4 Ways to Establish or Rebuild Credit
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Part 2 – 4 Ways to Establish or Rebuild Credit

In How to Build Good Credit, we discussed how a history of responsible credit behavior can make it easier to get a loan, a credit card or even a job. This can make it tough if you’re just starting out in life or if you’ve had some credit slip-ups in the past. If you aren’t… Continue Reading Part 2 – 4 Ways to Establish or Rebuild Credit

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How Bad Credit Can Drive Up Insurance Rates

It’s pretty common knowledge that people with great credit histories get better rates on home mortgages, auto loans, and other types of credit.  Here’s a fact that’s not as well known:  your credit history is also a big part of what…
How to Rebuild Damaged Credit

How to Rebuild Damaged Credit

A low credit score can limit your financial muscle in all kinds of ways. It can prevent you from financing a home, make you pay higher rates when it comes to insurance and credit, and even keep you from being hired for the job you want.If…
Holiday Debt? Our Top 10 Hacks to Get Debt-Free Fast

Holiday Debt? Our Top 10 Hacks to Get Debt-Free Fast

If you’re starting the new year under the burden of old debt, you are not alone. Last year, Americans racked up an average of more than $1000 in holiday debt, according to financial experts at CNBC. Making only the minimum monthly payment…
How to Build Good Credit

Part 1 - How to Build Good Credit

While the benefits of good credit are well-known, the costs of bad credit can be greater than you think. If you’re able to get approved for a loan at all, you’ll pay more in interest – and, in many cases – a lot more.Bad credit can…