Credit Score Resources

If you find yourself buried underneath heavy debt and poor credit, don’t panic. Inform yourself with the necessary information and make a plan to improve your credit score, reduce your debt, and get back on track with your financial and life goals.  

Having negative information on your credit report or a low credit score can result in your loan being denied or costing you more in mortgage rates and fees.  

There are many different options for improving your credit. Empower yourself with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions for your unique situation. 

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Credit Score News & Resources

June 22, 2020
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Signs You Need to Improve Your Credit

Poor credit can make or break you during some of the most important decisions of your life. Your credit score is used as a tool to […]
June 17, 2020
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Side Hustles For Extra Income to Boost Credit

When paying off debt, it can be hard to feel like you have any wiggle room in your budget. A side hustle is an additional job […]
June 9, 2020
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7 Steps for Fixing Credit on Your Own

Unfortunately, there are no get-rich-quick schemes or loopholes that will help improve your credit overnight. There are steps you can take to improve your credit over […]
June 1, 2020
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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Max Your Credit Cards

A credit card allows you to borrow money from a financial institution, like a bank, to pay for whatever you want. It’s important that you don’t […]
May 26, 2020
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What is a FICO Score?

  What is FICO Score? A FICO Score is a three-digit number based on the information found within your credit reports. It helps lenders determine your […]
May 21, 2020
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What is Debt Consolidation?

Sometimes enough is enough and you need a change. By visiting this page, you’re taking the first step to getting your finances on track. You’re ready […]
May 13, 2020
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Using Credit Cards to Improve Credit Score

If your FICO credit score is poor, you might consider using a credit card to help improve it. If done correctly, using credit cards can improve […]
May 5, 2020
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Tips for Improving Your Credit Score

That three-digit number defined as your credit score, that lenders evaluate to determine your creditworthiness, is an essential factor in your financial life. It can affect […]
April 27, 2020
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How to Protect Credit While Mortgage Shopping

You shop for clothes, shoes, and airline tickets. You even shop for food and gas. Shopping for your mortgage is essentially the same thing. You want […]
April 21, 2020
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How to Fix Errors on Your Credit Report–Fast!

You think you have good credit, but it’s been a while since you’ve looked up your credit report. So you go to inquire about a new […]
April 13, 2020
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What is Credit Score and How is it Calculated?

You’ve seen the commercials and heard the jingles telling you to check your credit score, but what is it? It’s important to be familiar with your […]