CASH 1 Blog - News

CASH 1 knows money. We've been a financial institution for over 20 years. Read our blog to learn ways to manage your debt, loans and personal finances.

4 Common Credit Card Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
  • 4 MIN READ|
  • 0 Comment |
  • 282 |
  • by Logical Positions|
  • April 19, 2019 |
  • Credit

hand holding credit card avoiding mistakes

When used incorrectly, credit cards can rack up debt that sticks with you for years. Prevent financial distress by avoiding these common credit card mistakes.

Ouch! Here's What Hurts Your Credit Score [INFOGRAPHIC]
  • 7 MIN READ|
  • 0 Comment |
  • 902 |
  • by Javed Jat|
  • March 28, 2019 |
  • Credit

Learn what hurts your credit score

What affects your credit score? Here’s the definitive list and infographic about what you do that lowers, hurts and affects your credit score negatively.

6 Credit Score Myths, Busted [INFOGRAPHIC]
  • 2 MIN READ|
  • 0 Comment |
  • 348 |
  • by Javed Jat|
  • March 28, 2019 |
  • Credit

Learn these common credit repair myths

Though seven out of ten Americans have at least one credit card, and though in 2018, 57% of people had checked their credit scores in the past year, the concept of credit still tends to confuse people.

It's Not Impossible To Build Super Credit
  • 2 MIN READ|
  • 0 Comment |
  • 280 |
  • by Javed Jat|
  • March 28, 2019 |
  • Credit

Learn how to build your credit

Your credit score may have slipped a bit, but it can be rebuilt and maintained. Here are a few tips on how to keep your credit score up

Do Cash Advances Hurt Your Credit Score?
  • 5 MIN READ|
  • 0 Comment |
  • 414 |
  • by Joseph Priebe|
  • March 28, 2019 |
  • Credit

Do cash advances hurt your cedit score?

Do cash advances hurt your credit score? Credit card cash advances and cash advance loans can hurt your credit if you don't manage them properly. Making payments on time and avoiding default will keep your credit score healthy and possibly increase it.

What is a Credit Score?
  • 7 MIN READ|
  • 0 Comment |
  • 412 |
  • by Joseph Priebe|
  • March 28, 2019 |
  • Credit

A credit score is the three-digit number generated with an algorithm using information from your credit report

A credit score is the three-digit number generated with an algorithm using information from your credit report. The purpose of your credit score is to predict the risk of whether or not you will pay back your credit obligations in the next two years.

What is a Secured Line of Credit?
  • 4 MIN READ|
  • 0 Comment |
  • 406 |
  • by Joseph Priebe|
  • March 28, 2019 |
  • Credit

What is a secured line of credit?

What is a secured line of credit? Check out our guide and learn the line of credit definition and how does a line of credit work when you read this article.

Why Do Employers Check Credit?
  • 6 MIN READ|
  • 0 Comment |
  • 294 |
  • by Noel Ballon|
  • March 28, 2019 |
  • Credit

Can I be denied a job because of my credit?

These states restrict a credit check for employment: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Connecticut, Maryland, Vermont, Oregon, and Washington. If you are applying for a job anywhere else, your employer is allowed to do an employment credit check.

How to Rebuild Bad Credit in 5 Simple Steps
  • 4 MIN READ|
  • 0 Comment |
  • 294 |
  • by Javed Jat|
  • March 1, 2019 |
  • Credit

You can repair your credit in 5 simple steps

Having bad credit can cost you thousands of dollars each year in interest rates. Learn how to rebuild your credit score with these simple steps.

Use These Apps to Build and Monitor Your Credit
  • 3 MIN READ|
  • 0 Comment |
  • 296 |
  • by Javed Jat|
  • September 7, 2018 |
  • Credit

Improve your financial knowledge with these credit apps

A credit score identifies your creditworthiness to potential lenders such as banks, as your credit score shows how responsible you are in paying off your balances.