TOP WAYS TO MANAGE YOUR DEBT RATIO

Maintaining your debt ratio can make an impact on your credit score, but unlike payment history, not everyone knows how ensure their debt ratio is a positive force on your credit score. Here are a few tips for you to make sure your debt ratio is not a drain on your credit score: Maintain Your Total Credit Know Your Limits …

How a Low Score Can Hurt

While a credit score may seem like an arbitrary number, calculated by an invisible credit agency with no real bearing on your life. However, bad credit can cost your real money. To get an idea of just how much money you can lose due to bad credit, take a look at the following examples.

WHAT MAKES UP YOUR CREDIT REPORT

While some of this information is self explanatory, some of the other aspects, especially your credit score, are a bit of a mystery to most consumers. Few people know their credit score or understand how it is calculated. Additionally, most people are unclear about how their behavior can affect their scores. The majority of people understand the basics, like failing …

THE TRUTH ON CREDIT RESTORATION

Contrary to what the credit bureaus would like you to believe, credit repair does work and can work for 100% of people in most circumstances. This is, of course, provided you are getting the best advice and have an experienced professional working on your case. The reason credit repair has received such a bad name is due to the abundance …

Eight Ways To Raise Your Credit Score

1. GET RID OF YOUR COLLECTION ACCOUNTS. Did you know that paying a collection account can actually reduce your score? Here’s why: credit scoring software reviews credit reports for each account’s date of last activity to determine the impact it will have on the overall credit score. When payment is made on a collection account, collection agencies update credit bureaus …