All articles tagged: “Credit Scores”

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Guide

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What is Experian Boost?

What is Experian Boost?

In a lot of ways, credit scoring has worked largely the same way since the first FICO credit score was made... read more »

John Ulzheimer

By: John Ulzheimer • 4/25/19

Guide

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The New UltraFICO Score and How It Could Help Your Credit

The New UltraFICO Score Could Help Your Credit

Whether you’re applying for a mortgage, trying to open a new credit card, or financing a new vehicle, your credit... read more »

John Ulzheimer

By: John Ulzheimer • 2/27/19

Blog

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Credit.com Empowers Consumers with Free Financial Tools, Personalized Advice, and a Comprehensive View of their Credit Profiles

Credit.com Provides Consumers with Financial Tools and Advice

In a Nutshell: While the average American consumer’s credit score is on the rise, many still don’t understand what... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 1/3/19

Guide

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The Perfect Credit Score: Is It Even Possible?

The Perfect Credit Score: Is It Even Possible?

Trying to be the best at something is the American way. Students work hard to earn 4.0 GPAs in college or straight... read more »

John Ulzheimer

By: John Ulzheimer • 12/19/18

Guide

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How to Check Your Credit Score for Free

How to Check Your Credit Score for Free

Just like keeping a close eye on your weight is a good idea if you want to maintain good health, monitoring your... read more »

John Ulzheimer

By: John Ulzheimer • 10/26/18

Blog

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GetCreditScore Prepares Aussies for Financial Success with Free Credit Scores and Valuable Consumer Information

GetCreditScore Prepares Aussies for Success with Free Credit Scores

In a Nutshell: The implementation of mandatory comprehensive credit reporting (CCR) legislation is underway in... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 10/9/18

Guide

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7 Best Credit Monitoring Services in [current_year]

7 Best Credit Monitoring Services

When it comes to the safety of your credit, you want to be sure you’re using the best credit monitoring services... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 12/2/19

Blog

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TotallyMoney — How Improving and Understanding Borrowing Power Leads to Improved Financial Products for UK Residents

TotallyMoney — Better Products Through Improved Borrowing Power

In a Nutshell: Many UK residents have historically been unfamiliar with — and even apathetic toward — their credit... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/6/18

Blog

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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

Guide

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12 Quickest Ways to Fix Your Credit Score

12 Quickest Ways to Fix Your Credit Score

For all that credit can be a powerful tool, it can also be the means by which we get ourselves into a whole heap of... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/30/19

Guide

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How to Improve Your Credit Score — 13 Ways to Boost Your Credit

13 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Knowing how to improve your credit score can go a long way toward solidifying a solid, healthy financial future.... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/28/19

Guide

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“How is Your Credit Score Calculated?” — 5 Parts of a FICO Score

How is Your Credit Score Calculated?

Over the last 30 years, the consumer credit score has gained a key role in many aspects of our finances, so it’s... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 2/22/19

Study

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3 Studies Show the Average Credit Score by Age & Generation ([current_year])

Studies Show the Average Credit Score by Age

In personal finance, credit scores are what make the world — or, at least, the lines of credit — go ’round. So it’s... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 5/11/18

Guide

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7 Online Picks for a Free Credit Score (Without Credit Card Requirements)

7 Picks for a Free Credit Score Without a Credit Card

Nowadays, it often seems as if every other commercial is some company or other telling you how vital it is for you... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 11/14/18

Guide

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300 — 850: The “Credit Score Range” Explained (FICO & VantageScore)

The Credit Score Range Explained

One of the first things anyone learns when they begin developing their personal finance skills is the importance of... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 3/25/19

Guide

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3 Credit Score Facts — “What is the Highest Credit Score Possible?”

What is the Highest Credit Score Possible?

It wasn’t until my 20s that I really began to care about my credit score and it’s also the first time I wondered,... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 8/21/19

Guide

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“What Credit Score is Needed to Buy a Car?” (6 Tips for Auto Loans)

What Credit Score is Needed to Buy a Car?

My old roommate Chris found himself in a vicious cycle in which he wondered what credit score is needed to buy a... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 9/4/19

Guide

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“What is a Good Credit Score?” (See What’s Required by 4 Loan Types)

What is a Good Credit Score?

If you find yourself asking, “What is a good credit score?” you’re likely gearing up to make a big purchase like a... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 12/2/19

Guide

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How to Check FICO® Score (Beware of “Free” Credit Scores)

How to Check Your FICO® Score

If you’re searching for information on how to check a FICO score, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we’ll... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 11/12/19

Blog

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Is TransUnion Credit Score Accurate? VantageScore Vs. FICO

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

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How to “Cheat” My Credit Score (3 Quick Credit Fixes)

How to “Cheat” My Credit Score (3 Quick Credit Fixes)

In this age of helpful internet tips and shortcuts for everything, you may have found yourself thinking, “I wonder... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 9/5/19

Guide

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530 Credit Score? Top Bad Credit Personal Loans ([current_year])

530 Credit Score? Top Bad Credit Personal Loans (2019)

Finding a lender who will approve your application for a personal loan when you have bad credit can be challenging;... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 9/11/19

Blog

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Does Your Credit Score Drop When Someone Checks It?

Does Your Credit Score Drop When Someone Checks It?

If you’re getting ready to make a big purchase — say a car, an RV or a house — you’ve probably had someone tell you... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 8/23/19

Study

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Study: How Much Will Paying Off Credit Cards Improve Score?

Study: How Much Will Paying Off Credit Cards Improve Score?

In a Nutshell: Paying off credit cards can improve credit scores substantially as outstanding debt is the second... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 9/27/19

Blog

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“FICO” Score Meaning: 5 Things You Need to Know

FICO Score Meaning: 5 Things You Need to Know

FICO is the original and most widely used credit score by lenders. According to the FICO website, 90 of the top 100... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 6/1/18