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4 Things You Didn’t Know Depend On Your Credit Score

For most people, their credit score is simply related to their credit card limits and interest rates. However, your score affects more than your ability to obtain and use credit cards. In fact, your credit score can affect your ability to rent a car or lease an apartment, among other things. While it may seem unfair to be


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5 Ways Your Credit Score Can Drop (And What You Can Do To Recover)

March 14, 2017

It may be odd to think of your credit score as an asset, but that is exactly what it is. If you have a high credit score, you can rent an apartment or..

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Do Balance Transfers Hurt Your Credit Score?

March 2, 2017

You may have received an offer for a 0% APR on balance transfers, and you may be tempted to sign up for it. After all, 0% APR will allow you to save m..

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Selecting The Right Credit Card For Your Credit Profile

February 23, 2017

When you are on the hunt for a new credit card, finding the best card for your credit profile can be one of your most important considerations. If you..

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7 Ways To Get A Credit Card With Bad Credit

February 20, 2017

If your credit score is lackluster, you know how difficult it can be to get a credit card. People get into dire financial situations for many reasons..

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Three Common Credit Myths on Joint Accounts

February 8, 2017

When people get engaged, they suddenly have to answer a number of questions about how they will spend the rest of their lives together. When will they..

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Will Lowering My Credit Limit Hurt My Credit Score?

January 27, 2017

Many people want to raise their credit limit on their credit card so that they have more money available to them. However, there are times when loweri..

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How to Get Credit When You Have No Credit

January 20, 2017

Earning credit can be a frustrating process, as you cannot get approved for a loan or credit card without already have a credit history that proves y..

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How Your Credit Score is Calculated

January 3, 2017

Your credit score is a three-digit number that can make or break your financial future. It represents your payment history and helps potential lenders..

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How Do Credit Cards Help Build Credit?

December 15, 2016

When people think of credit cards, they often think of “debt” and forget that they are called “credit” cards. When used correc..

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Common Mistakes for First-Time Credit Card Customers

November 14, 2016

Receiving a credit card is a major first step in your financial life, but it can also take you down a road of debt if you do not use your card respons..