Sick of Low Credit Scores? Heres Your Rx to Fix

By: Ron Barrett
In order to get your credit scores to rise very quickly, you will need to have some sense of urgency in contacting each of the credit reporting agencies. Although each one of them uses a different method to determine your scores, the way that you contact them and the information you request to be verified will be somewhat the same.

Once you receive your credit reports from each of the three major agency and know the areas of each that are affecting your credit score the most you can create the plan of attack you are going to use to clean these areas up and get the best results possible in the least amount of time.

Using this precise method of repairing your credit reports and boosting all of your scores will allow you to complete the next steps much easier.

Once you have cleaned up your report and raised your scores the first step you must take is to secure a small loan with a local bank. Sometimes you can get this accomplished with just your signature. You will then begin making the payments on that loan. Each payment will be made on time at the very worst. Your goal is to make the payments early. This will begin to create a positive payment history. It is that history that will eventually give future lenders the confidence to trust that you can make payments and will make the paymenst as outlined.

Not only will this allow you to get better interest rates, but will also allow you to secure better rates on your insurance. The lower payments that you realize from reduced interest and insurance rates will enable you to manage them better and ensure that the payments will be made on time, raising your scores even higher. Remember, you want to make the payments on time at the worst.

Repairing your credit score isn't quite as difficult as most people think it is. Making sure the correct steps and ensure that you don't have any hiccups along the way where you miss payments or make your payments late.

After you have started the rebuilding plan, the momentum that you create by doing this will raise your scores much faster. You need to know that there are other areas on your reports that will significantly affect your scores and they all need to be addressed at some point if you are going to get the highest score you can.
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