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How to Avoid Credit Card Fraud: Credit Card Theft Prevention
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  • by Logical Positions|
  • July 3, 2019 |
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Credit card theft can ruin your credit score and take months to repair the damage. To learn how to avoid credit card fraud, follow these simple tips.

7 Ways to Boost your Credit Score Right Now
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  • by Shiv Nanda|
  • May 30, 2019 |
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Do you want to know how to boost your credit score? Bad credit will hurt you financially, but these tips will help you improve and maintain a better credit score.

4 Common Credit Card Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
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  • by Logical Positions|
  • April 19, 2019 |
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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]
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  • by Javed Jat|
  • March 28, 2019 |
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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]
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  • by Javed Jat|
  • March 28, 2019 |
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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
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  • by Javed Jat|
  • March 28, 2019 |
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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?
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  • by Joseph Priebe|
  • March 28, 2019 |
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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?
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  • by Joseph Priebe|
  • March 28, 2019 |
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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?
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  • by Joseph Priebe|
  • March 28, 2019 |
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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?
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  • by Noel Ballon|
  • March 28, 2019 |
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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.