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How To Remove Late Payments From Your Credit Report

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Bad Credit Scores And How To Fix ‘Em

Bad Credit Scores And How To Fix ‘Em

Your credit score is a trustworthiness rating, based on your credit report. It falls somewhere between 300 and 850 and is calculated by a credit scoring model (FICO and VantageScore are the most well-known). Equifax—one of the three...

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About Credit Freezes and Fraud Alerts

About Credit Freezes and Fraud Alerts

According to the FTC, 1.4 million reported identity theft incidents in 2020, an increase from 650,000 in 2019. This seems to be a particularly American problem, as 33 percent of U.S. adults have experienced identity theft, per the o...

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What is a Good Credit Score Range?

What is a Good Credit Score Range?

You probably hear all the time about how important a good credit score is. You’ve likely also heard that a good credit score is essential to getting a mortgage, or a good deal on a personal loan for a car. But what exactly is your c...

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How Your Credit Score Affects Your Mortgage Rate

How Your Credit Score Affects Your Mortgage Rate

Your credit score is one of the most important factors in how much you‘ll pay for a mortgage, or even whether you qualify for a mortgage at all. The reason your credit score, or your FICO score as it’s known in the financial i...

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How to Fix a Bad Credit Score

How to Fix a Bad Credit Score

After your birthday, Social Security number, and cell phone number, your credit score is the most important number in your life. Your credit score, known in the financial services industry as a Fico Score, is a snapshot of your fina...

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