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Credit Repair Myths Exposed

If you’ve done any searching on the Internet for information pertaining to “Credit Repair, ... across and examine them in detail. MYTH #1 “Credit repair doesn’t work!” While it’s true that credit ... your bad credit score, there’s never any guarantee you can restore it to “perfect” status [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 02:19:49

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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 ... these reports. There are 3 credit bureaus that supply reports: TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian [more...]

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

Will carrying a credit card balance through month end hurt your credit score

As I vaguely mentioned in my $100,000 by Age 30 year end recap post my wife and I are starting to save for a house we want to build down the road ( ... and research. One thing that I want to start preparing for is upping my credit score to get it as high as possible to make sure that I would qualify for the best rates. My credit score is not bad [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 06:00:12

How Real Estate investors can deal with bad credit reports

by Doc Schmyz Creditors and bankers approve or disapprove loans based on your credit worthiness ... . If you are trying to apply for an apartment complex the landlords may take a look at your credit score ... a good credit score is important in today’s world. However, what do you do if you happen [more...]

Date: 2008-12-29 21:20:55

Protecting Your Good Credit

It’s safe to say that if you have built a good credit score, you’d like to keep it that way. Who wouldn’t? There are a few simple things to remember when you are maintaining your credit score. Even though ... enough to make you forget about your credit score completely. Don’t fall into this bad habit [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 12:00:11

Online Auto Loan Applications

Tip! The first step is to find out what your credit situation really looks like. With a credit score, also known as a (FICO score) ... invariably has to approve a credit check authorization, which allows the loan-providing institution to verify his credit status. This will not apply in cases where the applicant has a bad credit [more...]

Date: 2008-12-28 22:15:58

Declaring Bankruptcy

by Elma Evvie Deciding whether or not to declare bankruptcy can be one of the most difficult decisions ... : When you apply for a loan or even get a job if your credit score is bad then that can influence them to deny ... ; then it is going to leave a bad mark on your credit report for seven years. If you are struggling and barely [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 12:44:30

Bad Credit Doesn’t Have To Mean No Loan Help

Everyone faces unavoidable financial problems at some time and find that they are in an impossible situation and unable to meet their obligations ... rate for a home mortgage loan will depend upon your credit rating. If the credit score is 600 ... , but that is not necessarily true. There are two types of bad credit personal loans, secured and unsecured. [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 09:36:37


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

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 ... package. Why refinance (if you have equity) or pay the guy who wrote your original mortgage to take [more...]

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

How To Deal With Debt Collectors

by John Cooper Phone calls and other communications from debt collectors can be incredibly frustrating ... from another debt collector. Instead I suggest you hire a credit repair firm to dispute and remove the bad credit items that have been posted to your credit report. This way your credit score [more...]

Date: 2008-12-18 16:58:13

Real Estate investing and bad credit reports

by Doc Schmyz Creditors and bankers approve or disapprove loans based on your credit worthiness ... . If you are trying to apply for an apartment complex the landlords may take a look at your credit score ... reasons as to why having a good credit score is very important in today’s world. However [more...]

Date: 2008-12-25 10:33:44

Bad Credit Repair Tips & Advice

When it comes to trying to get a new car or a new house, there is nothing worse than having bad credit. Poor credit ratings show that you were extended credit and you either charged ... person that is going to be able to help with your credit score so do not wait any longer. The time [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 00:22:09

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

Loan For Bill Consolidation - An Attractive Alternative?

Many people in the US today are deep in debts that they are not in a position to repay ... over them Correct your dropping credit scores. Boost your credit ratings Leaves you without any debt ... . Many people to own several credit cards and bad debtors, usually would have bad repayment record [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 17:50:56

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

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 a damaged credit rating. A product called Credit Secrets Bible (CSB) is now available from the Consumer [more...]

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

Erase Bad Credit

If you have a low credit score contrary to popular belief you do not have to just wait seven years for your credit report to naturally repair it self. You can take action today and remove bad credit... [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 23:04:27

Pitfalls of Bad Credit Credit Cards

Having lousy FICO scores, as we all know, affects our ability to pull out loans ... you for what you’ve done, they’ll report you to credit rating ... . As for the lending companies that do accept our request to borrow money, the rates [more...]

Date: 2008-12-27 14:35:46

The Various Types Of Poor Credit Mastercard

by Larry Grayson Even in these hard times there are a huge number of credit cards inundating the market and even if you unfortunately have a bad credit score, the likelihood is you may still be eligible for some of them. All The Same, individuals who are finding themselves in a poor credit situation will find that Mastercard and Visa [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 21:30:37

Finding The Right Credit Repair Service

If you're dealing with bad credit, you know that it can be really difficult to get a loan ... score. A credit repair service starts by looking at your credit report. Once they see ... to lenders and others who use your credit report to determine your trustworthiness will pay close attention [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 20:51:20

Fix Your Bad Credit

Lately, have you heard from a friend or from a family member that nowadays, ... points or more in their credit scores as reported by each of the three major credit bureaus. 54 ... it's pretty much alarming that there are already a numerous cases of bad credit [more...]

Date: 2008-12-20 14:03:00

Improve Your Credit Score - Determine Your Creditworthiness

Sure, the economy may be flailing, but learning to preserve and maintain your creditworthiness and improve your credit score is still extremely important. If you’ve spent any time watching or reading the news, you’re aware that bad mortgages obtained with faulty credit lending practices and other flawed methods have sent the economy into a ... [more...]

Date: 2008-11-22 19:00:48

Is Peer To Peer Lending Coming Into It’s Own?

For several years now, the peer-to-peer lending has been gaining traction as a valid way to borrow money without going through a bank via social ... with at least a 600+ credit score returned in the 9-10% range on an average annual basis. Not bad. Loans made to borrowers with less than a 600 credit score lost a significant amount of money. Defaults [more...]

Date: 2008-12-31 18:25:01

Credit Repair Help - It’s Not As Hard As You Think!

by Mark Alison It’s hard to live with bad credit. You need credit to lease a house or car ... to get your credit back in good standing, some sacrifice should be made. Equifax, Experian, and Trans Union are the three credit reporting agencies that report to FICO. FICO is who keeps your credit score [more...]

Date: 2008-12-28 22:13:40

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

The Questionable Aspects of The Housing Bailout Bill - H.R. 3221

By Xin Lu In my last article I wrote about the one aspect of the $300 billion dollar housing bailout that I thought made sense, ... of the mortgagor's current FICO or other credit scores, or any delinquency or default by the mortgagor under ... loan despite bad credit and past financial mistakes. This is encouraging for those truly trying [more...]

Date: 2008-07-24 23:05:15

Treasury Warns Against Getting Into Trouble With Debt

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

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

When you overdraw your checking account does that effect credit??

don't mess with your credit That is exactly what someone plugged into a search engine to get to my site! I love it - bad grammar and all ... , you can bet that your credit score will take a hit. Also, if you use an overdraft line of credit ... the bank is going to report you to the credit agencies. But if, however, you continue doing so every [more...]

Date: 2008-09-10 16:07:32

Debt Consolidation Loans For Bad Credit Dont Get Stung

It isn’t uncommon these days for consumers to be facing problems meeting their monthly payment obligations on loans and credit cards ... and have seen their good credit ratings suffer because of it. At this point they may be looking for a way ... things in mind to protect yourself from becoming a victim: Be Confident Your credit score may [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 03:04:51

In Your Best Interest

Have you ever wondered why everyone pays a different amount for the insurance for his or her home and car? Your credit score could either be saving you money or causing you to pay a lot more. In the eyes of the insurers, individuals with bad credit will be the most likely to file claims due to negligence [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 02:08:54

How To Buy A House

There has been a lot written about the mechanics of how to buy a house ... changes are reflected in your credit score, you may be able to apply again and get a mortgage loan ... . But what if you can’t get preapproved? What if you have little income, bad credit or other serious problems [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 02:01:00

Mortgage loans available

Last few weeks ago, I was really concerned about our economy ... monthly payments and to build up that credit score so you do not run into these problems in the future ... With experts that can help you refinance with bad credit and keep you in your dream home, you would [more...]

Date: 2008-10-21 04:24:20

Credit Scores: How Important Are They?

3 years ago, it was possible to get a mortgage even if you had "bad credit". Today, it is very, very difficult to get a mortgage unless you have at least a "good" and sometimes a "great" credit score. 7 Vote(s) [more...]

Date: 2009-09-30 18:49:52

Mortgage Rates: Crude and Unemployed

Today’s Job’s Reports revealed the highest unemployment in twenty years ... below is based on owner occupied with a minimum credit score of 720, “full doc” purchase with a sales ... .   Bad news with the Jobs Report is what’s keeping mortgage rates from teetering significantly [more...]

Date: 2008-06-06 19:11:41

Taking Home Mortgage Loans

by John Bear Planning to refinance your current mortgage? There are actually several options that are available for you ... loan approval solely on credit scores. In order to obtain a no doc loan, you must have a very high ... at a very good credit report, they reason that an applicant wouldn’t just do anything bad to tarnish [more...]

Date: 2008-12-31 15:42:48

Rates for Friday Afternoon

Mortgage rates are much improved since what I posted last week.  Wednesday and Thursday were rough on the markets as traders braced (and rightly so) for a stinky Jobs Report.  Bad news typically (but not always these days) equals lower rates ... quote below is based on owner occupied with a mid-low credit score of 720-739, “full doc” purchase [more...]

Date: 2008-11-07 21:38:07

No economic news, but Lots of investor updates

The rates are great – jump on in!  Remember that next-to-0% short term Treasury rates are helping many ARM loans reset to lower rates ... , verifying income and/or employment.” Fannie Mae has issued Announcement 08-35: Credit Score Requirements ... . How are we looking in terms of ARM re-sets for 2009? Well, not too bad! Check out the websites [more...]

Date: 2008-12-22 17:23:40

Bailout Scorecard: Giving Thanks

The bailouts keep on coming. The Federal Reserve is busy introducing plans to support the asset-backed securities market, ... that their off-balance sheet funds held scores of bad debts, and they wanted to find a way to offload ... , for the betterment of everyone. Bear Stearns After the company’s stock slumped and its credit-default swaps [more...]

Date: 2008-11-26 10:42:00

Special Report: Credit Crisis and the Industry - From Dealer News

“I think it’s the sheep effect,” says Carlo Hansen, co-owner of Riverside Kawasaki in Somerville, Mass. “Everybody is scared at the same time. All the news is bad.” Hansen is referring to the nationwide credit crunch. He says even his local credit unions are spooked. One of them is not accepting any applicant with a score below 650 [more...]

Date: 2008-12-28 17:04:52

Good News For Buyers Is Always Bad News For Sellers

The Desplains Times reports from Illinois. “Last month Dan decided to stop paying his mortgage. It was hard for him ... keep dropping,’ he said. ‘They go down by about $5,000 every month.’” “Dan’s credit score has been reduced from 750 before he purchased his townhouse to about 600 now, but he’s philosophic [more...]

Date: 2008-06-12 14:48:03

How to Remove a Tax Lien From Your Credit

by Matt Douglas If you have a tax lien on your credit report, you should take immediate action to remove it. This is a very bad mark and will lower your score considerably. The first step ... it is not out of the ordinary for incorrect information to be reported on your credit. It is estimated [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 08:40:48

Target 800 – Credit Score (pfblogs.org)

Because of an identity theft incident, I subscribe to Equifax's credit monitoring services. While reviewing my credit report for any problem entries, I noticed Equifax is offering Scorewatch free for 30 days. Well – I haven't hit my target of 800, but things aren't bad. Has anyone made [more...]

Date: 2008-08-31 02:04:17

This oil man favors a gas-tax hike

If the government raises the cost of driving, it surely would be bad for the energy business. So what's the CEO of Western Refining thinking? ... or more. He's even willing to credit the Europeans with a good idea or two on this score, as he explains ... (WNR, Fortune 500) in 1997 and in a decade built it into a $7.3 billion giant (No. 342 on the Fortune [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 19:26:00

Fundamentals to Repairing Credit

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 ... . On a yearly basis, you are able to receive a free report (fee for the credit score) from each ... project. The “credit risk” label is based on your “credit report” and “credit score.” Therefore [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 23:57:25

Real Estate investing and bad credit reports

by Doc Schmyz In today’s world our credit score is everything. Creditors and bankers approve or disapprove loans based on your credit worthiness ... . If you are trying to apply for an apartment complex the landlords may take a look at your credit score ... having a good credit score is very important in today’s world. However, what do you do if you happen [more...]

Date: 2008-12-31 15:40:09

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 ... all still fall within a similar range. Sometimes, credit scores go by the name of FICO scores. Fair Isaac ... your loan based on what they find. A bad credit score can also mean you’ll only be offered loans [more...]

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

Bad credit risk, bad driver?

This is a good year for drivers in California. Way back when in 1988, Proposition 103 received more than enough support from voters to pass ... . Add in lack of consistency in employment and multiple lines of credit getting close ... insurance quotes , check out your credit score and, if necessary, repair the score. The Fair Credit [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 12:06:34

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

Benefits of Acquiring Bad Credit Auto Loans through Sub-prime Car Lenders

Amazon.de Widgets The world economic recession has created a different set of dynamics before the lenders and primers. With pink slips and instability in the job market borrowers are finding it hard to maintain regularity in repayment. Unavailability of unsecured loans has also added to their worries. This is no less a turbulent time for lenders too. With increased number of bad credit borrowers they are forced to relax their good credit score while approving new loan plans. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 07:45:12

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