Debt Settlement 101

Jun 17, 2015 by

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get rid of a past due debt by paying half or less of what you owe? Guess what: You can!

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Credit Score Boost for You?

Jun 11, 2015 by

If you have any debts in collections, a new agreement between 31 state attorneys general and the credit reporting bureaus may mean a higher credit score for you!

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Credit Score Flu Cure

Jun 8, 2015 by

Whether your credit score is stellar or in the cellar, knowing how credit scores work will make much easier meeting your long-term money goals.

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Mortgage Rates and Credit Scor...

Apr 28, 2015 by

The higher your credit score, the lower your mortgage rate. But what’s the bottom line in dollars and cents?

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Big News at Money Counselor!

Apr 24, 2015 by

If you are in debt, want a higher credit score, mistrust Wall Street, or yearn for a comfortable retirement, I have great news for you!

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Google Alerts ID Monitoring

Apr 7, 2015 by

Instead of paying for a costly and and not especially useful credit monitoring service, consider deploying a set of customized Google Alerts to let you know if someone may illegally be using your identity.

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Will You Be Sued?

Mar 26, 2015 by

The debt collector’s ultimate weapon is a lawsuit. But not all debtors are “suit-worthy.” If you’re past due on a debt, how can you judge the likelihood that a collection agency will follow through a threat to sue you?

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When You Pay Matters

Jan 27, 2015 by

This may surprise you: A habit of paying off an entire credit card balance on the due date may be dinging your credit score.

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Buy a Home With 3% Down?

Jan 13, 2015 by

The Federal Housing Finance Agency now allows some first-time homebuyers to make down payments of as little as 3%. But should you do something just because the government lets you?

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Free Credit Reports

Jan 6, 2015 by

You can now get two of your three credit reports free through Credit Karma. But should you?

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