Tag Archives: Understanding Your FICO Score

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

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Repairing Your Own Credit

Of course, by paying off old debts and establishing and maintaining new lines of credit you can begin the process of credit repair yourself.ย  Request a copy of your credit report and check it for errors, and then focus on … 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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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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Damage Your Credit …. WOW

Most home owners and renters are responsible for their own utility payments, including water, gas, electric, sewage, cable, Internet, and telephone. Surprisingly, utility providers will not pass your information along to the three major credit bureaus, despite the fact that … Continue reading

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