Thursday, September 17, 2015
You most likely know your credit score; most people know it
because it is required to do so many things. Everything from car purchases to
apartment rentals require a credit check! But, there’s a great chance ...
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Most of us
probably pay more attention to our favorite team’s latest score than we do to
our credit score, but ignoring or not understanding your credit score can have
serious (and potentially expensive) consequences when you apply ...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
In our last blog post, What is a FICO Score?, we shared what a credit score is, in addition to the factors that help determine that score. Today we’re going to discuss how you ...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
If you’re looking to obtain credit, then the lender you’re working with will run your credit report in the majority of cases to determine your creditworthiness. The lender will then review your credit score from ...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
If your credit card spending has caused a stack of debt to pile up, it’s time to reverse the trend! With focus, discipline and patience, you can reduce and eliminate your credit card debt, no ...
Friday, May 9, 2014
Yes, credit matters; unless you're an individual who's figured out a way to pay cash for every single purchase, including the purchase of a home and a new car. Credit is used by financial ...
Thursday, April 11, 2013
As the Financial Literacy Month continues, you may find yourself trying to figure out a way to get out of debt. Debt can feel like a load of bricks on your chest, slowly crushing you. ...
Monday, July 2, 2012
Often, I am asked what it is that goes into a loan decision. Some places will approve or deny based solely on credit history or credit score, but most should take into account all five ...
Thursday, July 21, 2011
I always considered “numbers don’t lie” to be a peculiar statement. What do numbers say anyway? Is it worth hearing? After working in the financial services industry for a few years, I can honestly tell ...