Credit Repair

What is Credit Repair? In the last 10 years credit repair has become a necessary process for keeping your financial life healthy, just like out-patient surgery, or drive-up oil changes. The complex network of information exchange necessary to maintain the credit records of millions of Americans could be compared to the complex interstate and highway […]

Smart Money: Financial Advice for New Business Owners

Developing a new business can be overwhelming, and you want to make the best choices with every dollar. With smart strategies in place you can manage your finances wisely and stretch your pennies. Here is some advice to help you get started on the right foot. Daily tasks. Before you get too far behind on […]

How to avoid falling into debt

4 Steps to help avoid falling into debt Fast internet services and instant gratification has made it harder for people to avoid falling into debt today. All you need to do is make a few clicks on your mouse, and you can buy anything you want and have it delivered to your doorstop. However this […]

Credit Restoration 101

1. Make A Plan And Stick To It. You must be serious and committed to making changes in your lifestyle – changes that will bring financial peace of mind. Above all, restrict yourself to absolutely necessary purchases. Borrow wisely. The two most important questions to ask yourself: “can I afford it?” and “do I really […]

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 […]

Moving Scams You Need to Lookout For

With Summer coming to a close, many consumers take this time to relocate. The kids move away to college, thousands of families are leaving their summer getaways and people are ready to settle into their new spot before the winter months arrive. As exciting as moving is, it does bring its share of stress to […]

RE Business Credit Q & A | REI Diamond Interview w/Bob Morales

Last week, Better Qualified’s own Bob Morales was featured in REI Diamonds’ interview. Bob spoke about business credit profiles and how to obtain business credit in an LLC. Here are some of the highlights from the interview. For full interview, please listen above. Dan Breslin: “Bob, What is the benefit of having business credit?” Bob […]

Applying for a Mortgage? Better Check Your Credit Report for Errors!

Are you getting ready to apply for a mortgage?  Have you obtained a recent copy of your credit report to check for inaccuracies?  If not, you might be surprised by what you find. And if you’re still a student and are looking forward for procuring a student loan, then do so with care, for Private […]

40 Million Mistakes: Is your credit report accurate?

  DID YOU KNOW… Your credit score can cost or save you thousands of dollars?   As most of you know, you carry three FICO scores, one from each of the three Credit Bureaus: Experian, TransUnion, and Equifax. Each of these scores is based on information the bureau keeps on file about you and, as this […]

The 6 Biggest Ways Bad Credit Can Mess Up Your Life

Bad credit is something you don’t want associated with your finances. Unfortunately, you may have less than stellar credit at some point in your life. Credit scores represent a person’s credit worthiness, designed to show a lending institution who is a good investment, and who is… not so much. Banks believe that credit scores — i.e. […]