Category Archives: Debt Negotiation

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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Credit Repair for Really Damaged Credit

There are many events that can create the need for credit repair, from the loss of a job to a medical emergency that taps savings and strains an otherwise sound budget. There are also cases of identity theft that, through … Continue reading

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Having Exclusively Loans or Exclusively Credit Cards

Many individuals don’t realize that maintaining a mix of credit is important to their overall credit score. In fact, mix of credit makes up 10% of your credit rating. For this reason, it’s a bad idea to only have credit … Continue reading

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Your Credit and Revolving Balances

Using Your Balances Properly High revolving balances will hurt your credit scores. Conversely, low balances will help. The extent to which this factor can impact your results is very dramatic. There are certain percentage breakpoints that you can focus on: … Continue reading

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