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March 4, 2015

3 Ways You Could Be Hurting Your Credit Score Even If You Pay Your Bills On …

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3 Ways You Could Be Hurting Your Credit Score Even If You Pay Your Bills On …News from The Consumerist:3 Ways You Could Be Hurting Your Credit Score Even If You Pay Your Bills On Time – Consumerist
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March 3, 2015

Credit score dropped? Your insurance rates may rise

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Credit score dropped? Your insurance rates may riseNews from WCPO:
Winter Storm Watch issued March 2 at 3:27PM EST expiring March 5 at 12:00PM EST in effect for: Bracken, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Lewis, Mason, Owen, Pendleton, Robertson
Freezing Rain Advisory issued March 2 at 3:27PM EST expiring March 3 at 1:00PM EST in effect for: Butler, Clark, Clinton, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton, Hocking, Madison, Montgomery, Pickaway, Preble, Warren
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March 2, 2015

Better Business Bureau: Important to know credit score, financing options …

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Better Business Bureau: Important to know credit score, financing options …News from Topeka Capital Journal:Better Business Bureau: Important to know credit score, financing options before buying car | CJOnline.com
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February 27, 2015

5 Ways Divorce Can Affect Your Credit Score

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5 Ways Divorce Can Affect Your Credit ScoreNews from Go Banking Rates:

Many people believe getting divorced automatically hurts your credit, but that is not true. The act of getting divorced itself won’t damage your credit because federal law states your marital status cannot impact your creditworthiness — lenders are prohibited from even asking about your marital status unless it could directly affect your loan.
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February 26, 2015

The 1 Thing That Could Instantly Make Your Credit Score Better

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The 1 Thing That Could Instantly Make Your Credit Score BetterNews from TIME:Experian Says Utility Bills Could Improve Credit Scores For Millions
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Why Your Credit Score Is the Most Important Number of Your LifeNews from The Fiscal Times:
Your mother was right: Your grades are your ticket to the good life.
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February 25, 2015

Hack Your Credit Score: Pay Off Holiday Credit Card Debt | Bankrate.com

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Hack Your Credit Score: Pay Off Holiday Credit Card Debt | Bankrate.comNews from Bankrate.com:
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By Jeanine Skowronski • Bankrate.com

Credit Cards » Credit Hack: Pay off remaining holiday debts

Credit Hack 1: Pay off that holiday debt
Still revolving holiday credit card debt? Chances are, you’re not alone.
In the U.S., average credit card debt increased about 3.5 percent from November 2013 to January 2014, according to a Bankrate analysis of Experian data.
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February 24, 2015

Opinion: Building a good credit score starts in college

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Opinion: Building a good credit score starts in collegeNews from LSU The Reveille:
College is a time where we lay the foundation of adulthood. We get an education that will secure our careers, we meet people that we will probably know for the rest of our lives and of course, we start building our credit.
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February 20, 2015

Why College Students Need To Worry About Their Credit Score More Than …

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Why College Students Need To Worry About Their Credit Score More Than …News from Forbes:
The last thing on most college students’ minds is their credit score. Seriously. I have yet to meet a college student who has ever been concerned about it. But at the same time, this number will define their financial lives for years to come. And making poor choices today could impact their lives for decades.
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February 19, 2015

The Secret to a Happy Marriage Is a Pristine Credit Score

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The Secret to a Happy Marriage Is a Pristine Credit ScoreNews from MainStreet:

Angela and Kirby Jacobson are a young married couple living in Dallas. She is a marketing professional; he’s an investment analyst. Given that they’ve been married for nearly five years and sharing finances for eight, you would think that — like many couples — there would have been some serious financial discussions along the way. Serious, maybe. But [...] Continue Reading…

February 17, 2015

Pamela Yip: Is striving for a perfect credit score worth it?

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Pamela Yip: Is striving for a perfect credit score worth it?News from Post-Bulletin:
Is perfection worth it when you’re oh-so-close already?
When it comes to your credit score, attaining the top number may not bring as big a return as you might think _ especially if your score is already the envy of most consumers.

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