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  1. 10 Ways To Improve Your Credit Report

    A good credit rating can make your life simpler in almost every way. Here's how to ...
  2. What Lenders Look at on Your Credit Report

    What do lenders consider when they look at your credit report? It’s a simple question ...
  3. Credit vs. Debit Cards: Which Is Better?

    Be strategic about the card you choose
  4. Best Ways to Get Free Credit Scores in 2016

    You've probably seen spammy ads offering the opportunity to check your credit score ...
  5. Why Credit Karma is Free & How it Makes Money

    Credit scores originally were built for lenders, but Credit Karma makes the system ...
  6. How High Is A 'Good' Credit Score?

    How high of a credit score do you need to get a home mortgage or buy a car? Read ...
  1. What is the average credit score for new homebuyers? ...

    Learn the average FICO score of approved and denied home loan applications, and find ...
  2. Equifax Beats Q4 Earnings, Credits M&A (EFX)

    Factor in its average 12-month price target of $119, suggesting 25% gains, Equifax ...
  3. Can a Walmart credit card help you build credit? ...

    Learn how Walmart credit cards affect your credit score, and get five tips for improving ...
  4. How Credit Karma Compares To Experian

    When you want to check your credit score and see the report, should you go directly ...
  1. What is the average credit score for new homebuyers? (ELLI)

    Learn the average FICO score of approved and denied home loan applications, and find out how your credit score measures up ...
  2. Do free credit reports affect your credit score?

    Find out whether your credit score is affected when you are using one of the services that let you check your credit rating ...
  3. Does a free credit report show your credit score?

    Find out how you can obtain your credit score, and find out whether your score is included in your free annual credit reports.
  4. Can a Best Buy credit card help you build credit?

    Learn about how using a Best Buy credit card responsibly can lead to a higher credit score and lower interest rates on mortgages ...
  1. 5 Ways Your Partner Can Ruin Your Credit

    Financial disagreement is one of the top reasons couples split, and often after one ...
  2. 7 Tips To Bounce Back From A Credit Score Disaster

    Find out how to repair bad credit in seven simple steps.
  3. 5 Keys To Unlocking A Better Credit Score

    A better credit score can open your opportunities for building a business, owning ...
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