Laura Slawny

Laura Slawny

Bad Credit Expert

Laura Slawny is an award-winning executive news producer with more than 15 years experience writing about issues that impact families all over America. Since 2012, her focus on personal finance has helped consumers in the U.S., Canada and Australia. Laura believes complex financial concepts should be easy for everyone to understand. Her work appears on multiple consumer websites, both as an author and ghost writer. She also enjoys writing about leadership and healthy living. Laura graduated from Illinois State University with a bachelor's degree in Communication. She considers herself a lifelong learner and constantly seeks new opportunities to continue her education with college classes, online courses and training seminars. Connect with Laura on Google+.

Latest Posts

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6 Ways to Improve Your Credit by Halloween

6 Ways to Improve Your Credit by Halloween

Halloween has amazing transformative powers, allowing people who struggle financially to morph into rich... read more »

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By: Laura Slawny • 9/27/13

Guide

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How to Build Credit from Scratch

How to Build Credit from Scratch

Want to earn free rewards or get a car loan? Most lenders require a credit history before they will even consider... read more »

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By: Laura Slawny • 9/27/13

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Breaking a Bad Credit Addiction

Breaking a Bad Credit Addiction

Millions of Americans are addicted to credit cards and don’t even know it. It’s not just that they love shopping or... read more »

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By: Laura Slawny • 9/24/13

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How Spending Can Actually Help Your Credit Score

How Spending Can Actually Help Your Credit Score

If you want to increase your credit score, consider charging more to your credit cards. I know it sounds... read more »

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By: Laura Slawny • 9/6/13

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How are Credit Reports Different Around the World?

How are Credit Reports Different Around the World?

To improve a bad credit report, you need to buckle down for years. There is a way to immediately start over without... read more »

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By: Laura Slawny • 8/29/13

Study

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Middle-Income Americans Over 50 Have More Debt Than Younger Americans

Middle-Income Americans Over 50 Have More Debt Than Younger Americans

Are you still asking your parents for money? What about your grandparents? They may be more broke than you. A... read more »

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By: Laura Slawny • 8/26/13

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Do You Take On Your Partner’s Debt When You Marry?

Do You Take On Your Partner’s Debt When You Marry?

Think you’ve finally found the love of your life? Before you start making wedding plans, you need to have a serious... read more »

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By: Laura Slawny • 8/15/13

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What Jobs Matter the Most When it Comes to Having Bad Credit?

What Jobs Matter the Most When it Comes to Having Bad Credit?

Looking for a new job? You may be required to submit your credit history before you are hired or promoted. A recent... read more »

Laura Slawny

By: Laura Slawny • 8/8/13

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How Taxes Affect Your Credit

How Taxes Affect Your Credit

Owe money to the IRS? You could lose your home, your car and everything else. But there is a way to handle your tax... read more »

Laura Slawny

By: Laura Slawny • 8/6/13

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5 Credit Tips for Retirees

5 Credit Tips for Retirees

We all want to keep our current lifestyle when we retire, but pension and social security may not be enough,... read more »

Laura Slawny

By: Laura Slawny • 7/31/13