How To Build Credit Fast

It would be an understatement to say that the world as we know it runs on credit. From used car loans to multimillion-dollar international business deals, credit, and the associated necessity of creditworthiness are essential pieces in the backbone of any...

How To Remove Inquiries From Your Credit Report  

Your credit scores determine whether and on what terms you can borrow money or otherwise access credit. Banks, finance companies, credit cards, and other creditors set credit limits, interest rates, collateral requirements and repayment based on the scores and...

Insufficient Credit History: A Complete Guide

Finances stress people out, but they don’t have to. The more you understand about how your personal finances work, the more control you can take over them, and the more power you put in your hands. You can take control of your money. You can take control of...

Creditworthiness and Why It’s Important

Getting a loan can be a challenge. There are many considerations that will come into play when a bank or other lending institution makes a decision on offering a loan or a credit card. The creditworthiness of a borrower is near the top of a bank's...

How To Remove Late Payments From Your Credit Report

We have all had it happen before - a credit card or loan payment slips our minds, we forget that we need to pay it, and suddenly, the calls start coming in, reminding you about your past-due balance. Possibly, you lost your job or had other financial hardships...

Three Major Credit Bureaus

A credit reporting agency is a repository of information that holds an individual’s credit or payment history. An individual’s credit report is created when a request for a report by a lender, credit card company or other authorized party requests it. Credit...

6 Most Common Credit Score Mistakes

A credit score is more than just a number because it’s something that can affect your overall financial health. Whether you’re getting a loan, paying your bills each month, or starting a new investment, having good credit is essential. In the same way that you keep...

5 Factors That Affect Your Credit Score

People right on the brink of adulthood are expected to start learning how to handle their finances properly. Maintaining a good credit score is an essential chapter in that book, right before the one on how to use a swift code to complete international wire transfers....