Financial Cents: Posts About Credit Reports
Sometimes, your credit score will react to certain financial behavior in unexpected ways. What happens when you pay off your students loans is a great example.
Posted on: October 08, 2018
There's no single definition as to what makes a "bad" credit score—but we can provide some handy signposts to help you decide whether your credit's in trouble.
Posted on: August 09, 2018
Getting an incorrect charge-off removed from your credit report is pretty simple. Getting an accurate one removed, however, is way harder—and for good reason.
Posted on: July 19, 2018
Car rental companies see debit cards as a red flag and will likely check your credit before they rent to you.
Posted on: June 14, 2018
While a cash advance won't necessarily show up on your credit report, there are still ways that taking one out could hurt your credit score.
Posted on: June 11, 2018
If you make a mistake, it's going to haunt your credit score for a long time. And unless that black mark was placed there in error, you'll just have to wait it out.
Posted on: June 06, 2018
While a payday loan isn't going to help your credit score, failing to pay one back can still hurt it.
Posted on: May 30, 2018
Do your research, don't pay anyone up front, and take lots of notes.
Posted on: May 17, 2018
Neither credit card cash advances nor cash advance loans require a credit check. But that doesn't mean they can't affect your credit score.
Posted on: May 15, 2018
Cash advances just show up as normal credit card purchases on your credit report.
Posted on: April 27, 2018