Mike Randall

Mike Randall
“How to Raise Credit Score” (12 Proven Methods from Credit Experts)

Bad Credit Expert

Mike Randall is most knowledgeable in the areas of credit scores and credit cards, having written on those topics and others for the past eight years. He graduated from California State University with a degree in English literature, and he has an extensive background in personal finance studies. When he's not keeping BadCredit.org readers informed of changes in the subprime market, Mike’s hobbies include sailing and gourmet cooking. Connect with Mike on Google+.

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(293) Total Posts to Date

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How Little Free Library’s 65,000 Locations Help Global Communities Reach Better Financial Futures by Promoting Literacy

The Little Free Library™ Empowers Communities Through Literacy

In a Nutshell: Access to books can be a major factor in whether kids learn to enjoy reading early in life, which... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/18/18

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Lendio Conveniently Matches Small Businesses with Loan Options for Working Capital and Expansion

Lendio: SMB Loan Options for Working Capital and Growth

In a Nutshell: Small businesses that need access to working capital, or that are looking to expand, used to be able... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/13/18

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Trustwave Helps Financial Service Providers Fight Back Against the Cybercriminals Who Want Your Data

Trustwave Helps Financial Service Providers Protect Customer Data

In a Nutshell: Cybercrime and information security breaches are increasing at alarming rates, and the FBI estimates... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/10/18

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NerdWallet’s Liz Weston Shares Helpful Advice on How to Build and Use Credit the Proper Way

NerdWallet's Liz Weston Shares Advice on Building and Using Credit

In a Nutshell: Revolving debt recently reached a historic $1.023 trillion in America. While mounting debt or past... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/29/18

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Self Lender’s Credit Builder Accounts Help Consumers Improve Credit While Growing Their Savings

Self Lender Helps Clients Grow Savings and Improve Credit

In a Nutshell: Establishing or rebuilding a good credit score can be tricky, especially if you’re on a tight... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/28/18

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Swappa Online Marketplace Lets You Earn Extra Cash Selling Your Used Smartphones and Other Devices

Swappa Helps You Earn Extra Cash Selling Your Used Phones & Devices

In a Nutshell: With the cost of the latest smartphones reaching as much as $1,000 or more, you want the best price... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/22/18

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South Dakota’s Long-Term Care Insurance Partnership Program Helps Families Plan for the Costs of Supportive Services

South Dakota’s Long-Term Care Program Helps Families Plan

In a Nutshell: As the cost of health care in our country rises, many people face the issue of long-term care in... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/20/18

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Bellco Credit Union Members Benefit from Unique Partnerships to Receive Free Financial Education

Bellco CU Members Benefit from Free Financial Education

In a Nutshell: When you consider that the principles of debt, credit, consumer finance, and money management touch... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/7/18

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Net Impact — Helping to Develop the Next Generation of Socially Responsible Young Leaders

Net Impact Helps Develop Socially Responsible Young Leaders

In a Nutshell: At a time when new ideas for creating positive change are so desperately needed, the nonprofit... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/6/18

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How Coastal Credit Union’s id Ally℠ Service Helps Members Recover from Identity Theft

How Coastal CU Helps Members Recover from ID Theft

In a Nutshell: An increasing number of data breaches and the exposure of sensitive personal information have led to... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 2/27/18

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Network for Good: Changing the Way Nonprofits Fundraise with Modern and Guidance-Rich Software and Services

Network for Good Helps Nonprofits Deliver More Services

In a Nutshell: Fundraising is the lifeblood of nonprofits. However, many are stretched so thin that dedicating... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 2/23/18

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Geocaching — The World’s Largest Treasure Hunt is an Affordable, Active Entertainment Option

Geocaching — Treasure Hunting is an Affordable Recreation Option

In a Nutshell: Geocaching is a popular outdoor activity that almost anyone can do. Using a GPS device or an app... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 2/21/18

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Unleash Your Earning Potential — Resources and Networking from APDT Can Help You Start a New Career or Side Gig as a Dog Trainer

APDT Can Help You Start a New Career or Side Gig as a Dog Trainer

In a Nutshell: Each year, pet owners spend tens of billions of dollars on their beloved companions. With this much... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 2/14/18

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Earn Extra Money on the Web: Weebly’s Code-Free Site-Building Platform Simplifies Starting an Online Business

Weebly’s Code-Free Platform Simplifies Starting a Business

In a Nutshell: Many great ideas for new businesses never get off the ground. Why? Because we find all sorts of... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 2/9/18

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Affinity Federal Credit Union Prioritizes Its Members’ Futures Through Access to Credit and a Focus on Financial Literacy

Affinity FCU Prioritizes Members' Needs Through Education

In a Nutshell: Offering an alternative to banks and traditional lenders, credit unions have built their reputations... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/26/18

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Format Helps Visual Artists Affordably Create Online Businesses and Earn Extra Cash

Format Helps Visual Artists Affordably Create Online Businesses

In a Nutshell: Many artists in today’s society have a difficult time making livable wages at their craft and are... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/25/18

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Allpoint’s Surcharge-Free ATM Network Means Not Having to Pay to Access Your Money

No Charge to Access Your Money with Allpoint's ATM Network

In a Nutshell: The growing acceptance of mobile payments, digital banking, and electronic money transfers in recent... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/23/18

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Quackwatch Acts as a Healthcare Watchdog for Avoiding Costly Fads, Fraud, and False Claims

Quackwatch: A Watchdog for Costly Health Fads and Fraud

In a Nutshell: With more options for maintaining our health and wellness than ever before, Americans today are... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/19/18

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Higher Learning for Higher Salaries: Accepted.com’s Admissions Experts Give Students an Advantage in the Application Process

How Accepted’s Admissions Experts Give Students an Advantage

In a Nutshell: It’s an undeniable truth that, on average, the higher your level of education, the greater your... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/2/18

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FinTech Mortgage Lender uno Gives Australian Homebuyers the Upper Hand in Finding Better Deals

FinTech Lender uno Gives Australian Homebuyers the Upper Hand

In a Nutshell: A new player has burst onto the Australian home lending scene and promises to disrupt the... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 12/28/17

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Putting Credit Scores First: MSI Credit Solutions Works with Clients to Boost Their Scores by 50 Points or More

MSI Credit Solutions Boosts Clients’ Credit Scores by 50 Points or More

In a Nutshell: Credit repair agencies play a valuable role in our consumer finance system, but let’s face it, not... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 12/15/17

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Mogo Marries Technology and User-Friendly Design to Help More than 450K Canadians Take Control of Their Finances

Mogo — Helping More than 450K Canadians Take Financial Control

In a Nutshell: Introducing a unique concept to the world of consumer finance, Mogo is committed to providing quick... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 12/12/17

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HashChing — Australia’s First Online Home Loan Marketplace Offers Borrowers Lower Rates and Affordable Refinancing Options

HashChing Brings Lower Home Loan Rates to Australian Borrowers

In a Nutshell: Shopping for a home loan can be a confusing and frustrating experience, and most people are never... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 12/4/17

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35,112 views

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How Credit Canada® Helps Millions Achieve Financial Freedom Through Debt Management Solutions and Free Credit Counseling

Credit Canada Helps Millions with Debt Relief & Money Management

In a Nutshell: For more than 50 years, Credit Canada has offered debt relief services to millions of Canadian... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 11/21/17

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eMerchantBroker: A Leading Merchant Payment Services Option for High-Risk Businesses

eMerchantBroker Offers Payment Services for High-Risk Businesses

In a Nutshell: Many small businesses and entrepreneurial startups in the US may have innovative ideas but are... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 11/17/17