Tag Archive for: credit scores

What If I Can’t Pay My Taxes? Five Ways To Manage Your Bill.

You have options for dealing with a tax bill you can’t pay. To minimize penalties and interest, you’ll need to take action before taxes are due. Pretending the problem doesn’t exist is far more expensive than dealing with it.

16 Of The Worst Pieces Of Financial Advice People Have Ever Been Given

While there's a lot of good financial advice that could be beneficial to someone trying to save money, there's also some really bad guidance being given. The Reddit community was recently ask "What’s the worst piece of financial advice somebody has given you?" The responses were downright concerning. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR THE BEST ONES

4 Simple Tricks For Boosting Your Credit Score

There are simple steps you can take today to boost your score and end up with one that opens doors for you instead of imposing financial hurdles. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR FOUR OF THOSE STEPS YOU SHOULD CONSIDER TAKING

This Type Of Loan Doesn’t Help Your Credit Score, Even If You Stay On Top Of It

Also called cash advances, payday loans are extremely expensive, typically not reported to mainstream consumer credit bureaus, and will not count toward your credit history. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Asked To Co-Sign A Loan? When To Just Say No (Even To Your Kids)

According to a recent survey, 40% of people who co-sign on loans wind up covering some or even all of the borrower's payments, 28% saw damage to their own credit scores, and 26% reported soured relationships with borrowers. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Banks Now Giving Customers Access To Credit Score

Consumer advocates – regular critics of big banks – back their latest move to give credit information to customers in order to help them handle their financial lives. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE