Having a wallet full of plastic can be a big temptation to overspend, which can lead to missed payments and a decreasedÂ credit score. If too many credit cards have you busting your budget, this might be a goodÂ reason for credit card closure. On the flip side, closingÂ a credit card may hurt yourÂ credit score by messing… Read More
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It happens. A collections notice shows up, a debt collector starts calling or you find a negative report on your credit history, but you know you paid the account in question. Can you sue a company for sending you to collections for money you didn’t owe? Find out more about what the law says about… Read More
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While credit mistakes aren’t going to be the end of you, they can stay on your credit report longer than you might realize.
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Spouse Has Bad Credit? How It Affects You It wasnât until a few months after my husband and I got married that I decided to check both our credit scores. While my husbandâs credit score wasnât horrible, it certainly didnât…
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If your credit needs rehabilitation due to late payments, accounts in collections or other negative items, it might be time to rebuild. Rebuilding your credit requires an understanding of your current situation, identifying past mistakes and implementing the right strategies going forward. Wise use of a credit card is one way to start. Surprising, right?… Read More
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Since weâre in the middle of a pandemic, weâre all trying to figure out the new normal. Whether youâre working from home, have a houseful of kids to keep busy or find yourself facing financial uncertainty, everyone has at least a little adjusting to do. While youâre taking stock of your life and what you… Read More
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AÂ credit cardÂ is designed to help you in an emergency, to give you options when there are none. But what happens if you have a maxed-outÂ credit cardÂ in one hand and an empty card in the other, can you use oneÂ credit cardÂ to pay off the other and, more importantly, should you? TheÂ short answerÂ is yes and… probably not. […]
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You’re likely to lose track of a credit card at some pointâmany people do. You’re standing at the checkout counter, you open your wallet and it’s not there. What you do depends on how prepared you are and whether you think the card was lost or stolen. How to Prepare for a Lost Credit Card… Read More
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If you’re looking to repair your credit, you may have come across websites that advertise a credit privacy number, credit protection number or CPN. These numbers are nine digits like a Social Security number (SSN), and sellers claim that you … Continue reading →
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