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Credit Cards That Give You Your Credit Score for Free

Your credit score can greatly affect your life. This one simple number can determine what kind of credit cards you are approved for, what your mortgage interest rates will be and sometimes whether or not you’ll get a job offer. It is important...
by Debt Free Living Guru on May 19, 2016

The Drill Down 398: I Taste Delicious!

This week, Amazon goes after Etsy, how posting on social media might lower your credit score, Tesla goes autopilot, how lab-grown meat is made, the biggest tech acquisition ever, and much much more [...]The post The Drill Down 398: I Taste Delicious!
by Geeks of Doom on Oct 16, 2015

Financial Crisis Redux: FHA Makes Mortgages Easier!

Is it a case of history repeating itself with FHA once again making it easier for banks to give mortgages to lower credit quality borrowers.Read more at LI here. Advertisement ...
by The Political Commentator on Aug 19, 2015

6 Myths About Credit Scores [infographic]

(To enlarge via computer keyboard, hold ctrl key down while rolling mouse wheel forward/away from you)6 Myths About Credit ScoresWhen it comes to credit reports and FICO scores, there is a lot of confusion about what actually impacts one's ability to...
by Sugar Pine Realty/GMAC on Jul 24, 2015

How Budgeting Can Improve Your Credit Score

(MP) Budgeting typically is not at the top of a checklist – of things to do – for most people. Yet, most might not know without budgeting it’s possible to lower their credit score. Did you know – an incredible 60 percent of Am...
by MoneyPacers on Jun 20, 2015

Improve Your Chances Of Getting A Business Loan

Will be your dollars becoming less therefore you seem like you will need a small business personal loan? A great number of individuals feel the stress involving putting with each other a loan deal quickly. These are several recognizable in addition t...
by Creditcardbenefits.ca on Mar 9, 2015

What Is A Good Credit Score Range For A Mortgage?

If you prepare to have a home loan, among the specifications is usually a exceptional credit worthiness. This score will be due to any widely-used credit history rating process which can be the actual Honest Isaac as well as Business (FICO). This sco...
by Creditcardbenefits.ca on Feb 23, 2015

5 Ways To Raise Your FICO Credit Score Today

RAISE YOUR CREDIT SCORE TODAY It’s always a good time to set new goals and every consumer should consider making time to improve their FICO credit score. Not only can improving your FICO credit score improve your chances of obtaining … Co...

Questions Every First Time Home Buyer Should Ask

LOW RATES ENTICING FIRST-TIME HOME BUYERS? In November, one-third of home buyers were first-time home buyers, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. So now, in January 2015, with mortgage rates now well below four percent; and with rent...

When the Mortgage Lender Says No

What to Do When the Lender Says “No” Declined. It happens. It’s kind of a negative topic, but it is something that home buyers may deal with sometimes, especially in these days of tighter lending standards. The good news is that it...
by All Things Frederick on Aug 7, 2014

When the Lender Says No

What to Do When the Lender Says “No” Declined. It happens. It’s kind of a negative topic, but it is something that buyers have to deal with sometimes, especially in these days of tighter lending standards. The good news is that it i...
by All Things Frederick on Aug 7, 2014

When the Lender Says No

What to Do When the Lender Says “No” Declined. It happens. It’s kind of a negative topic, but it is something that buyers have to deal with sometimes, especially in these days of tighter lending standards. The good news is that it i...
by All Things Frederick on Aug 7, 2014

What You Need To Know When Choosing Auto Insurance

Auto insurance isn’t just for your car. It’s goal is to make sure that other cars, and any people that are on the road, are safe. You need to make sure the coverage you get fully meets all of your needs. The advice in this article is desi...
by Car Price and Specs on Jul 27, 2014

Will Capital One Make Credit Karma Obsolete?

First it was Discover. Now it’s Capital One that is throwing a wrench into the business model Credit Karma has created for its livelihood. There continues to be huge changes in the arena of free credit scores, and Capital One has taken a step c...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jun 9, 2014

A Slacker’s Guide to Paying Off Debt

Want that debt gone with as little effort as possible?  Here are some fast and easy tips for paying down your credit card and other debt. Even a slacker can...
by Download Series on Jun 4, 2014

Money Topics They Don’t Teach in High School, but Should

One of the biggest disgraces of the school system is that it often fails to teach basics that we all need for everyday life once we graduate. A prime example of this is basic personal finance. If we could get more students to graduate from high schoo...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jun 3, 2014

Should You Pay Your Mortgage or Your Credit Card?

In what might be a sign that Americans’ finances are getting back to normal, consumers are now less likely to be late paying their mortgages than their credit card bills,...
by Download Series on Jun 3, 2014

Understanding The Crazy World Of Charge Cards

Although it is helpful to have cash on hand, money will often change hands along the manage of prepaid credit cards in the future. As banks start raising fees for accounts and debit cards, many people are applying only charge cards for storing money...
by Finmage on Jun 3, 2014

What Happens If I Stop Paying My Rent?

Rent is one of the largest monthly expenses for most people and, as a result, dictates the budgeting process. It’s common knowledge you can get kicked out of your place...
by Download Series on Jun 2, 2014

3 Ways 20-Somethings Can Get Debt-Free

Getting debt-free in your 20s can be more than just a dream. It can become your reality if you are willing to work hard, pay your debt obligations as agreed...
by Download Series on Jun 2, 2014


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