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Don’t Make This Critical Credit Card Mistake that Costs You Big
Don’t Make This Critical Credit Card Mistake that Costs You Big
A survey found that 43 million Americans carried a credit card balance to help improve their credit score. But there’s a big problem with that strategy: carrying a balance ...
05-29-2022
8 Ways to Get the Most From a Business Credit Card
8 Ways to Get the Most From a Business Credit Card
By Levi King A recent released survey from the Federal Reserve shows that a whopping 85 percent of small businesses experienced financial difficulties in 2021, up nearly 20 percent from ...
05-28-2022
Personal Credit Score Vs Business Credit Score: Everything You Need to Know (And More)
Personal Credit Score Vs Business Credit Score: Everything You Need to Know (And More)
With an estimated 99.95 percent of small business owners and entrepreneurs opting for debt financing, knowing how to prepare your business for a loan application is a must. ...
05-22-2022
How to Rebuild a Damaged Credit Score
How to Rebuild a Damaged Credit Score
There are many avenues that lead to damaged credit. You might have missed a few payments on an important loan. Maybe you have opened too many credit cards. ...
05-21-2022
A 6-step Guide to Building a Solid Credit Score
A 6-step Guide to Building a Solid Credit Score
By Aidan Sowa Credit rating is a crucial factor not just in securing a mortgage, credit card, or loan—it can dramatically affect everything from car insurance and mobile ...
05-9-2022
10 Things You Need to Know About Your Credit Score
10 Things You Need to Know About Your Credit Score
What you may not know about your credit score can hurt you. Did you know that the average American credit score is a 669-699. Sounds great right? It ...
05-5-2022
3 Credit Secrets Millionaires Use as Leverage
3 Credit Secrets Millionaires Use as Leverage
By Antoine Sallis As the old saying goes, the rich get richer while the poor get poorer, but why is it that some people seem to have the knack ...
05-3-2022
10 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score
10 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score
Excerpted from Dirty Little Secrets: What the Credit Bureaus Won't Tell You The information on your credit report directly impacts your credit score. In fact, it's the only ...
04-22-2022
8 Tactics to Break Credit Card Debt Cycles
8 Tactics to Break Credit Card Debt Cycles
Upon paying off between $12,000 and $15,000 in credit card debt in 2019, Yamiesha Bell, a special education teacher in New York, didn’t break up with her credit ...
04-13-2022
How Buy Now, Pay Later Loans Could Alter Credit
How Buy Now, Pay Later Loans Could Alter Credit
Expanding access to credit is a worthy goal. Too many people can’t get a mortgage or an emergency loan at a reasonable rate because they can’t show a ...
04-5-2022
Shocking Credit Card Facts 90 Percent of Americans Don’t Know
Shocking Credit Card Facts 90 Percent of Americans Don’t Know
During a much-needed break from work, I struck up a conversation with a colleague. It started out as your typical workplace conversation, but I could sense that something ...
03-28-2022
More Than Your Credit Could Be Hurt by Someone’s Error
More Than Your Credit Could Be Hurt by Someone’s Error
A big credit reporting agency makes a mistake on your credit report, possibly lowering your score, but rarely corrects it, a federal agency contends. Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion ...
01-28-2022
Credit Scores Can Reveal If You’re Healthy or Not
Credit Scores Can Reveal If You’re Healthy or Not
At age 38, the participants' Framingham "heart ages" ranged from 22 to 85 years. Participants with higher credit scores had younger "heart ages."
09-29-2015
Understanding Your FICO Credit Score
Understanding Your FICO Credit Score
Understanding your FICO credit score
10-14-2014
Free Credit Report & Free Credit Score: Where to Find Yours
Free Credit Report & Free Credit Score: Where to Find Yours
Where to find your credit reports and scores for free with no catches and no signing up for free trials.
01-17-2014
Free Annual Credit Report: How to Get One
Free Annual Credit Report: How to Get One
Free annual credit report: One can get free credit reports from three credit bureaus, Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. You can get one free credit report from each agency ...
05-8-2013