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Students Get Your Free FICO Credit Score

Students Get Your Free FICO Credit Score

You heard right. “FICO”,  “credit score” and “free”. Put ’em together. What’s that spell? Well, it’s kinda jibberish but getting your FICO credit score can definitely help you student types get a head start on the road to financial freedom. Keep reading. Ok, here comes a bunch of useful info but in case you’re attention […]

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How to Buy a Home: Start with Your Credit

Filed in Credit, Home Buying by on February 24, 2015 0 Comments
How to Buy a Home: Start with Your Credit

Start with Your Credit is an eight-post series on the essential steps on How to Buy a House. If you’re looking for straight-forward, no-nonsense, and no hard sell info on how to buy a house, look no further. Lucky you, you’ve found me and my immense and impressive home buying acumen. Now, pay attention and start […]

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How Your Credit Score Is Determined

How Your Credit Score Is Determined

Exactly how your credit score is determined (we’re talkin’ FICO here) is somewhat of a mystery on the order of “Why are we here?” or “What’s with cats and the Internet?” This is unfortunate, since one’s credit score is uber-important to just about everything from buying a house to getting a job to signing up […]

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Upward Trend in Credit Report Errors

Filed in Credit by on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Upward Trend in Credit Report Errors

This little piggy has been talking about the importance of regularly checking your credit report for a while now. In case you thought I was just making it up, there is data that shows an upward trend in credit report errors. Eek! The U.S. Public Interest Research Group does a not-too-frequent survey of consumers who ordered […]

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Credit Score by Age

Filed in Credit by on June 11, 2013 0 Comments
Credit Score by Age

Check out this chart showing credit score by age. Getting older might mean losing hair and teeth and gusto, but at least your credit score will go up.

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