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check your credit report

Credit record is an asset here in the U.S. I would say that we must really take care of it ... . And it will help you remove credit report errors. ... and improve credit score. I just recently checked my credit report online. I was glad [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 20:31:06

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How to Clean up and Get a Higher Credit Score

At the moment, about 30 million credit card users in the United States have low credit score (below 620) ... . Insurance companies, employment firms and even landlords also use this system to check an applicants paying ... . Low numbers in the credit score sheets means slimmer chances for them to obtain loans [more...]

Date: 2008-12-03 07:00:10

What Are Benefits Of Good Credit?

By Darren Cason Most people know that if you have a good credit score, you get good interest rates and better offers on new loans and credit ... requirements. Many apartment managers, landlords, and those who offer leases will check your credit ... the credit report is only to verify past employment, but often the credit score is considered as part [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 12:00:16

Credit Repair Secrets

Millions of Americans who lost their homes in the foreclosure crisis are now in dire need of credit repair ... to do so. Your first port of call is to check your free credit score with Experian, TransUnion and Equifax ... . Bankruptcy can cause a low credit score by shedding 300 or more points off; not to mention [more...]

Date: 2008-12-28 18:57:05

Credit Repair In Four Easy Steps

If you want to repair credit scores and open up more doors for your future, here are four relatively simple ways to approach credit report repair ... these bills so I’m not going to even look at them.” At www.annualcreditreport.com, you can get a free copy ... . First of all, checking your credit score is the only way to get real. Often, we spend months [more...]

Date: 2008-11-27 12:15:18

Get The Best Home Mortgage Loans

by John Bear Planning to refinance your current mortgage? There are actually several options that are available for you ... number and loan amount. Then the lender will just check your credit scores to see if you are qualified ... regarding their finances, income, and employment. Now, why are people with very high credit scores [more...]

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

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 Karma Uses Ad Model to Provide Free Credit Information

According to the 2007 Online Banking Report, approximately one in three US adult consumers monitors or checks their credit score in some form or ... the score is usually only free if you enroll in a credit monitoring service. In this margin-rich industry ... . FreeCreditReport.com and TrueCredit.com, the consumer direct sites of Experian and TransUnion [more...]

Date: 2008-11-25 19:39:56

Credit Repair Tips and Tricks

The best part about finding a third party credit counselor to tackle your credit repair is that you won’t feel so alone ... to know there are a a few ways to do so. First, check your free credit score with Experian, TransUnion ... your credit report. Once you know what figures you are dealing with you can work out where to start [more...]

Date: 2008-11-24 18:27:25

second residential mortgage

If you are still confused about what a second residential mortgage loan is and how you can use it to your advantage, you are literally losing money ... mortgage, check your personal credit report to ensure that your credit score has improved. Lenders ... loans.The other type is a “home equity line of credit” or HELOC. The main difference between the two [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 10:43:37

Reader Question on Unused Credit Accounts

First off, I don’t give out financial advice because I’m not an advisor ... your mind. A strategy you might want to try is to get a credit score report and then close ... check my credit report and found that I have five credit cards open that I have not or never used [more...]

Date: 2008-06-12 13:21:22

Check Credit.

In my opinion, owning credit cards are advantageous in these difficult economic times..but ONLY if you are a responsible and disciplined user ... or loan makers, there’s this site that can help you know your score. This credit report is based ... transaction that involves credit activities. At checkcredit.pro, you’d be able to request instant [more...]

Date: 2008-11-06 10:11:14

Easy No Credit Check Loans

September 20, 2009 | By Preston West In Blogging | For those people with low credit scores or low wages, “No Credit Loans”, are an excellent alternative. Although this loan is linked with much higher interest rates it is an option for those with few choices. Because the loans are usually paid back over a shorter amount of time the huge interest rate may not be a deterrent to borrowing funds. For people that need quick cash for a short term, this could be ideal. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-20 22:50:50

Bazaar fleet

Gee, time flies really fast! It was just moments ago when I twit about my plan to bum all day because I feel so lazy to blog and update my online ... was the fact that they are offering instant credit score checks for those who are particular ... us to the annual PEZA trade fair where factory overun items are flooding at super sale prices! read: Gap, Old [more...]

Date: 2008-11-10 14:29:29

Are You Saving Enough In Your 401-k Retirement Accounts? See How You Compare

US News and World Report recently conducted a survey of 401-k participants and broke them down by age group, job tenure, and asset allocation ... ® Credit Score Estimator Related posts:Use a Credit ... ?  Check out the full story on US News and World Report’s site. © Own The Dollar - This posting [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 16:48:56

You are taking the Plunge! Tips And Tricks To Rent Your Home for Inauguration 2009 and Beyond!

Contracts?  Security deposits?  Background checks?  Credit history?  Who thought renting out your home for a few extra bucks could be so complicated? ... www.YouCheckCredit.com, which costs roughly $15 per report.  Credit reports with no score can be hard to read.  Get a credit report that is scored, so that you don’t have to guess whether they are cr [more...]

Date: 2008-12-10 20:40:12

Credit Repair Advice

Credit Repair Advice November 24th, 2008 Subscribe To Our Feed The best part about finding a third party credit counselor to tackle your ... is to check your free credit score with Experian, TransUnion and Equifax and be sure to be on the watch for any facts about identity theft while you are going over your credit report. Once you see [more...]

Date: 2008-11-24 05:33:00

Do To 2009

I'm getting more and more stressed about being "homeless". I've been trying to figure out how to get my credit report ... " which check your credit every month and automatically debits your credit card. Thanks but no thanks. The above site is the way to do it for free.Unfortunately, the way that a so-called "credit score [more...]

Date: 2008-12-28 17:20:00

Do I need another credit report?

The following post in our Reader Question series is an actual user submitted question ... about him. A: We recommend checking your credit report and score at least once per quarter ... of the information in your credit report can literally save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars on a loan [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 19:10:54

Real Car Deals for Those Ready to Buy Now

If you are in a position to afford or be able to finance a new car now, you may soon have the pick of the litter ... the possibility of errors on your report. Take advantage of your free annual credit report and check over every bit of information contained on your report. Credit scores that were once thought to be perfect [more...]

Date: 2008-11-13 15:22:23

Christmas Gift Ideas Edition

The holidays are almost here have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? My wife and I are only half way done ... increased interest Sun’s Financial Diary has some tips for boosting your credit score. Check [more...]

Date: 2008-12-18 13:14:12

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

Barriers and Problems Refinancing a Home Mortgage in 2009

My quest to refinance my home mortgage continues. Rates are around 5.00% with no points for a 30 year fixed, last I checked ... based on LVT ratio, credit score, and loan type. For instance, take someone with a 95% LVT, good ... Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac underwriting guidelines must have an LTV ratio of 80% or less. Higher LTV [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 11:00:51

Wealth, Money, Work and Life

Hopefully as you read this, we’re busy swimming and sunning on the houseboat! ... of Interests with Stock Options at Michael James on Money How to Improve Your Credit Score at Million Dollar ... , Taxes, Investing and More Check out these FREE magazine subscriptions! [more...]

Date: 2008-07-16 13:29:32

September's Best of FIRE Finance - 2008

... from Wells FargoBest Gas Credit Cards (Popular)myFiCO Credit Score Watch - 30 Days FREE Trial Promotion$100 ... 2008. Check out the Top 100 Personal Finance Blogs - Ranked By Traffic. PF Articles Popular [more...]

Date: 2008-10-06 16:23:53

Dr. Jekyll And Mrs. Hyde

Me: “Thank you for calling, this is ***. How may I help you today?” Customer: *cheerful* “I need you to check my account ... my credit score, you little punk!” Me: “Ma’am, you called me. This is your insurance company [more...]

Date: 2008-08-14 08:03:21

Sunday Review #32 - From Financial Planning To Turning Your Financial Life Around!

#fullpost{display:inline;} ... to score Your Free Credit Score: Is There Such A Thing?Financial Ramblings: If you are planning a budget check out this list of 19 FREE Personal Budgeting Spreadsheets.Money and Values: Here is some great [more...]

Date: 2008-08-11 07:26:00

Home loans

by Tom Martens For the vast majority of us, homeownership means a monthly mortgage installment ... this rate, your credit history and credit score are major factors in whether your bank considers ... the best option for you. Administration fees payable every month differs with each loan, so check [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 14:53:39

Weekly Carnivals and Roundup

This week I participated in multiple carnivals. Also next Monday I’ll be hosting the carnival of Twenty-Something Finances ... this week MoneyNing asks does credit card spending limit affect your credit score?  I have heard ... .  Please submit a post here, and come back on Monday to check it out.  Also please leave a comment [more...]

Date: 2008-11-14 17:00:48

The Next Batman 3 Villain

The Next Batman 3 Villain Add comments Top Rising Stories Tough Weather At British Open Sends Golf Scores Soaring ... to check it out. Get the full story... Credit Lines FREEZE, But Not For Reverse Mortgages Frozen ... Gusting winds of 30mph and heavy rain sent the average score on the first morning [more...]

Date: 2008-07-18 12:42:13

Clean Up Your Credit and Save $100,000

What if I told you there’s a potential $100,000 smackaroos in it for you for just sticking with me for another three minutes? Here’s how: Clean up your credit score. Seriously, I’m not going to harp on about how stellar credit means paying less interest on loans, qualifying for lower insurance premiums, and sailing through things like landlord and employment background checks. You know that already. Instead, I’m going to let cold hard cash do the talking. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-22 07:22:31

My BillsIQ Score is 80%

I went to check my BillsIQ to find out my score is, and the result of My BillsIQ Score is 80%. I think it is somewhat good. I don't have any pending debt right now since I don't have any credit cards yet. Though ... them on time. I never even had to file a bankruptcy. But according to my BillsIQ overall score [more...]

Date: 2008-07-16 18:34:09

My BillsIQ Score is 80%

I went to check my BillsIQ to find out my score is, and the result of My BillsIQ Score is 80%. I think it is somewhat good. I don't have any pending debt right now since I don't have any credit cards yet. Though ... them on time. I never even had to file a bankruptcy. But according to my BillsIQ overall score [more...]

Date: 2008-07-16 18:34:09

Time to Check Your Credit Reports

  Happy New Year!  As we start 2009, many people are making resolutions, wanting to do things better and differently than they did in the past ... to do.  To get a copy of your credit report from one, two or all three of the credit bureaus ... on credit monitoring. If you want to know your current FICO scores, you can obtain all three [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 17:05:27

Crime-Ridden Apartments, Credit Reports and Cops

If you haven't carefully checked the fine print in the city's proposed high-crime apartment ordinance, ... better credit score than anyone forced to rent in one of Dallas' more dangerous apartment houses. Kathy ... exactly what we were talking about when we called to ask about the curious credit-report thingy [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 23:55:06

A Favorite Restaurant Burned by Something Other than the Economy

This morning as I drove to work, NPR told me that Bardstown at Grinstead was closed for a fire at Cafe Mimosa ... not to, I would have had nothing but praise. Check out the strangely beautiful picture from the CJ website.  A Good Credit Score is 700 or Above. See yours in just 2 easy steps! [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 13:53:00

Daily Links: Trial by Fire Edition

Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Workweek, has a new television show debuting on The History Channel tonight ... , doing so will ding your credit score, but sometimes that’s better than deeper debt. Also, I have first ... you to check out the show! Here’s a YouTube preview: Meanwhile, you folks have been sending me a lot [more...]

Date: 2008-12-05 00:00:58

Mortgage Rates for Friday Afternoon

Compared to the past few weeks, this week seemed a little more calm with regards to mortgage interests rates.  30 year fixed hung around 5.875 - 6 ... is based on owner occupied with a mid-low credit score of 720-739, “full doc” purchase with a sales ... of the year, check in with your mortgage professional.  Some lenders are beginning to either pull [more...]

Date: 2008-11-14 22:14:30

Cheap Gas, Simple Living and Personal Finance Blogs @ The Carnivals

A few announcements I’d like to share with you! Just want to remind everyone that I’m over at the Wise Bread Forums for the whole week, ... , so check it out and see if it’s up your alley! I also guest posted at MSN Smart Spending where ... Financier, where my post about free credit scores garnered an Editor’s Pick! While the Wealth, Money [more...]

Date: 2008-08-13 17:52:52

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

Weekly Carnivals and Roundup

So it’s the end of the week and I’m ready to wrap up my carnivals and roundup of blogs I read.  To start here are the Carnivals I participated in ... - “Living Without a Credit Score“ 174th Carnival of Personal Finance 161th Carnival of Debt Reduction ... you have to read it!  MargaretandHelen! Check it out. 146th Festival of Frugality, Top Pick - [more...]

Date: 2008-10-17 16:00:57

The Recent History of Bank Failures

Given last week’s announcement that IndyMac Bank was taken into FDIC receivership, ... : Little Money Bags » How is Your FICO Credit Score Determined? » Help a Reader: CDs ... in the banking industry, you can protect yourself. You might also want to check out my earlier [more...]

Date: 2008-07-17 10:41:22

Attend A Public University, Save Money on College Textbooks @ The Carnivals

A Carnival Hopping We Will Go You’ll find the highlights of the Beijing 2008 Olympics interspersed with great entries from the Carnival of Personal ... Raise Your Credit Score, Real Estate Woes @ The Carnivals Saving Money With Kids, Financial Reads ... How To Protect Your Money If Banks Begin To Fail @ Penny Jobs I’d also like to invite you to check [more...]

Date: 2008-08-28 14:36:37

Bucks defense is 9th in the NBA

Scott Skiles by Steve Paluch By Opponent Win Score per 48 average, ... . If you haven't seen my team offensive and defensive Win Score calculations, please check them ... in the NBA at the midpoint of this season. An astounding improvement, and a clear credit to Coach Scott [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 18:44:55

Checking Out Current Mortgage Refinance Rates

Inspired by Jim’s recent efforts to research a possible refinance, I decided to drop by LendingTree to see what they have to offer ... offers that don’t take into account your credit score, etc. He further stated that he could do much [more...]

Date: 2008-12-23 20:55:28

Rain City Mortgage Rates

Just a reminder that next Thursday is Thanksgiving and banks will be closed.  Our office will be closed until Monday, December 1, 2008 ... with a mid-low credit score of 720-739, “full doc” purchase with a sales price of $500,000 and a loan ... a mortgage with loan amounts of $417,001-$567,500 by the end of the year, please check [more...]

Date: 2008-11-21 22:37:18

Volt Still Kicking as Feds Take $5B GMAC Stake

With a new $6 billion bailout from the Treasury approved late yesterday, General Motors has lowered its requirements for auto loans ... loans to customers with a credit rating of 621 or above, down from yesterday’s minimum score of 700 ... use progress on the Volt as leverage in negotiations for federal aid. So, bailout? Check. Cash [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 21:00:12

Avoid the Freshman Financial Fifteen

College students have a lot to deal with: New classes, new surroundings, new friends, and adjusting to a new lifestyle away from home.  It’s easy to get wrapped up in the college scene and forget to take care of your finances, but making good decisions early will pay dividends later.  Here are fifteen financial missteps often made by college students and strategies to avoid them.1.    Not budgeting This is undoubtedly the biggest mistake we college students can make.  It is important to set [more...]

Date: 2009-09-30 15:10:57

Better Deals On A Bad Credit Secured Loan

A bad credit incident is identical to a peck on a borrowers credit report. The late payments or reluctant defaults were circumstantial, though right divided they have been strafing your repute as a borrower. Every time we visit a lender for a little help, bad credit remarks lift their nauseous conduct and we lapse dull handed. However, all is not mislaid for people with bad credit or ccjs opposite them. The lending marketplace is fiercely competitive. [more...]

Date: 2009-10-01 06:20:56

Montgomery County’s Most Influential People, Part Three

Get ready for the big time, people! These six elected officials are the heaviest hitters in Montgomery County. 6. Brian Frosh, Senator (D-16) 31 Votes Reader: Potential heir to Mike Miller. Has a lot of influence, but has been holding the use of it in check to make that potential a reality. Unfortunately, that's leaving a vacuum in progressive leadership in the Senate. Reader: Montgomery County’s only Senate Chair and an important progressive voice in the county. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-30 11:00:00

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