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The $2 Charge That Dropped My Credit Score 169 Points

So, my personal credit score dropped a whopping 169 points the other day. I’m almost…

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business credit score

How to Establish a Good Business Credit Score

Tips on how to establish a stellar credit rating

In order to do so at an affordable rate, you’ll need to follow these steps…

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Does My Personal Credit Score Impact My Business?

Yes, your business credit can be impacted by your personal credit score. Here's what you need to know

Check out some need-to-know instances you may be unaware of when your business credit may…

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business credit score

How to Get a Good Business Credit Score Without the Stress

Tips to maintain proper business finanacing

In order to do so at an affordable rate, you’ll need to follow these steps…

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Eliminating Debt

Americans Expected to Rack Up $1 Trillion in Credit Card Debt This Year

Fewer Americans have ‘subprime’ credit scores, but debt levels are climbing

In some cases, all the budgeting and planning in the world won’t be enough to…

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(DNC) What Clinton and Trump Can Tell You About Your Credit Score

Survey finds correlation between candidate choice and credit score

A study by WalletHub.com finds rare common ground between tenant Trump supporters. About a quarter…

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Parking Tickets

How Unpaid Parking Tickets Can Hurt your Credit Score

Avoiding an unneccesary stain on your credit history

Few people realize it, but unpaid parking tickets – essentially debts owed to a city…

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Get The 411 on Your Credit Score

A breakdown of the 5 factors that determine your credit score

Your FICO score (Fair Issac and Company ), is literally one of the most important…

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credit abuse

Average U.S. Household Owes Nearly $8,000 in Credit Card Debt

New survey shows debt levels highest since Great Recession

“We are now perilously close to a tipping point at which balances become unsustainable and…

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Feature: Intrafamily Mortgages – Paying Your Family Instead of a Bank

How the Webb family keeps interest and payments all in the family

Intra-family loans work like traditional mortgages. There is a borrower, a third party institution that…

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Improve Your Credit Worthiness

How your credit score is affecting you

In some instances credit score can impact a job offer, a factor many can ill-afford…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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5 Vital Factors in Your Credit Score

A look inside the numbers as the Gov’t moves to protect consumers

As lawmakers and credit bureaus reach and agreement to protect consumers, make sure you have…

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Want to Boost Your Credit Score? Pay Your Parking Tickets

How unpaid tickets put a big dent in in your credit report

Parking tickets are considered debts to cities or municipalities. That means credit bureaus treat them…

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Black Enterprise Talks Taxes, Entreprenuership and More on Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club

Alfred Edmond, Jr. and Courtney Connley talk financial tips for the New Year

Black Enterprise’s Alfred Edmond, Jr. and Courtney Connley talk taxes, entrepreneurship and more on Power…

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Infographic: How to Save Money on Auto Insurance

Tips for keeping cash in your pocket

A few quick questions can save you a bundle

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Credit Cards

Have a Bad Credit Score? Here’s 4 Ways to Increase It

What is your current credit score?

After struggling for years with credit issues, you’ve put a plan in place to develop…

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Five Factors That Affect Your Credit Score

A guide to boosting your number

How high or low is your credit score?

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Survey: 1 in 7 Denied Jobs Because of Credit Issues

Are we witnessing the dawn of new standards in hiring?

More people than previously thought are being denied jobs because of a spotty credit history.

By Darren Sands

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Errors in Your Credit Report Can Cost You

A new study sheds light on a trend that could affect millions of Americans

Beware of how errors, no fault of your own, could be affecting your credit.

By Jennifer Streaks

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4 Ways to Raise a Bad Credit Score

A few simple changes can make a big difference

Here are a few tips for getting an added boost to your credit score.

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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