Secrets For Repairing Credit After Bankruptcy

Secrets For Repairing Credit After Bankruptcy

A Few Quick Tips for Rebuilding Credit Post BK Despite how overwhelming bankruptcy may be on your credit, there are a few lesser known secrets that can help you rebuild and quickly repair your credit score.  There is not an exact order in which these steps should be followed; however every single one of these actions will help improve your credit score.  Over time, with good borrowing and...

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A Quick Look at Credit Repair

A Quick Look at Credit Repair

Credit Repair – Legal For Every American Regardless if done independently or through a reputable company Credit Restoration also commonly referred to as Credit Repair is the process of removing incorrect or inaccurate items from an individual’s credit report. Credit repair can also encompass adding good credit items and building a positive credit profile. The Fair and Accurate...

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5 Easy, Effective Ways To Improve Your Credit Score

5 Easy, Effective Ways To Improve Your Credit Score

A Proactive Approach Never Hurt Anyone: Improving Your Credit Score One Step At A Time A damaged credit score can effect a number of things in your everyday life. Aside from the emotional strain and stress that damaged credit provides, a poor credit score can affect anything from applying for loans, to potential job opportunities. Credit restoration takes more than just time, it requires effort...

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What Makes up a FICO Credit Score?

What Makes up a FICO Credit Score?

On our Credit Restoration page we outlined the categories used to derive a credit score.  To review, those categories are the following… Payment History – 35% Amount Owed – 30% History of Credit – 15% Inquiries – 10% Account Diversity – 10% Today we are going to take a deeper look inside each of these categories including a few credit building tips that...

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Collections and Telephone Calls

Collections and Telephone Calls

Consumers have multiple laws at their disposal regarding their credit reports and debt collection. One of the most important laws regarding collection agencies and the collection of debt is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). This law provides behavioral standards for acceptable third-party collections. According to this law, at all times, debt collection agencies must treat the...

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How Do Events Impact Your Credit Score?

How Do Events Impact Your Credit Score?

So how does foreclosure impact your credit score?  What about other damaging item like Bankruptcy? Until recently the credit agencies have been very secretive about what will happen to your FICO score after you start to fall behind on your payments. Just recently Fair Isaac, which is the company that developed FICO scores, has come out with some estimates (averages) on how your credit score will...

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