Bad Credit is a Drag. Here’s How to Boost Your Credit Score

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach on October 16, 2012

in Credit Scores

Are you tired of being denied credit? Do you want to raise your FICO credit score, qualify for a mortgage, or get the best interest rates on auto loans, student loans, and credit cards?

Thankfully, no matter what your current credit standing, you can achieve A-1 credit. It may take some time – but probably not as long as you think.

In fact, once you know the ins and outs of the credit scoring system, and how to avoid making serious credit mistakes that can lower your credit rating, you’ll probably find that banks and creditors will fall all over themselves competing for your business.

Here are a few articles you should read to help you get on the right path to having perfect credit:

Can being added as an authorized user to someone else’s credit card account help boost my credit score?

What Is the VantageScore and How is it Different from the FICO Credit Score?

FICO Score vs. PLUS Score – What’s the Difference?

How to Improve Your FICO Credit Score – Video Advice

Recommended Reading

Perfect Credit: 7 Steps to a Great Credit Rating

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Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach

Personal Finance Expert and Co-Founder at Ask The Money
Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach is a personal finance expert, speaker, and author of numerous books on personal finance. She appears frequently as an expert commentator on television, radio and in print.

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due to financial hardship a couple of years ago I now have 3 creditors harassing me for money. we sold our house to help pay off things and now because of my poor credit , I do not qualify for a loan. How do I deal with them. should I do a consumer proposal ?? I owe approx. $25,000

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