Category Archives: Budget

Fix Your Credit after Identity Theft

Fix Your Credit after Identity Theft For the most part, technology is a universally beneficial entity. Advances have changed the faces of communication, science, and information. On the opposite end of the spectrum, confidentiality has become more difficult to safeguard. … Continue reading

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Why Collectors Exist

When a debt collector contacts a consumer, it usually indicates that the creditor has not received a payment on the debtor’s outstanding bill for multiple months. Because these payments are typically well past their due dates, the creditor has entered … Continue reading

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Closing a Card With Available Credit

If you have multiple credit cards, it generally isn’t a great idea to close out a card that has available credit. This is because your overall level of available credit will go down, causing your credit utilization to go up. … Continue reading

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Boost Your Credit Scores With Credit Repair

Credit Repair for Everyone Everyone wants their credit score to be as high as possible. Not everyone is a candidate for credit repair, but most people can utilize these score raising techniques to one degree or another. For some it … Continue reading

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Closing Your Oldest Credit Cards

15% of your credit score consists of your credit history. The longer your credit history, the better your credit score will be. Unfortunately, when you close out a credit card, it will no longer have an effect on your overall … Continue reading

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