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Survey: Americans and generational education about credit

Lexington Law’s generational credit survey asked respondents if their parents taught them about credit and how they felt about their future financial success.

What Happens When a Bill Goes to Collections?

Even when we strive to meet all our financial obligations, unexpected life events can get in the way. Cash flow does not always line up with our bills, especially when faced with sudden medical expenses or a drop in income. After a set period of time, lenders may send unpaid debts to a collection agency.

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How to Fix Credit Scores: 4 Steps to Repairing a Bad Credit Score

When it comes time to reach a major financial milestone like buying a home, the negative information on your credit report could interfere with your dreams. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to improve a poor credit score and work towards homeownership. 

The post How to Fix Credit Scores: 4 Steps to Repairing a Bad Credit Score first appeared on Total Mortgage.

Tips for Maintaining a Good Credit Score

Learning how to achieve and maintain a good credit score is a crucial part of your financial health. Not only can it be a badge that says your financial life is in good shape, it can also help you access credit and get approved for loans and insurance at more competitive rates. Being approved for […]

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WTFinance: What is a Credit Score?

Thinking about buying a house? That new car you’ve been dreaming about? Opening that coffee shop/bookstore/record store that also sells sandwiches? Big dreams require financial assistance, and in order to get good financial assistance, you need good credit.  Unfortunately, there’s a lot of misinformation around about credit scores, Fortunately, we’re here to help you weed

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