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Credit Ratings

  1. How long will it take for a bond to reach its face value?

  2. What is the difference between EE and I Bonds?

  3. What causes a bond's price to rise?

  4. How can I find good investments among lower rated bonds?

  5. How will bankruptcy affect my ability to get credit in the future?

  6. What's the difference between a credit bureau and a credit rating agency?

  7. What's more important to lenders, my credit score or my credit report?

  8. What is the difference between credit rating and equity research?

  9. What's the difference between a credit rating and a credit score?

  10. What do the letters / symbols on credit ratings mean?

  11. What is a good credit utilization ratio?

  12. Why is my rent on my credit report?

  13. How do credit bureaus make money?

  14. How long are credit ratings valid?

  15. Does a good credit rating guarantee repayment?

  16. Who regulates a credit rating agency?

  17. What's the difference between short sales and foreclosures?

  18. How do I fix an error on my credit report?

  19. Does my debt-to-income (DTI) ratio affect my credit score?

  20. What counts as "debts" and "income" when calculating my debt-to-income (DTI) ratio?

  21. Will getting a student loan deferral hurt my credit score?

  22. How does bouncing a check affect my credit score?

  23. Will having several credit cards hurt my credit score?

  24. How are bonds rated?

  25. What are the benefits of credit ratings?

  26. What is the difference between a gilt edged bond and a regular bond?

  27. How do companies like Moody's rate bonds?

  28. What are the risks of investing in a bond?

  29. Does marrying someone with bad credit affect my credit score?

  30. What does investment grade mean?

  31. Are long-term U.S. government bonds risk-free?

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