Category Archives: Credit Scores

Financial Questions to ask your significant other

Talking about money can be seen as a taboo subject. You don’t want to talk about money at the Thanksgiving table with all of your family. But, you should talk about money and your financial situation with your signification other, especially if you are planning to build a life with them. Money can...
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What are the ranges of credit?

Your credit score will be a three-digit number. This number indicates if you are a trustworthy person to lend money to. If you have ever looked at your score and are unsure what that number means, you are not alone. A credit score ranges from 300 to 850. The closer you are to 850, the […]...
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How to protect your credit score from Identity theft

Identity theft can impact any at any time. It is easy for someone to get your personal information and use it to make purchases you did not authorize. This could impact your credit score if you are not protecting yourself from identity theft. There are two things to do to protect yourself from an id...
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Online credit tools

Financial technology has given us so many ways to do traditional banking on our phones. We can protect and monitor our credit score through our phones and online as well. There are two types of tools that you should have on your mobile device – a way to check your score and an identity theft [...
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3 Steps to build credit score

Understanding how credit is calculated can help you to make specific moves to increase your credit score. There are easy things you can start doing now to help improve your credit score while there are other things you can do that will take some effort, but put you into that excellent credit score r...
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Protecting your credit score

Being a victim of identity theft is so easy. You may not even realize you are a victim of this crime until it is too late and your credit score has been impacted. There are two ways to protect yourself from identity theft and protect the credit score that you’ve been working on building. Check [&h...
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Build Your Credit in 4 Quick Steps

Getting started building up a credit score can be an overwhelming process and finding a jumping-off point can be even more challenging. Let’s break down the process into simple steps: You should start by downloading an accredited credit management application. I suggest Credit Karma or Experian as...
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Improve Your Credit Just in 30 Days

You probably don’t think about your credit score every day, but it can impact your life in significant ways. That’s why it’s crucial to keep your score as high as possible. If you’re currently struggling with your credit, here’s how to raise your score in just one month’s time. Image via...
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5 Steps to Disputing an Error on Your Credit Report

The reason financial professionals are forever encouraging consumers to check their credit reports annually is that errors often happen – and they can be costly. What do you do if you notice an error on your report, though? That information tends to be less readily available. Check out these five ...
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How to Dispute a Credit Report Error

The reason financial professionals are forever encouraging consumers to check their credit reports annually is that errors often happen – and they can be costly. What do you do if you notice an error on your report, though? That information tends to be less readily available. Check out these five ...
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