Nicole Dieker


Nicole Dieker has six years of experience in personal finance coverage. She spent five years as a writer and editor for The Billfold, a personal finance blog where people had honest conversations about money. You can find Nicole on Twitter: @HelloTheFuture.

Recent Articles By Nicole Dieker

  • Credit

    What do the 3 credit bureaus do?

    The three credit bureaus are Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. Learn what goes into your different credit reports — and how it affects your credit score.

    5 MIN READ Sep. 10, 2020
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  • Credit

    How to build credit

    Your credit score has a huge impact on your financial life. The good news is that building credit isn’t hard. Here’s how to start improving your credit today.

    7 MIN READ Aug. 20, 2020
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  • Credit Cards

    How a balance transfer affects your credit score

    Balance transfer credit cards allow you to consolidate your existing credit card balances onto a single card, but it’s important to understand how a transfer can impact your credit.

    5 MIN READ Sep. 16, 2020
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  • Credit Cards

    How to get rid of credit card debt

    Eliminating credit card debt might take time, but it’s an achievable goal. Here are some strategies to reduce debt, lower your interest rates and begin your journey towards a debt-free life.

    5 MIN READ Aug. 20, 2020
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