Financial Cents: Posts About Credit Reports
Being deep in debt can feel like you're sinking in quicksand. But hope is not lost! Here are some tips to help you plan your debt trap escape.
Posted on: November 08, 2018
There are better reasons to save money than wanting to make your friends turn green with jealousy. But as motivating factors go, this one ain't half bad.
Posted on: November 05, 2018
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