Financial Cents: Posts About Credit
If you need some motivation to start fixing a lousy credit score, then these six terrifying facts should help scare you into action.
Posted on: May 24, 2019
What happens during a credit check depends on what kind of check is being run—and who's doing the checking.
Posted on: May 22, 2019
If you thought that a bad credit score only affected your ability to get qualified for personal loans and credit cards—think again.
Posted on: May 21, 2019
Hard credit inquiries occur when you are applying for new credit and can only be run with your express permission.
Posted on: May 17, 2019
When it comes to fixing bad credit, there are no overnight solutions. More than anything else, you're going to have to learn to be patient.
Posted on: May 16, 2019
Unlike hard credit inquiries, a soft inquiry made on your credit won't show up on your credit report and isn't reflected in your FICO score!
Posted on: May 10, 2019
There are five factors that make up your credit score, but two of them are responsible for a whopping 65 percent all by themselves.
Posted on: May 08, 2019
Has anyone ever told you that you should always use a credit card to rent a car instead of a debit card? Your credit score is one of the reasons why.
Posted on: May 03, 2019
Bad credit borrowers have more options than you might think—you just have to make sure you find the right bad credit loan for you.
Posted on: April 29, 2019
There are lots of things that people look for in a potential partner, and if you think debt isn't one of those factors—you're wrong.
Posted on: April 24, 2019