June, 2013

Repairing Your Credit after Bankruptcy (Part 2)

June 24, 2013

As a continuation of Repairing Your Credit after Bankruptcy (Part 1), here is some additional information regarding what borrowers can do to rebuild their credit ratings and improve their financial outlook after having filed for bankruptcy. Specific actions that borrowers can take to boost their credit score after bankruptcy include: Taking out one new credit…
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Repairing Your Credit after Bankruptcy (Part 1)

June 22, 2013

Bankruptcy offers borrowers who are struggling with massive amounts of debt a great opportunity to discharge much of their debt and achieve a financial fresh start. The process of alleviating some large debt from a borrower’s shoulders, however, does mean that the borrower will take a hit on his credit report, as bankruptcy filings can…
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Financial Advice for Young Adults (Part 2)

June 19, 2013

As a continuation of Financial Advice for Young Adults (Part 1), here is some additional helpful information that can help young adults develop good financial habits that can last a lifetime. Be careful with credit cards – While it’s a good idea to have at least one credit card in order to start building a…
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Financial Advice for Young Adults (Part 1)

June 17, 2013

Whether you have recently graduated from college or are just getting out from under your parent’s roof (or you are a parent with a child moving into young adulthood), this financial advice can help instill smart spending and saving habits that may be able to help you: Establish and maintain a good credit score Stave…
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Organizing Your Finances Before Divorce Can Save You Money (Part 2)

June 14, 2013

As a continuation of Organizing Your Finances Before Divorce Can Save You Money (Part 1), here is some additional information regarding what soon-to-be divorcing parties can do in order to get their financial affairs in order so that they can save themselves money and potential headaches in the future. Close joint accounts if possible –…
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Organizing Your Finances Before Divorce Can Save You Money (Part 1)

June 12, 2013

Divorce is an inherently stressful time that can be made all the more difficult when a couple’s financial matters are in disarray and lawyers and courts are brought in as middlemen to sort out these matters. While it may not be possible for all couples to get their finances organized before divorcing, especially in cases…
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How to Identify and Fix the Most Common Credit Report Mistakes (Part 2)

June 10, 2013

As a continuation of How to Identify and Fix the Most Common Credit Report Mistakes (Part 1), the following is some additional information regarding how to recognize and repair credit report mistakes. While Part 1 of this blog focused on types of mistakes that commonly appear on borrowers’ credit reports, here in Part 2, we…
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How to Identify and Fix the Most Common Credit Report Mistakes (Part 1)

June 8, 2013

Your credit score is a powerful number that can make the difference between whether you can secure a loan or mortgage and, if so, what your interest rate will ultimately be. While your credit score is determined by the information on your credit report, it’s important that borrowers know that: Credit reports commonly contain mistakes….
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