Tag Archives: credit

Credit Inquiries—Hard Pulls vs. Soft Pulls

Here's the lowdown on how multiple inquiries impact your credit score

Learn how certain types of inquiries on your credit report can impact your credit standing.

By LaToya M. Smith

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Boost Your Credit Score

A few simple steps can make a difference

Having the ability to obtain an affordable home loan is only one example of how…

By Lauren Lea

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Hell Hath No Fury Like a Credit Cardholder Scorned

Consumers use power of closure to fight rate raises

Oh geez, you’ll never guess who decided to take up arms and join the civil…

By Renita Burns

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Don’t Just Toss Those Credit Card Notices

Be mindful, active in managing contract changes

Here’s what to do when your credit card issuer wants to change your terms, raise…

By Bridget McCrea

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Reaching the Next Level

B.E. takes a look at the 2008 Financial Fitness contest winners to see if they're closer to a secure financial future

This year has been tough for almost everyone. Belts are tighter and wallets are opening…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Reviving Your Credit Score

Four steps to rebounding after foreclosure

Foreclosure can be the scarlet F, branding your credit report and docking up to 200…

By Heather Boerner

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Treasury Secretary, SBA Chief Host Listening Session for Entrepreneurs

Forum focuses on getting cash to small businesses

Last month the Obama administration announced with great fanfare a plan to increase small business…

By Joyce Jones

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Boost Your Credit Score

A few simple steps can make a difference

The rules for boosting credit have not changed in light of the new Credit CARD…

By Lauren Lea

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2009 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo

Everything you missed!

Highlights from the 2009 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo

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How New Credit Card Reform Affects You

Consumers gain rights with new provisions

A bipartisan group of lawmakers applaud after President Barack Obama signed the Credit Card Accountability,…

By Renita Burns

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Mr. (or Mrs.) Fix It

Mistakes—we all make them, but in an economy this tough, even a small misstep can…

By Kenrya Rankin Naasel

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Senate Hearing Focuses on Credit Availability

Panelists discuss lending increases, payment issues

For several years, small businesses have become increasingly reliant on credit cards as a major…

By Joyce Jones

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Women & Money: Tips for Financial Empowerment

Ways to combat salary disparities

Over the next two weeks, we’ll have money management tips and strategies from Harrine Freeman,…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Women & Money: Tips for Financial Empowerment

Credit counseling CEO gives insights on money management

Savvy money management skills are a necessity to weather these tough economic times. BlackEnterprise.com has…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Did They Cause the Credit Crisis?

The loud, angry chorus of blame began almost immediately. As big banks and brokerage houses…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Goodbye Credit Card Rate Hikes?

New rules add protections for consumers

For many of us, credit cards have been a saving grace in times of need…

By Renita Burns

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