Balance transfer’s credit impact is low when done properly.
My credit score increased after I opened a new credit card. I have a theory as to why.
Two of the three major credit bureaus misled customers about the true value of the credit scores they offer, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says.
Opening a credit card for emergencies could help your credit — if you use the card properly.
You can comfortably assume when you open a new credit card and transfer balances from one or several other cards to it, something will happen to your credit score.
New data from credit bureau Experian paints a pretty telling picture: Each successive generation has a higher average credit score than the one before it.
The warning signs are usually right in front you, but that just may be the toughest place to spot a problem.
Lenders appear to have varying policies when it comes to repeat customers, but pretty similar ones when it comes to credit checks.
Why you should consider checking your credit score more often than you do.
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