Financial Cents: Posts About Credit
Everyone knows that missing a payment can hurt your credit, but did you know that applying for credit can also lower your score?
Posted on: May 08, 2018
Credit scoring methods change from country to country—and changing countries could mean starting over from square one.
Posted on: May 01, 2018
Cash advances just show up as normal credit card purchases on your credit report.
Posted on: April 27, 2018
Before credit scores were invented in the 1950's, lenders took a much more social approach to determining creditworthiness.
Posted on: April 26, 2018
Even though it can feel like you're being blacklisted, the real answer is much more mundane.
Posted on: April 25, 2018
Payment plans, special credit cards, and bad credit dental loans can all help you afford the oral care you need.
Posted on: April 19, 2018
Even if you're closing it and replacing it with a new card, think again!
Posted on: April 18, 2018
Yes, you can negotiate with your creditors, but make sure you do your homework first.
Posted on: April 13, 2018
In order to fix errors on your credit report, you'll have to contact the credit bureau that created the report.
Posted on: April 11, 2018
Store financing can be a good option, but so is scouring college neighborhoods around graduation and buying furniture that you assemble yourself.
Posted on: April 06, 2018