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Why Credit Cards for Bad Credit are Your Greatest Credit Repair Tools

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If you’re not sure where to begin rebuilding your credit score, consider opening up a credit card for people with bad credit. We know what you’re probably thinking: ‘He’s joking, right?’ Believe it or not, one of the most simple ways you can start the process of repairing your poor credit is by opening a […]

5 Tips For Rebuilding A Damaged Credit Score

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Are you under the impression that your credit score has been damaged beyond repair? Although you may have made poor money management decisions in the past, you’ll be glad to hear that this does not mean your credit score has to be tarnished forever. Believe it or not, you can begin to rebuild your credit […]

Identity Theft Protection: What You Should Do

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Identity theft is when someone uses your personally identifiable information (like Social Security number, financial account numbers, credit card numbers, etc.) to commit crimes or fraud. Identity theft is a growing crime these days, and it’s important to know about identity theft protection so you can guard against unwanted compromises with your financial information. Below […]

Personal Credit Cards VS Small Business Credit Cards for Starting a Business

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Starting a business necessarily involves significant amounts of capital spending. The industry, and the product or service the business seeks to provide, may dictate purchasing equipment, factory or office space and hiring employees. Entrepreneurs who want to start a business and work at building it full-time have little choice but to go into debt. The […]

7 Simple Ways To Increase Your Credit Score

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There are so many scams out there that claim to be able to fix or repair your credit. Many of them will actually charge you an outrageous fee and pretend to wipe all negative information from your credit report. Finding and fixing problems with your credit is easier than it seems.

Should Your Credit Card Have No Preset Spending Limit?

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When selecting a credit card or a charge card there are myriad options and features to consider. You must compare rates and fees, decide what type of rewards you want (in any), and determine from which issuer and on what network your card will be. The breadth of this process is ever-changing as features, products […]

3 Reasons You Should Cancel Your Credit Cards and Ignore Credit Scores

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Many financial planners and credit score experts recommend that you do not cancel your credit cards because doing so will lower your credit score. While they are technically correct, I am not listening to conventional wisdom. In fact, I am cancelling my credit cards largely because I have always had more credit cards in my […]

Friday Finance Round Up – October 9, 2009

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This Round Up includes posts on what the Government’s credit score would look like if we could measure it, investing rules of thumb and attributes of the perpetually broke!

Friday Finance Round Up – August 21, 2009

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This week’s Round Up includes posts about the hidden costs of debt, how to make money on ebay, credit score changes, the backlash against AARP and a link to the disturbing site “US Debt Clock”.

The ABC’s of Credit Scores – 5 Tips to Improve Your Mark

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Fix Your Credit Score By Applying These Tips! With credit playing “hard to get” during this most recent economic downturn and lenders raising their standards for doling out cash, it’s more important than ever to boost your odds of getting a loan with a good credit score.   Here are five tips to help fix your credit score and give you a greater […]