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Orchard Bank Credit Cards Are Not A Scam

I have had about a dozen people ask me if Orchard Bank credit cards are a scam. If you aren’t familiar with Orchard Bank credit cards, they are designed specifically for people with bad or no credit. Orchard Bank (HSBC) offers...

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Average Credit Score and Credit Score Range

Average Credit Score and Credit Score Range

The average credit score in the U.S. is 680 This average varies by state with South Dakota having the highest average (710) and Texas having the lowest (651). Credit Scores range from 300 to 900 300 indicates horrible credit and 900...

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Disputing Credit Report Inaccuracies

The fastest and easiest way to increase your credit score is to dispute any negative items on your credit report that are incorrect or not yours. If you haven’t checked your credit report in a couple of years, there are likely...

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Ryan Greeley

Credit Expert & Editor-In-Chief of BetterCreditBlog.org, where he oversees publishing and content creation. In addition, Ryan has written about credit extensively over the past 10 years for publications such as Lifehacker, BuzzFeed, and The Huffington Post.

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