothing new, it’s been used for 4 decades. A good credit grade is crucial in our financially forced order ... you can begin to apply for a bad credit or no credit visa Master Card. This will be helpful ... a house or a car and gaining a charge card, a person must have a good standing in their credit history [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 21:05:48

8 ways to improve your credit score

8 ways to improve your credit score By Katie McCaskey, Geezeo.com Why? Because it’s harder than ever to get a loan. And the higher your credit score, the better your chances of securing a loan at a good interest rate when you need one. Read More » Cheat Sheet Biggest Loser Club on trimming [more...]

Date: 2008-12-13 00:46:40

Basics of Credit Repair

by Rob Kosberg People who know they have “bad” credit and are a big “credit risk” are usually aware that something has to change with the way they ... project. The “credit risk” label is based on your “credit report” and “credit score.” Therefore ... . On a yearly basis, you are able to receive a free report (fee for the credit score) from each [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 00:35:39

2008 Financial Goals - How Did I Do?

We are less than a month away to a brand new year. Around this time last year, there were several financial goals I wanted to accomplish in 2008 ... finance company. I never want to have another car loan again!!!!Increase My Credit Scores. My goal ... when my Experian credit score finally jumped above 720. I guess 4 out of 5 ain't too bad. I probably would [more...]

Date: 2008-12-15 11:45:00

Are You Thinking About Declaring Bankruptcy?

by Elma Evvie Declaring bankruptcy is one of the most difficult decisions and should never be taken lightly ... of before ou begin declaring bankruptcy that you may or may not know. 1. Your Credit Score: Your credit score is extremely important when it comes to getting new loans or even trying to get a job [more...]

Date: 2008-12-01 12:58:15

This Week in Credit: Fees and Scores

adele_D_20090115144535.jpg Getty Images Credit card pop art The bad news: ... . Some good news: Free credit scores might be offered more widely. Keepers of the FICO score Fair ... and have not finalized our suite of products and features at this time. Credit-score watchers, keep us posted [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 17:57:45

Why Is It Essential To Have A Good Credit Score?

by Jason Bishop A healthy credit score is principal in our financially driven order ... are entirely wiped clean, an individual can begin obtaining a no credit or bad credit Master Card ... . This will enable you to use your credit card to purchase luxury items like holidays. There are free ways [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 19:41:17

Free Credit Report and Scores

Free Credit Report and Scores January 14th, 2009 Subscribe To Our Feed Are you kind of person that is regularly updated about the state of your credit report? such thing has become very important nowadays, considering the current ... moves need to be taken with care, a credit report checking could save you problems in the near future [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 14:47:36

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

I went ahead...

... and got my Equifax report and the tax software tonight.I will kick myself if a reader out there knows how to get the credit score for free! ... . Not bad. The credit score was $23.95. I may not get it every year now unless ... I just had time at the computer and I was curious.My score is 811 !Here are the last 6 years [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 01:25:00

It’s Time to Estimate the Market Value of Your Home

We’ve all been avoiding the scary task of checking on the current market value of our home ... that net worth is a much better indicator of financial health than a credit score.  Keep in mind that credit score is always a moving target.  The rules get changed on us often, by credit industry [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 18:30:49

Instant cash loan explained

by Mark Carnagie We have all had the experience of running out of money before our next payday ... in the family, an emergency home repair or even an unexpected car repair. An instant cash loans is also ... an instant cash loan no matter what your credit score may be. Bad credit, good credit, perfect credit [more...]

Date: 2009-01-17 09:29:55

Bureaus Roll Out New Credit Score Formula for 2009

The three credit bureaus will begin using a new formula to calculate credit scores in 2009 - just as folks were starting to get the hang of what ... as to how much of your available credit you’re using. According to Yahoo! Finance columnist Liz Pulliam Weston, “if your credit card issuer slashes your credit limit — which is increasingly likely [more...]

Date: 2008-12-29 21:48:19

Regularly Checking your Credit Score is Vital

In these financial times which are clearly tumultuous and tight, ... and credit score on a regular basis. This statement is more true today than ever before, because ... on your credit score and report. What most people are completely unaware of is the fact that no one is going [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 13:15:59

Your Credit Score is Costing you Money

by Rob Kosberg There is a mystery among us. It’s called a CREDIT SCORE and is something that many of us don’t understand and may not even know ... credit risk,” we need to repair our credit. It is possible that some of us are in for a surprise ... aware that that a “low” score will result in difficulty obtaining a mortgage, credit card, and car [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 09:32:20

How to Raise My Credit Score

A common question many people have is how to raise their credit scores ... it down! When you have an account with no negative reports, it looks good on the credit report. Don’ ... score is just a bunch of statistics! Get a copy of your credit report and scan for any errors [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 07:26:13

Credit Repair

www.lexcredit.com Credit repair services for those who feel their credit scores do not accurately reflect their credit risk. Helping consumers take action on their credit since 1991, Lexington Law has served over 1 million clients. This entry was posted is filed under Finance Videos. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can post your comments below. [more...]

Date: 2009-06-14 11:34:12

Take A Peek At My Lending Tree Home Refinance Offers

Here’s a sneak peek at some that were offered to me when I signed up on their website ... on your credit report, obtaining your score only. This shouldn’t lower your credit score, so don’t worry ... % 0 0% $0 To be perfectly honest, I’m not that impressed! I plan to check with some local banks [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 06:48:36

5 Factors Affecting Your Credit Score

Here’s the bottom line. I'm told all the time: “I PAY MY BILLS ON TIME, BUT MY PEOPLE SAY MY CREDIT STINKS ... as a roadmap to building a good credit report. Here are 5 factors impacting your credit score ... is positive, rather than a concentration in credit cards only. 5. Inquiries have a 10 percent [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 18:53:07

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

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

Credit Repair

Credit Repair The effects from damaged credit can be far reaching. When it comes to credit repair it’s hard to know where to go or how to start. Credit repair services for those who feel their credit scores do not accurately reflect their credit risk. Helping consumers take action on their credit since 1991, Lexington Law has served over 1/2 million clients. Here is the video on Youtube : [more...]

Date: 2009-08-23 06:29:09

The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous and Broke

What advice would you give to young people struggling with debt? I was wondering this question and decided to see what the experts had to say ... : 1. Know the score (about credit score) 2. Career moves 3. Give yourself credit (how to use credit cards [more...]

Date: 2008-12-05 06:23:04

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

New Orleans Condo Search, Your credit scores do matter when applying for a loan!

    Banks and lenders have been increasing the scores needed to get the best rates on loans in 2009 ... .       This means it a great idea to check your credit score out while you are still in the early ... and get it fixed.  There are ways to make your credit score go up by reviewing your open lines [more...]

Date: 2009-01-18 02:59:19


Bankruptcy is an individual’s legally declared inability to pay back debt owed to creditors. There are several different types of bankruptcies ... not require you to liquidate your assets. How does bankruptcy affect my credit and credit score? Bankruptcy does not look very favorable on your credit report and should be considered a last resort [more...]

Date: 2008-12-16 03:00:27

Would Knowing Your Credit Score Make You a Better Borrower?

This time it’s not a bait and swtich. You may be familiar with Freecreditreport.com ... a monthly reminder of your credit score, the factors that drive it, and what you can do to improve ... . The company promises a  ”free” credit score upfront and hits you with enrollment in a $15/month [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 18:49:19

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

Bankruptcy Is Not The End

During economic downturns such as the one we are experiencing, ... this sounds like a good option, one downside would be that your credit score will be lowered, perhaps ... settlement, will also bring down your credit score, but you gain lower payments and eventual freedom [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 03:32:03

How Women Can Fix Their Credit Before Applying for a Job: Part 1 — Credit Scores and Credit Reports

a guest post by Michelle Dunn credit debit card charge (www.bizchicksrule.com) ... a job interview because of some bad credit they may have. More and more employers are checking ... of the 3 credit bureaus to provide you with a free copy of your credit report annually at your request. Don’ [more...]

Date: 2008-09-18 10:18:26

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

All Bets Are Off: How Rick “The Free Capitalist” Koerber’s real-estate scheme helped wreck Utah’s economy. Posted by Robert Paisola

This is an article that was just released by The Salt Lake City Weekly. It is an amazing review of what we reported yesterday, and verifies the facts. This is an exact copy of the story: Photo Credit: SL Weekly 2009Feature | All Bets Are Off: How ... based only on a credit score and a friendly handshake (and sometimes not even a credit score [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 18:44:00

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

What to do if you’ve been turned down for a loan

Turned Down For a Loan?  Improve Your Loan-Ability! This article was written by Becky House, Education Manager for American Financial Solutions. For more information about credit scores, budgeting or managing your debt, visit MyFinancialGoals.org or contact Becky at 1.800.894.3946. Two years ago, someone with a 600 (poor) credit score could qualify for a mortgage or car loan. Now, reputable lenders will not even consider lending to someone with a score below 700. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 14:37:00

If I check my credit score does it affect my FICO?

The following post in our Reader Question series is an actual user submitted question ... scores.  You can read our comparison and reviews of credit report services by visiting NextAdvisor.com. ... your credit report is what is known as a “soft pull” and will not negatively impact your credit score [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 14:44:35

Are You On The Credit Bureau's Blacklist?

By John Rasor your credit scores are not based on personal information like race, sex, or national origin ... report make up your credit score. Pretend for a moment that you are an underwriter working through ... , and deserve this loan, right? Could you be on the credit bureaus blacklist? Since [more...]

Date: 2008-12-22 16:07:07

Loose Change: 1/15/09

houdini_CV_20090115092637.jpg Getty Images Personal Finance: -How to shop for legitimate, nonprofit credit counseling. SecretsForMoney ... -Members of the Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union will be trailblazers in the free credit-score front. It’s an expansion of the “Scores on Statements” program. WSJ -Along with college [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 14:30:54

A Guide to Repairing Your Credit Score

by Mary Bush In the United States, as well as many other countries, there are laws in place allowing people to mount disputes regarding their credit reports if discrepancies are found. This can salvage your credit score, which is largely based on the results of one’ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 08:35:57

To Finance, or Not To Finance?

Well, it finally happened. Our car has imploded. We knew it was coming, it’s had problems for a while. We do have some money saved ... our credit score ever since, but we’re not exactly “prime borrowers”. So, here’s the question: Do we try to get financing on a new car? It would help our credit scores to have an auto payment [more...]

Date: 2008-10-25 09:45:28

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