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Tips From #Experian to Increase Your Credit Score Knowledge
  • Tips From #Experian to Increase Your Credit Score Knowledge

Tips From #Experian to Increase Your Credit Score Knowledge

By |September 18th, 2015|

Trying to engineer a better credit score for yourself is kind of like trying to diagnose engine trouble without lifting the hood of your car. You can sense the problem a number of ways, but you can’t look in and see what the difficulty is. That’s exactly the way it is with the algorithms […]

What Information Goes Into Calculating a Credit Score?
  • What Information Goes Into Calculating a Credit Score?

What Information Goes Into Calculating a Credit Score?

By |September 3rd, 2015|

If you are looking to obtain credit then you are probably going to want to know more about your credit score, and what factors help to determine the calculation. The information used can be the difference between whether you are able to obtain credit or not.

Often a poor payment history can cause problems if […]

The Psychology of Spending
  • The Psychology of Spending

The Psychology of Spending

By |August 21st, 2015|

Are you a spender, a saver, or maybe somewhere in between? There are so many different pieces that make up our very dynamic personalities, but have you considered how your personality affects your finances?

Could your outgoing personality cause you to spend more on social events? Or could your even-tempered nature keep you levelheaded and […]

6 Responsible Credit Management Tips
  • 6 Responsible Credit Management Tips

6 Responsible Credit Management Tips

By |July 1st, 2015|

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If your parents have been managing your credit all along, suddenly having to deal with credit balances, credit scores, and credit reports might prove to be a bit of a shocker. And then there are the payments to consider. Credit management takes a sharp turn toward the serious when you become […]

Impoverished College Students and the Various Ways to Build Good Credit ASAP
  • Impoverished College Students and the Various Ways to Build Good Credit ASAP

Impoverished College Students and the Various Ways to Build Good Credit ASAP

By |April 15th, 2015|

The process of growing up carries with it a great deal of excitement, but also stress. One of the main causes of concern for young people all across the country is that of their current financial status, given the tremendous amount of debt that many of them have accumulated after paying for a formal […]

How to Protect Your Credit Score As If Your Life Depended On It
  • How to Protect Your Credit Score As If Your Life Depended On It

How to Protect Your Credit Score As If Your Life Depended On It

By |March 16th, 2015|

First of all, the title of this post is not hyperbolic. Your life does depend on it. In the U.S., it is all but impossible to live over the level of poverty without having some form of credit extended to you. Feel free to waste time trying to prove me wrong. Even if you […]

Why I Love Dave Ramsey, But I Still Love Credit Cards
  • Why I Love Dave Ramsey, But I Still Love Credit Cards

Why I Love Dave Ramsey, But I Still Love Credit Cards

By |March 12th, 2015|

There I was. 18 years old. And I didn’t have a clue .

I didn’t realize that some people were actually debt-free.

I thought a car payment was just another bill. I mean, everyone has a car payment, right?

I thought credit cards were a way of life. I never noticed adults using cash. Only cards.

Enter: Dave […]

TransUnion’s Credit Lock App – Credit Identity Security When it Matters Most
  • TransUnion’s Credit Lock App – Credit Identity Security When it Matters Most

TransUnion’s Credit Lock App – Credit Identity Security When it Matters Most

By |February 18th, 2015|

If you are not prepared for identity theft, you are making yourself a target. It’s as simple as that. But even the most prepared consumers are not completely secure. Identity theft has a cascading effect. Once a thief has a single account password, it’ll be all the easier to get your address, your license […]

Got Denied for Credit? Do These Things to Quickly Boost Your Credit Score and Get Approved
  • Got Denied for Credit? Do These Things to Quickly Boost Your Credit Score and Get Approved

Got Denied for Credit? Do These Things to Quickly Boost Your Credit Score and Get Approved

By |February 4th, 2015|

In 5 Reasons to Avoid a Low Credit Score you learn about why having a high credit score is so important.  One of the most important reasons to keep up with your credit score is so that you can apply for credit and get loans that you might need.  Basically your credit score is […]

5 Ways to Earn Airline Miles without Stepping Foot on a Plane
  • 5 Ways to Earn Airline Miles without Stepping Foot on a Plane

5 Ways to Earn Airline Miles without Stepping Foot on a Plane

By |August 7th, 2014|

More than at any other point in history, the need to travel for business or pleasure is really taking off. To accommodate for this, many airlines have come out of nowhere to become market leaders. Every day it seems like a new airline merger is in the works. In the last five years alone, […]