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Ultimate Guide: How to Obtain a Good Credit Score?

What Is Classified As A Good Credit Score? While different lenders have different standards of rating credit scores, all lenders consider 700 to 850 a good credit score. You credit score is important as it determines your eligibility on a variety of things such as qualifying for a new credit card, …

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CFPB Fined Transunion $16.9 Million For Deceiving Consumers

CFPB Fined Transunion $16.9 Million For Deceiving Consumers

The Chicago-based TransUnion, Americas largest credit reporting agency was fined $17 million by The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) over the company’s marketing and advertising practices, disclosed this week. TransUnion revealed the settlement in a December 29 filing with the SEC, according to which the settlement was originated from a …

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Interested in a Home Equity Line of Credit?

Interested in a Home Equity Line of Credit

Increasing Home Prices Create Home Equity Opportunities Lets say you you bought or refinanced your house with a low fixed mortgage. Given that rates will be increasing shortly,  it is likely that you will  want to keep your low interest rate. What if you needed extra cash however? This is …

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Handle Holiday Hangover, Increased Credit Card Rates

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With the rise in credit card rates in 2016, many households have set goals of improving their financial situation. The holidays often prompt households to tackle their troublesome credit card charges, leading to a new year debt hangover. According to the Matt Schulz, senior industry analyst at CreditCards.com, “The US …

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