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Can Credit Repair Companies Really Boost My Score?

Can Credit Repair Companies Really Boost My Score?

If you’ve ever listened to terrestrial radio or watched late-night television, chances are you heard or seen an ad for credit repair companies. You will often find credit repair companies in these mediums. They claim to be able to repair your credit to improve your credit score.  Why? One because it’s cheap to advertise. And two, they are typically making …

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6 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Paying Off Debt

6 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Paying Off Debt

If your finances are a bit out of control, there are many things you can do to gain back stability. Paying off debt is an essential part of getting your financial life in order. While it may be overwhelming at first, do your research and take it one step at a time. There are many resources out there, such as …

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Bad Credit Doesn't Have to Ruin Your Life

Bad Credit Doesn’t Have to Ruin Your Life

Many people have bad credit and are understandably frustrated and stressed out by it. While having bad credit does limit your options, it doesn’t have to ruin your life. The honest truth is your borrowing options are limited when your credit is bad. With that said, it’s not an impossible task. It is still possible for you to get a …

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How to Get Your Financial Life Together

How to Get Your Financial Life Together

In adulting 101, we learn that success in life is as simple as following a few memes. As if the only thing standing between you and conquering the world is believing in yourself and the application of a Dale Carnegie quote. With no disrespect to Buzzfeed and their 27 simple ways to get your life together, memes are not going …

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Common Misconceptions About Building a Good Credit Score - My Life, I Guess

7 Common Misconceptions About Building a Good Credit Score

When you’re looking to improve your credit score, whether it’s to secure a better mortgage deal or simply access funds to get your finances back on track, you’ll be faced with a lot of advice. Unfortunately, not all of this advice is accurate. There are a lot of common misconceptions and myths about what does and doesn’t affect your credit …

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3 Smart Strategies to Get Out of Debt Fast

3 Smart Strategies to Get Out of Debt Fast

Are you tired of being held back by debt? I’m going to guess that you probably are. Whether you’re dealing with student loans, credit card balances, or personal loans, debt can not only make you feel like it’s hard to move forward in life, but it can actually make it hard to move forward, too. If you’re ready to free …

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Setting Your Expectations Right: What Is the Typical Minimum Credit Score Required to Take out a Personal Loan?

Not everyone likes to take out a personal loan, but sometimes it’s inevitable. You have bills to pay or a medical emergency arises; it’s important that you have the money on hand to take care of your financial worries. But you can’t just walk into a bank or a lender’s office and expect to get cash just because you ask …

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