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Seven tips to improve your credit

Seven tips to improve your credit

Pay your bills on time All of them, every time, period.  Keep your credit utilization rate low “Weigh account balances relative to credit limit to ensure usage is at or below @ 10%,” stated John Ulzheimer, credit expert, formerly of FICO and Equifax. If higher than 10%, it is an indication of possible added risk. Those consumers having the highest average FICO scores have a utilization of 7%.FICO’s scoring systems don’t differentiate between those who pay revolving credit sources, e.g. credit cards, in full each month and those who carry a balance. A utilization rate at the time a lender...

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Holiday Budget Game Plan

Holiday Budget Game Plan

Financial stress can take the joy out of the holiday season, but there are some small steps you can take...

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Building Your Savings

At any point in time, a person’s income probably won’t always be enough to cover all of the expenses when...

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