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How to Fix a Credit Report Error

Tweet That information is bought by companies and can have a profound impact on whether you get new credit, are approved to lease an apartment or even qualify for a

Loans

Employment Length and New Car Loans

Tweet After all, lenders look at a number of factors when underwriting a loan including your employment history. Still, it is possible for you to get a new car loan

Home Financing

How to Qualify for a Mortgage

Tweet Before you begin your search for a new home, you should get approved for a home loan. Potential buyers that can prove that they are “mortgage ready” are in

Credit Reports

When Will My Credit Payoff Be Reported?

Tweet Those reports impact your credit score, a three-digit number that can make a difference between getting approved for a loan at a favorable interest rate or paying a higher

Credit Reports

You Can Clear An Eviction

Tweet These reports can also include negative and potentially damaging information such as an eviction from a property you once rented. An eviction typically takes place after the tenant falls

Consumer Tips

How to Raise Your Credit Score Quickly

Tweet Your score can range from 300 to 830 or 850, with scores above 700 suggesting “good credit management” according to Experian.[1] Below that number, and credit is harder to

Credit Reports

3 Consumer Credit Reporting Bureaus

Tweet If you apply for a credit card, take out a mortgage on a home, buy a car or even start a new job or rent an apartment, your credit

Credit Reports

Credit Bureau Blues? Contest That Debt!

Tweet Credit reports contain important information concerning you including where you reside, work, in addition to particulars in relation to your credit history. Lenders, employers, landlords, hospitals, and various parties

Credit Reports

Credit Report Errors? You Can Fix Them Yourself!

Tweet If you’ve recently received a copy of your credit report from either Experian, Equifax, or TransUnion (the three major credit reporting agencies) you might be surprised by just how

Credit Reports

Your FICO Score Gets A Makeover

Tweet Your Credit Score, Courtesy of Fair Isaac Another certainty in this life, at least to for the American consumer, is their credit score – what is known as a

Home Buying Home Financing

Home Mortgage Rates Expected To Drop Below 5% Soon

Tweet Very good news in the form of lower home loan rates is beginning to unfold across the nation. After peaking just above 6% in Spring 2008, rates are currently

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Fair Isaac and Your Credit Score

Tweet A new year means you should keep tabs on your credit history (reports and scores). As the new year unfolds, they’ll be many things on your mind. Will the

Credit Reports

Free Credit Reports or Hype?

Tweet A deluge of television and radio ads promoting free credit reports  have certainly caught the attention of many consumers. After all, no one would put so much money into

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Credit Freeze? Brrr!

Tweet Identity theft has gotten to be such a insidious problem that many consumers are requesting that they have their credit records frozen in order to keep thieves from opening

Consumer Financing Credit Reports

Free Credit Reports Aren’t Always Free

Tweet Free credit reports. You’ve seen these types of ads before: if you use XYZ’s service, then you can get copies of your credit reports for free. Well, in reality