Smart Ways College Students Can Use Credit Cards

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Building credit can be a scary thing, especially for young students in college taking their first steps out of the safety nets of living at home. But the truth is it doesn’t have to be a scary thing, it’s not even really a hard thing to do. There certainly is, however, a right way to […]

Understanding Your Credit Report

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So you’ve pulled your credit report, but you aren’t exactly sure what you’re reading. Don’t worry, that’s pretty common. Most people tend to see the accounts and get a gist of what’s listed, but that’s about it. So what are you reading and how do you clean this mess up? These days it’s hard to […]

How to Increase Your Credit Score

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How to Increase Your Credit Score Regardless of the amount of money you make, your credit score can affect you financially, whether you’re applying for a new credit card or even trying to get approved for a new home loan. It can be the difference of actually getting approved, and even getting lower APR rates. If […]

Do Free Credit Scores Hurt Your Credit?

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Question: Do Free Credit Scores Hurt Your Credit? Answer: There’s a lot of new free services that exist, and everyone seems to be utilizing them to their advantage, but are they detrimental to your actual credit score, meaning will they hurt your score? In short, no. Many people assume that these services will cost them in […]