Know Your Credit Score: New Credit Inquiries

In the final post of this five-part series, we cover your new credit inquiries and how hard checks and softs checks will affect your score differently.

Posted on: October 27, 2017


Know Your Credit Score: Credit Mix

Your credit score is important. It can increase your buying power, your financial security and keep you and your family safe from predatory lenders.

Posted on: October 12, 2017


Know Your Credit Score: Payment History

In this five-part series, we’re breaking down the five different categories that make up your credit score. Today we’re talking about Payment History.

Posted on: October 06, 2017


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Know Your Credit Score: Amounts Owed

In this five-part blog series, we'll break down the different categories of information that make up your credit score, starting with your "amounts owed".

Posted on: September 28, 2017


How to Reward Yourself for Good Financial Behavior

Treating yourself after hitting a financial goal doesn't have to mean spending some of that hard-saved dough!

Posted on: July 11, 2019


Can You Fix Bad Credit as a 20- or 30-Something?

Millennials can often struggle financially, which is bad for their credit scores. But these tips can help build credit profiles worth texting home about!

Posted on: July 08, 2019


Should You Use a No Credit Check Loan to Pay for Medical Bills?

If you're short on emergency savings and facing an expensive medical bill, there are better ways to cover it than taking out a short-term, high-interest no credit check loan.

Posted on: May 30, 2019


The Pros and Cons of No Credit Check Loans

Taking out a loan with no credit check means taking on some fairly sizeable risks. Make sure you're informed before you borrow one!

Posted on: May 06, 2019


Can Paying off a Loan Hurt Your Credit Score?

Don't worry, it is very rare that paying off a personal loan will cause your score to drop, but it does happen every so often.

Posted on: March 18, 2019


What is VantageScore?

You might think that your FICO score is the only credit score out there—but you'd be wrong!

Posted on: February 12, 2019