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Does Closing a Credit Card Hurt Your Credit? credit reports and credit scores Jun 22, 2021

You’ve worked super hard and have paid off a credit card - Go You!  

 

Now, should you close that credit card?  Well...maybe?  But, maybe NOT.  If closing it...

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How to Read Your Credit Report credit reports and credit scores Jun 15, 2021

If you’ve ever wondered...when did I get that car loan?  Or, what year did we refinance the house?  There is one place you can go to that ALWAYS has that information -- Your Credit...

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What is a FICO Score and why do I care? credit reports and credit scores Jun 09, 2021

Here’s the bottom line:  your credit score is like your financial grade.  Think of it like your “adulting score”.  Whether high or low, your credit score is...

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Everything You Need to Know About Your Credit Report credit reports and credit scores Mar 13, 2021

Every year I make sure I give myself at least one birthday present.  Okay, usually it’s more than just one, but THIS one is the most important:

I download and review my credit report!

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