Do You Want To Build Credit?

Do You Want To Build Credit?
Do you know what to do to build credit and establish yourself as a good credit risk? Believe it or not, the way you approach a small line of credit can make a big difference later on when it’s time to apply for an auto loan or a mortgage. And if you are not a newcomer to credit, consider this article a good primer for teaching someone else about building credit–I personally know many teachers...
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How to Spot and Avoid Credit Card Skimmers

Avoid Credit Card Skimmers
Do you know how to spot and avoid credit card skimmers? These devices are responsible for a high amount of credit card and debit card fraud and identity theft; when attached to an ATM or any other card swiper device these skimmers harvest account numbers, PINs, and other data. Many shoppers don’t know they have been the victims of a card skimmer until its’ too late…unless they know what...
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Are You Making These Credit Mistakes?

Credit mistakes
How many credit mistakes have I made in my life? Plenty. Missed payments, continued missed payments, not monitoring my credit, carrying balances that are too high…fixing all that can feel daunting at first. In fact, it can feel like an unattainable goal but I learned to ignore that feeling and press on. Are you making credit mistakes that can cost you more money than you should be paying? There...
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How to Buy a House With Bad Credit

Bad Credit Home Loans
Do you need to know how to buy a house with bad credit home loans? The first thing you should realize is that credit is a very important area when it comes to home loan approval. If you need to buy a home with less than stellar credit, the first thing you will want to do is begin improving your credit. We’ll look at how to do this below, but first, let’s explore the options for bad credit home...
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Coronavirus And Identity Theft

Coronavirus And Identity Theft
  One of my own personal experiences with identity theft started with a telephone call from a moving truck rental agency, wanting to know where their moving truck was and why I hadn’t dropped it off as per the contract. The moving company was three states away from me, and I had never lived there or anywhere near it. What we both learned was that identity thieves had managed to fake a drivers’...
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