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  • Mother working on laptop with toddler

    Worst credit advice from friends and family

    Credit advice from friends and family is often well-intentioned, but we’ve gathered our top ten worst pieces of advice that can hurt your credit and credit score. Find out what to avoid, and what to [...]

    6 min read Jul 05, 2021
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    Is Experian Boost worth it?

    Experian Boost is a credit-building tool that lets you use alternative data to boost your score. It’s free to use and boosts scores by 12 points on average, yet there are a few downsides to consider [...]

    6 min read Jun 28, 2021
  • Older couple in front of laptop

    Are credit repair companies a scam?

    Credit repair is often a scam, but even a reputable credit repair company won’t do anything that you can’t do on your own.

    5 min read Jun 17, 2021
  • Young hipster woman reading paperwork

    How to read a credit report

    Your credit report is a detailed record of your credit history and the accuracy of those details is important. Here’s what to look for when reviewing your credit report.

    8 min read Apr 05, 2021
  • Woman shopping online

    What does creditworthiness mean?

    In the world of credit, lenders are always concerned about the creditworthiness of their customers and potential customers. But what does that mean exactly? Let’s take a closer look this week. What does [...]

    3 min read Mar 04, 2021
  • Woman paying bills

    How credit mix affects your credit score

    When it comes to credit scores, payment history and credit utilization seem to grab the headlines. This is somewhat understandable, since the combination makes up the lion’s share of your FICO score [...]

    4 min read Feb 04, 2021
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