Ashley Dull

Ashley Dull
Is TransUnion Credit Score Accurate? FICO vs. VantageScore

Bad Credit Expert

Ashley Dull works with a team of finance experts and journalists who develop in-depth industry profiles and advice articles read by more than 15 million Americans. Her years of experience reporting on consumer credit scores and reports positions Ashley to make smart recommendations on ways to improve one’s credit and avoid predatory lending. She often serves as an expert source on financial topics for national media outlets, including CNN Money, MarketWatch, Money Matters, ABC News, Kiplinger, and NBC News. Connect with Ashley on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Latest Posts

(99) Total Posts to Date

Guide

9,192 views

37 min read

Loans for Bad Credit in 2022

15 Loans for Bad Credit Borrowers

Finding loans for bad credit isn’t as hard as you may think. Although big banks and credit unions may turn you down... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 7/16/20

Guide

25,764 views

15 min read

Bad Credit Personal Loans For $5,000 & Up

Bad Credit Personal Loans for $5,000 & Up

Although being rejected for a loan outright can be tough, being approved for a loan that is simply too small to... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 6/27/22

Guide

29,450 views

9 min read

9 Easiest Credit Cards to Get

9 Easiest Credit Cards to Get Approved For

Every day I surf the web, I am overcome with gratitude that video phones and YouTube weren’t around to chronicle... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 6/14/22

Guide

51,086 views

19 min read

$1,000 Loans For Bad Credit

$1,000 Loans For Bad-Credit Borrowers

Although a TransUnion market report shows that the average personal loan amount is about $7,104, a $1,000 loan for... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 5/4/22

Guide

30,504 views

17 min read

Bad Credit Auto Loans Near You

7 Bad Credit Auto Loans You Can Find Near You

If you find yourself in a situation where it will cost you more to repair your car than to replace it, you may be... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 3/31/22

Guide

66,810 views

17 min read

Quick and Easy Small Loans in 2022

7 Quick & Easy Small Loans to Get Approved For

One of the unfortunate facts of life is that emergencies don’t wait for you to have extra money, which is why quick... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 3/24/22

Guide

73,296 views

47 min read

$1,000 Credit Limit Credit Cards For Bad Credit

Credit Cards for Bad Credit with $1,000 Credit Limits

Plenty of $1,000 credit limit credit cards for bad credit offer guaranteed approval — though each card may have... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 3/24/22

Guide

60,944 views

5 min read

Is TransUnion Credit Score Accurate? FICO vs. VantageScore

Is TransUnion Credit Score Accurate?

There are so many credit scores out there nowadays that it’s easy to get confused as to which one is your “real,”... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 8/23/19

Guide

64,880 views

23 min read

Instant Loans With Online Approval

7 Instant Loans With Online Approval

The concept of instant loans with online approval was a pipe dream only a few years ago. As financial technology... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 3/1/22

Guide

50,364 views

33 min read

Bad Credit Car Loans for 2022

17 Best Bad Credit Car Loans

Most people think bad credit car loans are hard to find, and that a poor credit score means you are stuck with a... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 2/24/22

Guide

50,100 views

17 min read

How to Get a Quick $500 Loan in 2022

How to Get a Quick $500 Loan

When you’re in a financial emergency, knowing how to get a quick $500 loan can make a big difference. A recent... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 12/26/21

Guide

94,335 views

15 min read

Christmas Loans For Bad Credit in 2022

12 Christmas Loans For Bad Credit Applicants

Christmas loans for bad credit can mean all the difference during the holiday season. The most wonderful time of... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 8/17/22

Guide

100,000+ views

25 min read

Easy Personal Loans For Bad Credit in 2022

7 Easy-to-Get Personal Loans For Bad Credit

It can be difficult to find easy personal loans for bad credit, but with the right information, you can find an... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 11/1/21

Guide

100,000+ views

15 min read

Short-Term Loans Online in 2022

7 Short-Term Loans You Can Get Online

Finding short-term loans online doesn’t have to be difficult. A little research shows that some are better options... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 10/18/21

Guide

100,000+ views

17 min read

2022 Reflex Mastercard® Review

2022 Reflex Mastercard® Review

No Reflex Mastercard review is complete without an in-depth look at all of the things this credit card can — and in... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 5/23/22

Guide

98,514 views

23 min read

Best Checking Accounts For Bad Credit in 2022

5 Best Checking Accounts That Allow Bad Credit

Finding the best checking accounts for bad credit situations can be a daunting prospect, but several banks offer... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 1/21/22

Guide

91,992 views

23 min read

Credit Hacks to Improve Your FICO Score in 2022

15 Credit Hacks to Improve Your FICO Score

The following credit hacks to improve your FICO Score aren’t industry secrets — the five factors FICO uses to... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 8/30/21

Guide

100,000+ views

21 min read

Avoid Bad Credit Loans With Prepayment Penalties: 10 Options For 2022

10 Personal & Auto Loans Without Prepayment Penalties

The drawback of bad credit loans with prepayment penalties is that they punish you for being a responsible... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 8/17/21

Guide

100,000+ views

11 min read

Quick Cash Loans of 2022

7 Quick Cash Loans You Can Apply For Online

Finding quick cash loans online may take less time than you think. With our favorite online lending networks, you... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 7/29/21

Guide

72,237 views

17 min read

Same Day Auto Loans in 2022

7 Auto Loans You Can Get Today

More and more car buyers enjoy the freedom and accessibility of car ownership through same day auto loans. These... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 6/22/21

Guide

100,000+ views

25 min read

$500+ Credit Limit Cards For Bad Credit in 2022

$500+ Credit Limit Cards For Bad Credit Applicants

They may be hard to find, but we’ve dug up six $500+ credit limit cards for poor credit that give you more than... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 3/17/22

Guide

100,000+ views

11 min read

California Credit Repair Services of 2022

4 Best Credit Repair Services in California

California credit repair services are easy to find online. We’ll review four reputable credit repair companies that... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 9/7/22

Guide

100,000+ views

13 min read

Fast Cash Loans For Bad Credit

7 Fast Cash Loans For Bad Credit Borrowers

Did you know that you can get fast cash loans for bad credit online? Underwriting algorithms have streamlined the... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 6/14/22

Guide

100,000+ views

13 min read

Bad Credit Wedding Loans in 2022

9 Bad Credit Wedding Loans

Bad credit wedding loans can help you pay for one of the best days of your life, regardless of your credit history.... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 5/26/21

Guide

100,000+ views

17 min read

Emergency Cash Loans Online in 2022

7 Emergency Cash Loans You Can Get Online

If you’re in a bind, emergency cash loans can help you secure money to rectify the situation. But when you have bad... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 4/1/21