Financial Cents: Posts About Credit
Most people know that employers can check your credit score while hiring you, but they can also do it while you work there—and let you go if the results are bad.
Posted on: July 11, 2018
A letter of explanation could be the difference between getting your loan application approved and having it denied.
Posted on: July 03, 2018
There's no perfect way to get money fast when you have bad credit, but these four choices can all be a good solution—so long as you're careful.
Posted on: June 29, 2018
If you want to consolidate your debt but you have a lousy credit score, you're going to run into the same problems as you would trying to apply for any other loan.
Posted on: June 27, 2018
Getting sent to prison will make it very hard to repay any money that you owe, and that's going to hurt your credit score.
Posted on: June 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
There are several differences between soft and hard credit checks, including when they can be run, how much info they return, and whether they affect your credit score.
Posted on: May 31, 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