How to remove a closed account from your credit report

It is a popular belief that closed accounts are immediately removed from your credit report. That is a common misconception. Although closing an account restricts you from using it, it does not magically vanish from your credit report as your credit report contains information for all accounts whether they are open or closed. Closed accounts […]

Rebuilding credit after a bankruptcy

Although filing for bankruptcy may cause you to worry about whether you will ever have good credit again, it may not be as bad as you think. Bankruptcy offers a clean financial slate and if you follow the recommended steps, you will be able to rebuild your credit in no time. Credit repair does not […]

How to dispute information on your Equifax credit report

Lenders and creditors review your credit report and credit score to determine whether they should extend credit to you. Your credit report is a good indicator of creditworthiness and demonstrates whether you are reliable and responsible at paying back loans. However, if your credit report contains any errors that could damage your credit score, then […]

How to Increase Credit Score Quickly?

A new apartment, dreams of your own home in a decent neighborhood with good schools, or the growth of your business – these are the investments we often leave up to credit. Nearly half of American adults, accounting for 47%, have substantial credit card debt. And approximately 20% of the U.S. adult population have been […]

Does Checking Your Credit Score Lower It?

If your credit score is keeping you up at night, you are not alone. Statistics show that nearly 12% of the entire U.S. population has an ultra-low credit score, which falls somewhere below 550, and less than 1% of American adults have a perfect FICO score of 850. The lack of substantial knowledge of credit […]

How to Remove Hard Inquiries?

Disputing hard inquiries from your credit report is a lengthy process requiring your full cooperation with the credit bureaus and the lenders that furnished the information or made the inquiry. Removing hard inquiries is a complex task that demands a thorough analysis of your credit report, determination, and a lot of patience. Generally, valid hard […]

The Secrets of Credit Repair Revealed

Credit repair is a lengthy process that requires constant attention, time, and patience. Many myths surround the topic, and we are here to make things clear, from understanding what credit is to factors impacting your creditworthiness. Learn the tricks of the industry, and don’t be fooled by an easy way out.   Nailing the 5 […]

How To Build Credit At 18

Obtaining credit history at a young age not only provides the youth with beneficial opportunities to kickstart their life; the fundamentals of good credit early on establish financial wisdom that will serve the future in various ways, including financial stability and excellent spending habits. Rewards are enormous, but how do we start building good credit […]

Boost Your Credit Score in 30 Days

If only we were offered a substantial financial education in our high school curriculum, many of the generally avoidable credit mistakes young adults make might have never happened. But we didn’t, and the damage is done. Research shows that most of the significant credit mishaps occur in our twenties, and the slip-ups linger on our […]

How To Boost Your Credit Score in 30 Days

If only we were offered a substantial financial education in our high school curriculum, many of the generally avoidable credit mistakes young adults make might have never happened. But we didn’t, and the damage is done. Research shows that most of the significant credit mishaps occur in our twenties, and the slip-ups linger on our […]