Late Payments, Credit Scores and Credit Reports

January 7, 2021 Penny Matthews 0

A missed credit card or loan payment can have a seriously detrimental effect on your credit report. The golden rule of using a credit card is to make your payments on time every time, building a respectable payment history, avoiding debt, and keeping your creditor happy. But what happens when you fall behind with your […]

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How to Build Good Credit in 10 Painless Steps

January 7, 2021 Penny Matthews 0

If you want to whip your finances into shape, here’s a good New Year’s resolution: improving your credit score. A lot of New Year’s resolutions fail because they’re so extreme. Think of all the bonkers weight-loss and money-saving goals that surface at the start of every year. This resolution is different. No extreme measures are […]

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Experian Credit Score vs. FICO Score

January 7, 2021 Penny Matthews 0

When you think “credit score,” you probably think “FICO.” The Fair Isaac Corporation introduced its FICO scoring system in 1989, and it has since become one of the best-known and most-used credit scoring models in the United States. But it isn’t the only model on the market. Another popular option is called VantageScore, the product… Read More

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