Things People with Good Credit Have in Common

Good credit is not a commodity to be bought or sold; it’s something which has to be cultivated with time. All it takes is the right strategies and financial moves to acquire a good credit rating and its associated perks. Your credit score falls anywhere between 300 and 850. The higher your score, the lower […]

How to Build Your Credit From Scratch

From Zero To Hero Consumers who have no credit often have a hard time getting approved for loans. If you are one of these individuals then you probably already know this. Normally you’ll need a credit card or loan in order to establish credit, yet you need established credit in order to get approved for […]

The Right Steps to Applying for Student Loans

Summer is coming to a close and for college students, that means it’s time to head back to school (or start school for you freshmen out there.) Everyone knows college is expensive, and the price only seems to be increasing every year. In fact, the average 2015 graduate with student-loan debt will have to pay […]

Do you need business credit?

So you’re getting ready to show off some properties to your new clients. You map out where you’re going and pile into your trusty, but dated, automobile. It’s about that time you realize the “old girl” isn’t what she used to be. Perhaps a new car would look a bit more professional, but you’re not […]

What is a Good Credit Score?

With 56% of Americans having poor or bad credit, good credit can be hard to come by… But what is a good credit score exactly? Different lenders may have different definitions of what a “good” credit score is. One lender may approve clients with a 640 credit score or higher while another might approve clients […]

What Makes Up Your Credit Score?

Why do we have credit scores? What makes up your credit score? Did you know 56% of Americans have bad credit? Credit scores were implemented to determine the creditworthiness of a borrower. The higher the credit score, the more likely the consumer will pay his or her bills on time. While the most important piece […]

Closing Credit Cards: When Should You Do It

You’ve gotten a new credit card and are looking to get rid of the old one that’s been with you since the dawn of time. Sure, you’ve had some good times together. After all if it wasn’t for your trusty credit card you wouldn’t have been able to pay for all those dates to impress […]

The Steps to Good Credit – Credit’s Do’s and Don’ts

The Dos and Don’ts to Good Credit Your credit score is the most important number in your life. It can determine whether or not you will be owning a new home, driving the car of your dreams, or even securing that new job you just had an interview for. Having a good credit score can […]

5 Reasons To Consider Business Credit

If you own a small business you may want to consider building your business credit. Owning a business is a struggle in itself. How can any new business expect to grow with limited resources and finances? That’s where business credit comes in. Business credit can help take your business further by providing the financial means […]

Credit Tip: How to Get a Quick Boost in Score

Pay Down Your Accounts If it’s one question we get asked often, it’s how do I increase my score the fastest way possible? First we must understand how your credit score is generated. Your credit score is determined by different factors. One of those factors is your amount owed. If you can pay down your […]