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Do’s & Don’ts Of Credit Repair

If you’re stuck with bad credit, there are some ways to improve it but also some ways you can decrease your score, so we show you here some do’s and don’ts of credit repair, these simple ideas can help you get started. Do’s Review your report and dispute errors:  Errors on your credit report can …

Credit Score Apps

It makes sense that something important like your credit, can be seen or accessed quickly and easily and what a better way than to do that on an app? You have your phone with you every day and probably all day. Here are some easy to use apps that we recommend.   Mint Mint is …

What Do the 3 Credit Bureaus Do?

Equifax, Experian and TransUnion are the main credit bureaus that collect information to generate your credit reports, but they vary in how they calculate your credit scores. They measure the likelihood we will pay our credit obligations and specially on time. We will dig in these 3 bureaus and what they do.   Equifax Based …

Can Loan Inquiries Hurt Your Credit Score?

A car dealership will take your application and they will send it to several lenders that they work with so they (the lenders) can compete with each other to get the customer the best loan. A lender will appear on the report as a separate inquiry when it accesses the borrower’s credit report, but credit …

How Common is Tax Identity Theft

When somebody uses your personal information to file a tax return you have been a victim of tax identity theft. According to the FTC there were more than 90,000 reports of identity theft in the first three quarters of 2020, even with those numbers tax identity theft is less common than other types of fraud. …

How to Budget

Senator Elizabeth Warren made a budget strategy popular, the 50/20/30  budget rule to reach your financial goals. It’s basically separated by 50% on needs, 20% on paying debts or saving and 30% for just living how you like, meaning gym memberships or dinners in a restaurant, etc.   Needs The 50% on needs are for …

How to Remove a Hard Inquiry

A hard inquiry when you apply for a new credit card or a new loan. A creditor will view information on your credit report to determine whether to extend or give the credit or not. A hard inquiry stays on your reports for two years, after that they are removed, but if you can’t wait …

5 ways to boost your credit score

It seems ironic that you need credit to get credit, but here’s the big difference, people don’t need debt to get credit, in other words it’s time to pay some debt in order to boost your credit. Here are five simple steps you can take to clean up your credit score, it will be hard …

The Credit Crackhead by Antoine Sallis is Ready to Order

We’re excited to tell you that Antoine Sallis the Credit Genius wrote a book and it’s out today! It’s called The Fiercely Resilient Credit Crackhead. The Credit Crackhead is about a normal man named Stan who discovers how to build and leverage his credit to achieve the goals he wants in life. Although it is …

Can Tradelines Boost Credit?

Yes, tradelines can boost credit. Tradelines are debts that you’re paying off like credit cards or auto loans, or any time of loans. Payment history, credit age, credit card utilization, inquiries, total account and derogatory marks are the six main categories that your credit is composed of. Inquiries and derogatory marks will hurt your score, …