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6 Most Common Credit Myths

6 Most Common Credit Myths

One of the first things I quickly discovered when I began the process of fixing my credit was that many of things I had heard about credit were completely false. Here is a list of the most common myths about credit. Common Credit My...

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How to Remove Collections From Your Credit Report

How to Remove Collections From Your Credit Report

In my experience, it is possible to remove collections from your credit report. A collection entry on your credit report, including medical collections, can severely lower your credit score and in many cases prevent you from obtaini...

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Credit Books I Recommend

I have found the following books to be particularly helpful for providing an honest and clear insight into how credit scores work and the best ways to go about repairing my credit. Credit Scores & Credit Reports Credit Scores &a...

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Credit Utilization Calculator

Credit utilization is an important term to understand in terms of how it can affect your credit score. Basically, it means how much of the available credit you currently have charged on a credit card (i.e., balance-to-limit ratio). ...

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Secured Credit Cards and Credit Repair

There’s an age-old saying that, “it takes money to make money.” Well, it also applies to credit cards and credit scores. You have to have a card to rehabilitate your credit score. Of course, if your score is too low, then you will l...

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10 things that cause bad credit

As you are reviewing your credit report take notice of the “Account Status” for each entry. The “Account Status” is reported by the creditor of that account and can give you a good indicator as to how much th...

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