Tag Archives: credit management

Having Your Account Charged Off

If your credit company begins to believe that you won’t ever pay your credit card bills, they may charge off on your account. This will typically happen if your account is delinquent by six months or more. Essentially, a charge … Continue reading

Posted in Building Credit, Co-signing, Credit Management, Credit Repair, Credit Repair Mistakes, Credit Repair Professional, Credit Repair Services, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bankruptcy filing and credit repair takes time away from work and family

Leading up to your bankruptcy filing, you may have to spend a significant amount of time on the phone negotiating payments and explaining late payments to creditors. You also will probably spend a lot of time going through mail, responding … Continue reading

Posted in Bankruptcy, Building Credit, Co-signing, Collection Accounts, Understanding Your FICO Score | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Negative Student Loans

Do you have negative student loans on your credit report? By removing student loan accounts from your credit report, you can increase your credit score and save money on interest rates. Removing negative student loan accounts from your credit history … Continue reading

Posted in Credit Management, Credit Repair, Credit Repair Mistakes, Credit Repair Professional, Credit Repair Services | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Bankruptcy, Budget, Building Credit, Co-signing, Credit Repair Services, Credit Repair Software, Credit Score, Debt Negotiation, Debt Validation, Divorce and Credit | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Applying for a Credit Card, Authorized User, Bad Credit or No Credit, Bankruptcy, Building Credit, Co-signing, Credit Repair Professional, Credit Repair Services, Credit Repair Software, Credit Score, Debt Negotiation, Debt Validation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment