Credit and Home Insurance

Sep 28, 2020 by

Think your credit rating doesn’t matter unless you borrow money? Think again. Example: South Dakotans with poor credit pay 288% more for home insurance.

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It’s Not About the Latte

Sep 8, 2020 by

Do these 5 crucial steps to build your nest egg and drink all the lattes you want.

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When You Pay Matters

Aug 31, 2020 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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100 Words for Better Credit

Aug 3, 2020 by

If your credit report is tarnished, you’ve got the right to add a 100-word statement of explanation or argument.

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Please Ignore!

Jul 13, 2020 by

What’s the worst sort of advice? “Standard” advice. Here are 3 pieces of standard financial advice best ignored.

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Credit Repair: Always a Rip-Of...

Jun 29, 2020 by

Is your credit report blemished? Are you considering cosmetic surgery? Don’t waste your money please.

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Considering Bankruptcy?

May 18, 2020 by

You may know that filing bankruptcy will crush your credit for about a decade. But if you’re considering bankruptcy, do you know that the timing of filing can make or break your plan for a fresh financial start?

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How to Triage Bills – Pa...

Mar 23, 2020 by

Say you’re in a tough but you hope temporary situation where you know you’re going to be short of cash to pay all of your debts and bills. How do decide what to pay?

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Rapid Rescore = $$$

Mar 18, 2019 by

Applying for a mortgage or thinking of refinancing? Be sure your mortgage lender does a “rapid rescore” analysis of your credit report.

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When Thin is Bad

Apr 26, 2017 by

The brains behind Millennial Personal Finance writes about the importance of polishing your credit score.

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