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Improving Credit Score

Stop Caring About Your Credit and Start Caring About Your Financial Health

Kevin Yu | Posted 08.25.2015 | Money
Kevin Yu

As I regularly scour the web on a bunch of personal finance blogs, I come across way too many "how to improve your credit" types of articles. When you have good financial habits, your credit score will improve. Good financial habits will guarantee a good credit score.

5 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score in 2015

CommonBond | Posted 03.16.2015 | Money

Here are five ways you can come up with a personalized strategy to improve your credit score in 2015.

9 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score Today

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.11.2015 | Money

Credit is an important facet of your financial stability, as it influences everything from buying a car or home to whether you get that job offer you've been hoping for. Here are nine things you can do starting today to maintain a good credit score.

Choking Off Access to Credit

Javier Palomarez | Posted 05.25.2014 | Business
Javier Palomarez

Those already squeezed may soon feel choked as a new, coordinated effort among the U.S. Department of Justice and federal banking agencies threatens to further restrict access to credit.

When Your Credit Score Is Too Low for a Mortgage

MyBankTracker | Posted 03.12.2014 | Money

Mortgage lenders have tightened their credit requirements since the freewheeling lending days that led to the financial crash.

3 Lessons That the Back-to-School Season Can Teach Us About Credit

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 08.27.2012 | Money
Jeanne Kelly

The back-to-school season can teach us a few things about our improving our credit scores, too. Here are three lessons we can learn.

Time Can Help Heal A Horrible Credit Report

Bankrate | Steve Bucci | Posted 10.27.2012 | Money

As you have learned, one of the consequences of not paying what you owe is "horrible credit." However, with time your credit will improve, and it is h...

It Is Possible to Fix Your Credit in Two Months | Posted 08.27.2012 | Money

Repairing a shoddy credit report requires time, but there are few steps you can take to expedite the process. Here's what to do if you're hoping to give your score a boost by Labor Day.

You Might Be Taking a Vacation This Year But Your Credit Score Isn't!

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 06.27.2012 | Money
Jeanne Kelly

Imagine your shock if you return from vacation only to discover that while you sipped lemonade on the hot sand, your credit score steadily ticked downward. It happens more often than you think.

Why You Need to BORROW Money to Improve Your Credit Score

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 06.18.2012 | Money
Jeanne Kelly

So how do you have debt and manage it responsibly to build up a history of good borrowing? Here are two things to know.