How car shopping can hurt your credit score

How car shopping can hurt your credit score
More Than Two Dozen Credit Checks So she checked her credit report and was stunned: The four car lots had together applied for 27 different loans. "One of them actually ran my credit 8 times," she said. She believes the 27 inquiries lowered her credit …
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BTCJam Ties Rates to Credit Scores
New borrowers from Bitcoin peer-to-peer lending network BTCJam should expect something familiar to customers of brick-and-mortar lenders: a credit check. The network is changing its pricing approach to a risk-based model that ties rates to credit scores.
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The Best Way to Check Your Credit Score

The Best Way to Check Your Credit Score
Your credit score is possibly the most important number in your financial profile. A lot of websites offer free credit scores. But Consumer Reports says they may come with strings attached and may not be that helpful for those eager to find out how …
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Many Denverites are unaware of their credit score
One in three Denver-area residents — 35 percent — are unaware of their current credit score, with another 29 percent reporting on Chase Bank's Chase Slate Credit Survey they are dissatisfied with their current credit score. The survey, released …
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Evolution Money Break Down Credit Scores: What Are They And Why Do They
When applying for any type of credit or finance, usually one of the main deciding factors as to whether you would be granted that is your credit score. There is an abundance of information on the internet all about credit scores and how they are worked …
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How to Improve Your Credit Score After Divorce
And Tammye says she was fortunate to have an attorney friend warn her that more often than not divorce ruins credit scores, wreaking havoc on people's abilities to buy or rent a home, keep interest costs at a minimum, find the best insurance rates, or …
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The Best Way to Check Your Credit Score

The Best Way to Check Your Credit Score
Your credit score is possibly the most important number in your financial profile. A lot of websites offer free credit scores. But Consumer Reports says they may come with strings attached and may not be that helpful for those eager to find out how …
Read more on KFDX

Many Denverites are unaware of their credit score
One in three Denver-area residents — 35 percent — are unaware of their current credit score, with another 29 percent reporting on Chase Bank's Chase Slate Credit Survey they are dissatisfied with their current credit score. The survey, released …
Read more on 9NEWS.com

Evolution Money Break Down Credit Scores: What Are They And Why Do They
When applying for any type of credit or finance, usually one of the main deciding factors as to whether you would be granted that is your credit score. There is an abundance of information on the internet all about credit scores and how they are worked …
Read more on SYS-CON Media (press release)

How to Improve Your Credit Score After Divorce
And Tammye says she was fortunate to have an attorney friend warn her that more often than not divorce ruins credit scores, wreaking havoc on people's abilities to buy or rent a home, keep interest costs at a minimum, find the best insurance rates, or …
Read more on Huffington Post

How Much Will My Credit Score Drop If I Apply for a Car Loan?

How Much Will My Credit Score Drop If I Apply for a Car Loan?
I purchased a new car the dealer ran me through 7 different banks to get me the best rate all inquiries are listed separately on my Trans Union report and I lost almost 60 points on my credit score. Is it possible to contact them and fix the inquiries …
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How much difference does a single credit score point make?
Of course, credit score calculations don't tell everything about a particular borrower. A one point boost to a certain threshold may be insignificant if there's a particular blemish on a person's credit history. Tayne raises the example of two …
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Five ways to boost your credit score

Five ways to boost your credit score
With the huge amount of information about credit scores out there, it can be difficult to figure out what 'tips' will actually help your credit. Here are five proven, relatively simple ways to raise your credit score.
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Get your credit score free, without gotchas
CreditSesame, Credit.com, Quizzle.com, and Credit Karma are just a few of the many websites that promise a free credit score. But be aware the score you get may not be the same score lenders use to determine your credit worthiness. In some cases, this …
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Landlords can boost renters' credit scores
WASHINGTON — It's the great credit divide in American housing: If you buy a home and pay your mortgage on time regularly, your credit score typically benefits. If you rent an apartment and pay the landlord on time every month, you get no boost to your …
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6 Reasons You Can Be Rejected With An Excellent Credit Score

6 Reasons You Can Be Rejected With An Excellent Credit Score
These days, our credit scores are everywhere. Many banks now print credit scores on your monthly credit card statement. Companies like CreditKarma give credit scores for free. Americans increasingly understand how their score is calculated and how to …
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3 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Your Credit Score

3 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Your Credit Score
Your credit score can have an outsize effect on your financial life, as it factors into the rates you get on your mortgage, credit cards, and any other loans you might take out. We asked three Motley Fool contributors to discuss the most important …
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A major overhaul in credit reporting could improve your credit score
The country's biggest credit bureaus are making changes that could help millions of Americans qualify for better interest rates on student loans, mortgages and auto financing, saving them thousands of dollars. On Monday, Experian, Equifax and …
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Man says local credit union hurt his wife's credit score

Man says local credit union hurt his wife's credit score
Taylor said the family has three vehicles financed through Texas credit union, Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union, and when it came time to re-finance their home, he, naturally, checked their credit score. But Taylor received a big surprise. Taylor …
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A nearly perfect credit score can still be golden
This isn't to say that you shouldn't strive for the highest credit score possible. But the fact that you're among the elite to begin with is already quite an achievement. This subject came up after a longtime reader asked me how he could raise his …
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People without credit score now getting one

People without credit score now getting one
Again, the new score only for those without a credit score right now. Some credit cards provide scores free of charge, you can see your credit report for free by going to https://www.annualcreditreport.com/index.action. Related Topics: finance money …
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A new kind of credit score for those with no credit

A new kind of credit score for those with no credit
In the finance world there is what's known as the Catch-22 of credit. Only those consumers who already have loans and make payments that show up on their credit report can get a credit score to help prove their trustworthiness to financial companies …
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