Monthly Archives: July 2011

Ask Kim: Free way to get your credit score

Ask Kim: Free way to get your credit score News from Tulsa World: A: Although you’ve been able to get a free copy of your credit report from each of the three credit bureaus for several years from www.annualcreditreport.com, you … Continue reading

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Why Escrow Payments Increase

If your mortgage payment increased recently, you’re not alone. I have been told by more than one person that they have gotten a notice in the mail from their lender informing them that their mortgage payment was increasing and it … Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Business Credit Score

How to Boost Your Business Credit Score News from Entrepreneur: Do you know your credit score? When was the last time you checked your credit report? Your credit history plays a key role in your financial future, yet most people … Continue reading

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Every credit score is not created the same

Every credit score is not created the same News from USA Today: By Sandra Block, USA TODAY Updated If you spend any time on the Internet, you’ve probably seen ads for “free” credit scores. They usually appear alongside ads promising … Continue reading

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Why It Pays to Be a Good Renter

If you’re looking for an apartment for rent, you might be getting a nasty shock soon, if you haven’t already. Rents are going up, and they’re going up fast. According to MarketWatch, the average list price of rental homes went … Continue reading

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Lawmakers split as debt deadline looms

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON | Mon Jul 25, 2011 10:27am EDT (Reuters) – A sharply divided Congress pursued rival budget plans on Monday that appeared unlikely to win broad support, pushing the United States closer to a ratings downgrade and … Continue reading

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CFPB Report: Not All Credit Scores Are Created Equal

CFPB Report: Not All Credit Scores Are Created Equal News from Business Insider: By Christopher Maag So you’ve gotten your free credit score, and you think you’re set. Now you know exactly where you stand, and you know what the … Continue reading

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Investors: How to Deal With the Debt Ceiling Debacle

Tim Lee Most investors are watching the debt ceiling debate with uneasy awareness of the risk to global financial stability if a compromise isn’t reached in time. But, few investors have a true plan to respond to the possible outcomes … Continue reading

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New rules entitle consumers free access to credit scores

New rules entitle consumers free access to credit scores News from Minnesota Public Radio:by Jessica Mador, Minnesota Public Radio July 21, 2011 St. Paul, Minn. — Consumers who get turned down for credit are entitled to access their credit scores … Continue reading

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Additional Free Credit Scores Will Soon Be More Accessible

Additional Free Credit Scores Will Soon Be More Accessible News from Credit Card Guide News: SHARE Consumers will soon have easier access to an additional free copy of their credit score, thanks to new regulations recently released by the Federal … Continue reading

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