"What's Your Number?" Getting To Their Credit Score By the Third Date - With 30 percent of women and 20 percent of men saying they will not marry someone who has bad credit, it's definitely best to get to the credit score sooner than later. But if you're planning to ask about their credit score, do yourself (and your date) a favor and give yourself until the third date.
If you suspect your credit score will improve under FICO’s new scoring model, good news. Your new and improved FICO 9 score is now available to lenders through Equifax. Not sure how the new scoring model will affect your credit? Here’s the gist.
Credit Reports Guide: 11 Things Simply Explained - Credit Info Center
You are entitled to one free credit report every 12 months through each of the three major credit reporting bureaus. But is that enough? Should you be checking your credit report more than once a year? And if so, how and when? The answer is, it depends.
When you are approved for a credit card, it comes with an APR, or annual percentage rate. It’s this rate that’s used to determine how much interest you’re charged if you carry a credit card balance. But its use isn’t as straightforward as you might think. Here’s how credit cards interest rates are calculated using your daily periodic rate and average daily balance: http://www.creditinfocenter.com/cards/calculate-interest-rates.shtml
Confused about credit scores? This comprehensive post leads you step-by-step through the world of credit so you can finally separate fact from fiction. More importantly, you'll discover why credit scores DO matter, despite what some financial experts tell you!
There seems to be a DIY option for pretty much everything these days and credit repair is no exception. It’s a good thing, too, as you don’t really want to deal with either of the two alternatives – doing nothing or paying an expensive credit repair company to do it for you. Here's how to do-it-yourself: http://www.creditinfocenter.com/wordpress/2016/08/08/credit-information-101-diy-credit-repair/
All the Credit Information You Need to Boost Your Score
If you have anything less than excellent credit, there’s plenty of room for improvement. The question is, how do you get there? Here’s all the credit information you need to get the job done – from good credit practices, to writing your own credit repair letters, to getting yourself a secured credit card (need be). http://www.creditinfocenter.com/wordpress/2016/07/07/credit-information-need-boost-score/
Not that fast. But it’s no reason to deter you. In fact, it’s the best reason you have to get started repairing your credit right away. The longer you wait, the further you’ll be from whatever financial goals are inspiring you to fix your credit score in the first place.