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Credit Repair: What’s the Score?
by James Kemish.FICO, the Score that CountsThere are many credit scores available, but the FICO score is the one that matters. FICO, by the way, is an acronym for Fair Isaac & Company, the creator of the scoring model. Virtually all lenders use FICO scores to make l...
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Credit Repair – Where Do I Begin?
by Chane Steiner.Credit ReportsYou know you have bad credit, because you can’t get approved for any loans that you apply for, but that’s not good enough.? We need to know exactly how bad it is, so let’s get a copy of our credit reports.? As you probably already...
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Credit Repair Myths
by Chane Steiner.As a credit repair specialist, I'm frequently asked these questions about cleaning up your credit report. It's important to know the answers to these questions before you start repairing your credit.Even if I get a negative item removed from my credi...
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FTC suggests self credit repair may be the best
by Scott P. Mckay.If you were to type in the words “credit repair” in any major search engine on the internet you had better prepare yourself to be bombarded by companies who claim they can increase your credit score for a fee. On Google alone there comes up with ...
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Credit Repair: How to Handle a Collector
by James Kemish.The Basic RulesCollectors are governed by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Collectors do not always play fair, so it is best if you know the rules. Collectors cannot report a collection to the credit bureaus unless they have sent you a...
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Credit Repair Tips for Everyone
by James Kemish.Using Your Credit CardsThere is nothing wrong with using your credit cards. Credit cards allow you to manage both purchases and unforeseen events over time. There is also nothing particularly wrong with running your balances up to the limit - unless ...
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5 Quick And Easy Steps To Do Credit Repair Yourself
by Alex Navas.In this tough economy, when every dollar counts, it is crucial to learn how to do credit repair yourself. Each and every day, thousands of desperate people are needlessly running to credit repair agencies spending hundreds, even thousands of dollars...
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Why Avoid Credit Repair Services That Offer Suspicious Solutions
by Lara Sawyer.There are many credit repair services out there offering magic solutions. They claim that they can erase your negative entries even if they are legitimate, they claim that they can offer you a new credit history to start over and many other asserts t...
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Credit Repair: Big News about Authorized User Accounts
by James Kemish.Questionable Credit Repair PracticesA small sub-set of the credit repair industry has been operating in a gray area of the law by selling authorized user accounts to consumers. Many credit repair customers have been willing to pay significant amounts...
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Credit Repair Professional Tips
by James Kemish.Pay Your Bills on TimeCredit repair means timely payments. Does this go without saying? If you want to repair your credit and improve your credit scores you cannot afford new late payments on your credit report. New late payments will have a major im...
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A Small Credit Repair Miracle
by James Kemish.John and Susan declared bankruptcy in January of 2004 and were discharged four months later in April. They were under the impression that there was nothing that could be done to repair their credit following the bankruptcy. They both felt as if they ...
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Credit Repair Company - What They Really Can and Can Not Do
by Justin Hutto.A lot of credit repair companies say they can fix any credit report. All the person has to do is hire the company and their credit problems are fixed. Is this true?Unfortunately no, it's not. There are fraudulent credit repair companies that prey on ...
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Credit Repair, Your Budget, and Your Life
by Jim Kemish.Taking Stock of Your LifeMoney comes and money goes. How do you spend your money? Organizing a budget does not have to be painful. Getting started can be challenging, but once underway you are likely to feel exhilarated. There is nothing like the fee...
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The Options For Credit Repair
by John Porter.Credit repair today is a thing that is being discussed in various circles and there is no surprise in that because consumer debt today has hit an all time high in the US. There are different options available to you for your credit repair. We discuss...
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Should I Use a Credit Repair Service?
by Stephen Ashton.There are some benefits to using a credit repair company and there are some real disadvantages too. The first thing to think about is why you want to use a credit repair service? Is it because you have bad credit that you want to fix but simply don...
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Credit Market: Credit Repair Whiz
by Michelle Simms.Predatory lending is in the news again. This time it is not just about mortgage companies offering 100% financing on homes. It looks like First Premier Bank of South Dakota has agreed to refund $4.5 million dollar to New York consumers based on illeg...
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Credit Repair - Right Here
by Brian Mcquirk.Credit repair seems like a very tedious process but actually it is not. Credit repair is a booming business now and, unfortunately, a lot of unscrupulous elements are thriving in the market. By law, credit repair organizations must give you a copy of...
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Bad Credit Repair - Do it Legal and Right!
by Dewey Kearney.There's a lot of bad credit repair offers on the web today making bold claims to "increase your credit score by 100 points in 30 days! Guaranteed!" Or something like that. But beware! These bad credit repair systems can end up making your credit wor...
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Common Credit Repair Questions Answered!
by Jim Kemish.What is the quickest way to improve your score? Do mortgage inquiries count against your credit score? Credit repair expert Jim Kemish answers these questions and more.The Importance of Your CreditYour credit score will determine the interest rate th...
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5 Tips for Fast Credit Repair
by Tomas Loden.Everyone dreams of owning their own home, raising their families and having the best credit ever. But in reality this is not the way that it happens. You may have started with good intentions but life happens and you get behind. When you get behind...
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Credit Repair Firms - Why you Dont Need Them
by Jon Arnold.You see the ads all over town and many places you surf to on the Internet - fix your credit now. The advice is sound and well founded. In today's society, a consumer's credit score is being used for many more things than just for a lender to make an ...
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Is Credit Repair a Scam ?
by Mike Clover.If you want to find an industry with a horrible reputation look no further than credit repair. Over the years I have seen countless companies coming to my office wanting me to send all of my applicants for a mortgage who had bad credit to them. Most ...
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How to Repair Bad Credit - Dont Pay for Credit Repair Services
by IC.Credit can be a sore subject, especially when a person's credit history is continually blemished by late payments and delinquent accounts. Some people would rather just ignore their credit history, but the reality of the matter is that there are oft...
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Credit Repair Services - Beware of Scammers
by IC.Poor credit is limiting and can end up being costly. Hence, people with bad credit are increasingly targeted by credit repair scam artists determined to make a few dollars. There are commercials all over the media, mostly on the Internet aimed at per...
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Can Credit Repair Companies be Trusted?
by Mike Powers.In this world where fraud seems like a second language on the internet, we sometimes find it hard to trust companies we want to deal with. When it comes to repairing your credit, we know we must be extremely careful about who we choose to help us al...
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