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How to Avoid Credit Repair Scams and Credit Score Ripoffs ...
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) notes that credit repair scams promise a quick-fix for the sort of credit woes that prevent people from either obtaining a mortgage or a car loan or instead compel them to pay a high interest rate for those loans. In exchange, these local and national companies vowing to provide a clean bill of credit health charge upfront fees as high as $250 - and sometimes...
How to Rebuild Your Credit After Bankruptcy -- Fast | HuffPost
How to Rebuild Your Credit After Bankruptcy -- Fast
By Curtis Arnold
It's about as popular as a root canal or a blown tire on the freeway. Yet like both of those dreaded occurrences, filing for bankruptcy is commonplace in modern America. In 2013 1,107,699 individuals and businesses in the U.S. had to file for bankruptcy according to government data . While it's pretty safe to say that not many...
10 Best Credit Cards for Bad Credit | HuffPost
Should You 'Freeze' Your Credit Reports? | HuffPost
Should You 'Freeze' Your Credit Reports?
By Jason Alderman
Although the odds of having your identity stolen remain quite low, anyone who's ever had their bank or credit card account compromised knows what a pain it can be to unravel the mess. Sometimes enterprising hackers just need your Social Security number, address and date of birth to start running up charges on your existing accounts -- or...
Date: 2018-03-31 01:25:59
Here's Why You Probably Don't Want To Freeze Your Credit ...
Date: 2018-03-31 05:30:47
Do the Best Credit Repair Services Really Work? | HuffPost
There are a lot of credit repair companies out there and a lot of scams that go with them, so how can you find the more reliable ones? Look for three things: longevity, reputation and money-back guarantee. I looked at some of the top credit repair services and tested them out for all of these criteria, and these were my favorites.
Best Credit Repair Overall: SkyBlue
SkyBlue is the most affordable...
4 Credit Fixes That Actually Work (That Nobody Uses ...
4 Credit Fixes That Actually Work (That Nobody Uses)
By Neal Frankle
It can be frustrating trying to correct your credit report. You can do everything by the book and still come up short. As a result, many consumers just give up.
I can understand the frustration but it's usually an expensive mistake to throw in the towel. Government studies show that 1 in 5 credit reports contain material...
What's the Best Way to Consolidate Debt? | HuffPost
By Jocelyn Baird, NextAdvisor.com
We are a nation of people in debt, and it doesn't seem to be getting any better. According to data released by the Federal Reserve this February, Americans' revolving, non-mortgage credit increased in December 2014 to $3.3 trillion -- while non-revolving credit (such as student and auto loans) rose to $2.42 trillion, as reported by USA Today . Whether you owe...
The Credit Card Dispute Process | HuffPost
What if I told you that one of the most valuable features of your credit card is one of the least used features? Most credit cards offer Dispute Resolution services that are unparalleled by any form of payment, allowing cardholders to have the upper hand when a merchant refuses to do the right thing.
How the Credit Card Dispute Process Works
Consumers are protected by a number of laws and acts,...