Need a loan to pay off debt? See if you qualify for relief without a loan If you’ve ever pulled your credit files from each of the three major credit bureaus and tried to compare them, you know that certain information in your credit records likely to be different. But did you also realize [...]
Fortunately, there is one recent change to the world of credit scoring concerning small debts, which are sometimes called “nuisance” collection accounts. In August 2009, Fair Isaac rolled out to all three credit bureaus its newest general-purposeFICO score, dubbed FICO 08. With this new version of the credit score, FICO says its will disregard collection [...]
If you have never seen your credit reports, or been told your credit scores, you may have only a rough idea of your standing. If so, that’s a big mistake. I don’t want you to have hazy or vague knowledge about such a very important topic. I want you to be crystal-clear about your credit rating and know what specific actions you can take to maximize and even profit from it.