5 Things You Didn't Know Could Hurt Your Credit
5 Surprising Ways You Can Hurt Your Credit Score

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


Loan Sharks: “You’re Going to Need a Better Loan”

Sharks are stealthy, dangerous and so much fun to observe (from the safety of your couch). But what about the other dangerous predators that share their name? Learn the facts about loan sharks and avoid an ocean of debt!

Posted on: May 03, 2018


10 Tips to Help You Score That Big Promotion

Doing a great job is step one, but you have to make sure your bosses know you're ready for a new challenge—and a bigger salary.

Posted on: May 03, 2018


How Will Moving Countries Impact Your Credit Score?

Credit scoring methods change from country to country—and changing countries could mean starting over from square one.

Posted on: May 01, 2018


Can a Cash Advance Actually Help Your Credit?

Cash advances just show up as normal credit card purchases on your credit report.

Posted on: April 27, 2018


A Brief History of Credit Scores

Before credit scores were invented in the 1950's, lenders took a much more social approach to determining creditworthiness.

Posted on: April 26, 2018


Is the Credit Blacklist a Real Thing or an Urban Myth?

Even though it can feel like you're being blacklisted, the real answer is much more mundane.

Posted on: April 25, 2018


3 Ways to Finance Dental Care, Even With Bad Credit

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


Why You Should NOT Close That Old Credit Card

Even if you're closing it and replacing it with a new card, think again!

Posted on: April 18, 2018


Can You Negotiate With Your Creditors?

Yes, you can negotiate with your creditors, but make sure you do your homework first.

Posted on: April 13, 2018