Posted on 20 January, 2013
News from Boston.com:
Credit scoring is a method lenders use to make lending decisions. Your credit score is a numeric value based on the information in your credit report. It tells lenders how likely you are to repay loans and credit card bills on time. It affects whether you can get credit and how much you [...]
Posted on 19 January, 2013
News from Salt Lake Tribune:
Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg If you had the credit card for a long time, closing it hurts even more because scoring formulas consider how old your accounts are, with older accounts being better because they have long payment track records.
Perhaps no area of personal finance is more confusing than credit. That’s because some [...]
Posted on 18 January, 2013
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Posted on 13 January, 2013
News from The Week Magazine:
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Posted on 10 January, 2013
News from Market Intelligence Center:
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Posted on 08 January, 2013
News from Newsday:
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January 6, 2013 10:56 AM By JAMIE HERZLICH firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo credit: Photos.com | It can be difficult for businesses to get financing these days, and so it is very important that a small business owner keep the credit scores as high as possible, experts say.
It can be difficult for businesses [...]
Posted on 05 January, 2013
News from NASDAQ:
I recently received a letter from a collection agency that is trying to collect on a bill of about $ 9 from five years ago. Will this affect my credit score, which is currently fine? Is there a statute of limitations for collecting on old debts?
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Posted on 04 January, 2013
News from WNEP-TV:
Whether you’re looking to cut credit card costs or raise your credit score in the New Year, check out this clip for some help. The tips from the pros are from Consumer Credit Counseling Service of NEPA. The non-profit offers several free services in our area to help you become debt free. [...]
Posted on 03 January, 2013
News from CBS Local:
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — We all know a bad credit score can be a problem in a myriad of ways, but you may be surprised to learn it can affect your love life, too.
As CBS 2’s Dave Carlin reported Wednesday, chemistry and laughter are elements of the perfect date, [...]
Posted on 02 January, 2013
News from WREG:
Before you go on a date, you obviously want the scoop on your potential new sweetie, right? What do they look like, where do they work, how do they like to have fun? But you may not expect one of the most important questions singles should consider. More and more, people are trying [...]