Loans and Credit

Disputing an Inaccuracy on Your Credit Report

Loans and Credit

You may have been turned down for a loan recently and were told by the bank that your credit was just not good enough.  Would this concern you, if it were the case?  It should.  They’re essentially telling you that you’re too risky and they don’t necessarily believe that they’ll be getting their money back […]

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How Your Credit Score Defines You

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Remember in High School when you would worry about how well you would do on your tests, and how those scores would either make or break your college admissions and scholarships?  It wasn’t the most relaxing thing to think about. Well now as adults we continue to be graded and assessed by our scores, only […]

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Building Great Credit

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I’m sure you’ve heard it before either from a friend or a spouse or maybe a family member. Heck, maybe you’ve heard yourself say it a few times before. “My credit isn’t that great” or maybe “You require good credit for this? Oh, nevermind, I have bad credit.” If this is you, or you know […]

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Choosing Your First Credit Card

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It’s not always easy starting out on the road to great credit. In fact, there are plenty of things that can mess you (and your credit score) up along the way. Choosing a financial institution to do business with is important, but equally important is choosing a first credit card that’s going to be right […]

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