Financial Cents: Posts About Credit Scores

Skipping a Bill Payment This Month? Think Again

One negative mark or past due bill payment on your credit report can take years to repair.

Posted on: October 11, 2019


Does a Late Rent Payment Affect Your Credit?

Paying rent at the same time each month can be a challenge, especially if your payday schedule doesn't align with your landlord's due date.

Posted on: September 28, 2019


Will Repossession Hurt My Credit?

Try to avoid the insult as well as the injury; learn how to cope when you aren't able to pay.

Posted on: August 29, 2019


Give Your Credit a Boost

For young people, the idea of a credit score may sound like “Adulthood 101.” So did a credit bureau just give you an option for some extra credit?

Posted on: August 22, 2019


Why Did My Credit Score Drop?

Let’s count it down! Here are five reasons your credit score may have taken a hit.

Posted on: August 14, 2019


Renting When Your Credit Score Won’t Vouch for You

You have low credit, but need a place to live. What else can you do to lock in a lease?

Posted on: August 09, 2019


Your Credit Score vs. Your Card Limits

How does one impact the other?

Posted on: August 01, 2019


What is Fair Credit?

Borrowers with a fair credit score have room for growth if they are willing to be persistent. 

Posted on: July 25, 2019


Can You Repair Bad Credit for Free? Yes and No.

If you are considering hiring a credit repair company to improve your score, you need to have all the facts before you make your decision. 

Posted on: July 09, 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