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If you’re looking to repair your credit, you may have come across websites that advertise a credit privacy number, credit protection number or CPN. These numbers are nine digits like a Social Security number (SSN), and sellers claim that you … Continue reading →
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What do you need your credit score for? In a nutshell, a lot. Credit cards, loans, mortgages, APR, even renting an apartmentâwhether or not you qualify is based largely on your credit score. If your credit is less-than-ideal, you know it can make your life just that much harder. Having a bad credit score can hold… Read More
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The following is a guest post from The Savvy Couple. As much as we donât like to admit it, money is a very important tool that can be used to better our lives. So why donât we take better care of managing it? Luckily, there are some savvy money moves that you can make this… Read More
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Every time thereâs a large credit card breach, youâll hear some expert say risks for consumers are low, because itâs easy to cancel a credit or debit card and get a new one. Not so fast. If fraud appears on your bill, but you donât notice it, youâll pay for it. More important, changing account… Read More
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Credit and debit cards can both be used for shopping but operate differently. Credit cards impact your credit score but debit cards donâtâread on for more.
When you think âcredit score,â you probably think âFICO.â The Fair Isaac Corporation introduced its FICO scoring system in 1989, and it has since become one of the best-known and most-used credit scoring models in the United States. But it isn’t the only model on the market. Another popular option is called VantageScore, the product… Read More
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