Credit Scores

13
Mar
March 2016 Study – What Does Your Email Domain Say About Your Credit Score?

In 1972, Ray Tomlinson invented the first email. As a contractor at Bolt Beranek and Newman, Tomlinson choose the @ symbol to denote sending messages from one computer to another. In other words, for anyone using internet standards, sending an email was simply a matter of nominating [email protected] Unfortunately, on March 5th 2016, Tom

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12
Dec
How to Get a Credit Score of 800

Everyone wants to find out how to get a perfect credit score. The better an individual’s credit score is, the easier it is to be approved for loans and other types of credit. An 800 credit score is considered to be an excellent score in the pretty much perfect range. With that in mind, it […]

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15
Oct
8 Ways to Rebuild Credit

If you have ever tried to apply for a home loan, auto loan, or credit card, you know how important your credit score is. When the financial crisis hit, many people’s credit took a huge nosedive and you may have been one of them. If you are experiencing problems when you try to be financed […]

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13
Oct
Why Your Credit Score Matters Day-to-Day

If you think that your credit score is just a number entered into a system by someone who either likes you or not, you are incorrect. Your credit score is an important part of you and if you let it fall wayside, you will be in trouble when it comes time to put it to […]

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24
Jun
How Do Student Loans Affect Credit Score?

Whether you like it or not, your credit score and credit report will affect many aspects of your life, both now and in the future. Credit scores will determine if you can buy a car or a house or get credit cards. If you’re still attending college, you must also consider the ways in which […]

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21
Sep
How to Protect Your Credit After the Home Depot Leaks

Fifty-six million. That’s the number of cards stolen within five months from Home Depot, overshadowing the huge Target leak last year by sixteen million. Credit card fraud and identity theft can be devastating and life-altering if not caught early. Instead of pretending fraud could never happen to you, take a few simple precautions to protect […]

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21
Sep
Good Credit vs. Bad Credit: What Are the Differences

Your credit score isn’t just a number – think of it as the key that unlocks your financial freedom. A good credit score is a skeleton key capable of snagging credit cards, loans, and housing rentals at the lowest interest rates. Having a bad score is like trying to pick a lock with a hairpin. It’s frustrating, […]

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14
Sep
Credit Tips for Students and Graduates

One of the most important parts of growing older is becoming financially independent, but learning how to do so can be challenging for most. Building good credit is a must for students and graduates. Good credit will help you qualify for loans, auto insurance, rental applications, cell phone plans and can even affect whether you […]

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