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Experian adding renter history to credit scores calculations

Credit score bureau Experian is now including renter history in its formula for adding up credit scores. Previously, only negative marks on a renter’s history, like evictions from non-payment, were added. Now positive marks will be added. Pay the rent on time and do some credit repair Credit bureaus typically do not factor renter’s history

Finding Quick Cash with CD Investments

Millions of consumers who wanted to save up quick cash for emergencies looked to CDs, or Certificates of Deposit, to make the process easier. By nature a CD is a great savings vehicle with the only negative being that its interest rates normally are less than favorable. The Certificate of Deposit There are many other
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Should Government Limit Bank Overdraft Fees?

Over-the-top overdraft fees The Associated Press reports that some senior congressional Democrats want to draw up legislation that would limit how much banks can charge customers in overdraft fees. Personally, I have been slapped with $105 in overdraft charges before for transactions that equaled a lot less than that, so I certainly would feel better

Know your credit score, and take steps to raise the number

To improve your credit score, nothing works better than paying off your credit cards and taking them out of your wallet. Knowing your credit score is the most basic fundamental of credit repair. But it’s even more important to know what affects  your credit score. And even more important than that is knowing what you

Fast Money is Available to Help Domestic Violence Victims

Online loans offer help for victims of domestic violence Help for domestic violence may call for a cash advance or a short-term loan. If so, online loans exist to help victims access emergency cash almost immediately. Although this is only a small part of the domestic violence resources readily available to help people flee violent

Get Ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2009

The Next Best Thing Thanksgiving is just around the corner. But do you know what the next best thing that comes after Thanksgiving is? That’s right, it’s Black Friday! It’s the biggest shopping day of the year! Black Friday is the day to go out and buy the things you have always wanted but couldn’t
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Using a personal loan for credit card debt could be a good move

If you need credit card debt relief, pay no attention to the ads on the Internet or late-night TV. The best way to get rid of credit card debt is to do it yourself, perhaps with a personal loan. Take independent action to boost your credit score faster so you can save money on future
Couples looking to installment loans to help pay for their wedding should find ways to benefit from a qualified, committed wedding planner like the one pictured here, standing in front of the bride.

Engaged couples look for installment loans for wedding planners

Engaged couples are looking to installment loans to pay their wedding planners. The new wave of weddings means bigger and grander affairs. Many grand affairs need one central professional to envision, plan and orchestrate them. The wedding planner The wedding industry is a $120 billion industry, with the average wedding costing $27,000. Although wedding planners

Bump Up Your Credit Score

To get the best deal on a loan today, you need better credit than ever before We’re in the middle of a credit crunch, and getting an installment loan – whether it’s an auto loan, a home loan, or a personal loan – requires better credit than ever before. Creditors have their guards up and
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Do Retirement Annuities Really Make Sense?

The golden years A retired couple sells the farm and moves to town to enjoy an easier life. They plan to travel and spend their golden years doing what they love. But as fate would have it, the husband dies a month after they buy the house in town. The retirement annuity A few days