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08
Mar

Repairing Credit After Bankruptcy: Part II

Getting your credit back in shape after a bankruptcy is like starting a new workout regime. You probably feel like you’re out of shape. It can feel daunting to get...
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01
Mar

Repairing Credit After Bankruptcy: Avoiding Common Pitfalls

Remember when you were a teenager, and your parents lectured you to avoid that friend who always seemed to get you in trouble? The same lecture could apply to your...
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22
Feb

Top 10 Tips to Better Credit

You need to know how to work the system. Right or wrong, your credit will determine your future. A strong credit score will allow you to live the lifestyle you...
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12
Aug

Credit Scores: Tips to Increase Your Score and Keep it High

Other than your phone number and smartphone passcode, your credit score is the most important series of digits in your life. It affects your life on a daily basis –...
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03
Jul

Bankruptcy to Rebuild Credit

Taking a blow to your financial life – whether it is a medical emergency, outstanding debt that overwhelms you or another reason – may feel like the ceiling is collapsing...
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16
May

5 Reasons Good Credit is Essential

My mother never talked to me about the birds and the bees. When I was sixteen, she instead sat me down for a serious conversation about building solid credit. My...
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10
Apr

Student Loan Facts They Wish They Knew About

The national student loan debt rose to an astounding $1.28 trillion in 2016 and continues to rise. With an increasing number of Americans investing in higher education navigating college expenses...
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07
Mar

B of A & Chase Agree to Erase Debts

The two banks have agreed to update borrowers’ reports within the next three months to reflect that the debts were canceled. If you're having trouble with inaccurate information on your...
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