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How To Read and Understand Your Credit Report

How To Read and Understand Your Credit Report

A credit report is one of the most important consumer documents there is, but it can also be incredibly confusing. That’s why learning how to read a credit report is so important. You need to be able to know if the information it co...

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Soft Inquiry Vs. Hard Inquiry

Soft Inquiry Vs. Hard Inquiry

Sometimes it’s the little things in life that can make all the difference. A small ding to your credit score can drop it just enough from being in the excellent credit score range to the good score range. That can be enough to cause...

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Rapid Rescoring Can Boost Your Credit Score!

Rapid Rescoring Can Boost Your Credit Score!

Mortgage lenders check borrowers’ credit reports for a good and simple reason — to ensure they can afford a home loan. But sometimes credit problems are on the reports, which can lead to the loan being denied. Sometimes borrowers kn...

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How Marriage Can Affect Your Credit Score

How Marriage Can Affect Your Credit Score

Marriage is a union in many ways. Someone’s financial problems that they had before marriage can become part of that union, potentially creating problems for them as a married couple. But the problems may not be as big as you might ...

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How Eviction Can Affect Your Credit Score

How Eviction Can Affect Your Credit Score

Going through an eviction can be the nadir of financial problems. Losing a job, unpaid medical bills and being hounded by bill collectors can be major life events accompanying an eviction. Being evicted from your home or apartment m...

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Meet the expert

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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