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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 […]

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 […]

Spring Cleaning – How to Clean Up Your Credit

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Spring has sprung!  This is a great time of year, especially here in the Midwest where we’ve just had a pretty rough and snowy winter. It’s nice to have a little warmer weather, see some neighbors outside and hear the birds chirping.  It’s a great time of year to start some spring cleaning too! My […]