Monthly Archives July 2015

6 Perks a Sparkling Credit Score Will Earn You

Excellence pays off. So you say you’ve got pretty decent credit. You pay your car loan on time—90% of the time. And you meet your minimum monthly payments on all your credit cards, even though you’re close to maxing out a few. As for that personal loan you got while in between jobs? You’re still chipping away at it—albeit five years later. You may not have an excellent credit score, but pretty good is good enough, right? Well, that depends on how you feel after running a few numbers: Going from a fair credit score (mid to upper 600s) to
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What is a good credit score?

Do you have a good credit score? It sounds like a simple question, yet you may not know the answer – in fact, you may not even know what your score is. Yet keeping on top of it and understanding how your financial activities affect it may make the difference in whether you are approved for a loan or given a better rate on your insurance. And according to a recent Time Magazine article, good credit scores can save borrowers thousands of dollars in interest on everything from mortgages to auto loans and credit cards. Here’s what you need to
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