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Credit Books I Recommend

I have found the following credit 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.

My 3 Favorite Credit Books

Credit Help Book 1:

Credit Scores & Credit Reports

Credit Scores & Credit Reports provides the first thorough examination of the all-important, but little understood, Credit Scoring and Credit Reporting systems. The Second Edition of this highly-acclaimed book enables consumers to understand how both of these systems actually work, and what they can do to improve their FICO scores

Credit Help Book 2:

Your Credit Score

Times and MSN Money columnist Liz Pulliam Weston knows money and she knows credit, and in this information-packed, no-nonsense book she gives you just about everything you need to know about that “open sesame,” that shibboleth of numbers, that Holy Grail of liquidity–your credit score

Credit Help Book 3:

Do You Make These 38 Mistakes with Your Credit?

Your credit scores are the most vital tools you have to unlock your financial power. Having lower credit scores means that you will pay higher interest rates for your car loan, home mortgage, and credit cards. Low credit scores could cause you to be turned down for credit…


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