02 Feb

How credit cards impact your credit score

How credit cards impact your credit score
When it comes to achieving a high credit score, credit cards can be a double-edged sword. Depending upon how you use them, you can increase your score dramatically or suffer a precipitous drop. Credit cards typically weigh more heavily on credit scores …
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India Says Unfair Standards Keeping its Credit Rating Low (1)
(Bloomberg) — India questioned the methodology used by global rating agencies, asking why Asia’s third-largest economy has been denied an upgrade even as growth and fundamentals improve. “Rating agencies have inconsistent standards,” Arvind …
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Six Habits of People With Excellent Credit Scores
Without even knowing it you might be doing things that are damaging your credit score, which affects your ability to get credit and the interest rate you pay when you do get credit. A 2014 survey by Credit.com found that consumers sometimes don’t …
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4 reasons to use credit cards versus debit cards
With all of the recent hype over Suze Orman’s new debt card, it’s no wonder why many folks think it’s better to use a debit card versus a credit card. But for many folks that would be a mistake. The obvious reason many folks do this is to avoid getting …
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